James J. Hux's answer If your employer did so, it could be FMLA retaliation. You should speak with an employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss your situation in more detail. Some will offer free initial consultations.
Gerald Barry Dorfman's answer You may be able to file a Qui Tam action. Depending on the ultimate amounts recovered, some of these can be quite valuable. Look for attorneys who are familiar with the requirements for these types of cases, and have one or more consultations to learn more.
Ethan White's answer Simple answer is probably yes. Illinois is an "at will" employment jurisdiction, meaning your employer can fire you for any reason or no reason at all, so long as it is not discriminatory. But firing a person because the employer does not like the dating between employees is unlikely to be discriminatory. Based on what you've described above, the firing is likely legal. I hope that helps.
V. Jonas Urba's answer Are you at will? No contract? You might get back pay and then be fired again. Employers need no reason at all to fire at will employees. If you are not happy with this job find another one first before quitting this one.
Griffin Klema's answer Enforceability of the contract will be subject to state law (California). Whether a contract that applies retrospectively would be enforceable under California law is something that a California-licensed lawyer would have to advise on. Generally speaking, a contract must have what is called "consideration" to be enforceable. If the former employer isn't giving you something in exchange for the promises you are making in the contract, then it might not be enforceable, even if you do sign....
Dale S. Gribow's answer To properly answer any legal question it is necessary to ascertain more information. It is like asking a doctor over the phone what your pain in the stomach is about and whether he could cure it. The Doc needs to get a more complete history, lab work and X-rays etc.
I would strongly suggest you write out a detailed summary of the facts including your name, address, email and the relevant facts. Every lawyer you talk to will need the same information to intelligently answer your inquiry....
V. Jonas Urba's answer You can be fired for a good reason, bad reason or no reason at all as an "at will" employee. If you are non union, non civil service, or do not have a written contract of employment you are probably at will. Being in the bathroom is not an illegal reason to fire someone unless you told your employer about some medical condition which might require extended bathroom time. Unless you were told that excess bathroom time could get you fired you should be able to recover unemployment, barring gross...
Peter N. Munsing's answer Your estate lawyer should have suggested to you that you had that right. Likely it's passed, but why not contact a member of the Ga Trial Lawyers Assn in your county--they give free consults. Look for one that handles workers compensation.
Ashley Ann Krapacs' answer It is unlawful for an employer to terminate you because of your pregnancy. You should definitely reach out to a lawyer who can help you determine whether you have a discrimination claim against your previous employer. Please contact my firm if you want a free consultation.
Leonard R. Boyer's answer These are 3 different things. Any time you work with any contractor, you need to retain an attorney to determine if contract and contractor are legitimate. A vendor sells materials, a contractor performs work. There are general contractors (a prime contractor is not a common term in NJ) and sub-contractors.
John J. P. Howley's answer It is possible (but very difficult) to obtain a temporary injunction in an employment termination case. You must present evidence that: (1) you will likely win the lawsuit; (2) that you will suffer "irreparable harm" if you are terminated; and (3) the equities are balanced in your favor. A lot will depend on the facts of your case, including whether you are a union member, whether HRA has other grounds to terminate you, etc.
The most difficult part is proving "irreparable harm." You...
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer Yes, if you want to receive the settlement you would have to sign the release. If you don't know what these rights might be, you should consult with an attorney, or at least research those statutes.
Richard Yaskin's answer If you now reside in Minnesota, it seems that an initial question is whether you are now subject to the jurisdiction of the New Jersey court. What is the basis of jurisdiction over you claimed by the Complaint?
Roy Lee Warren's answer My goodness, I cannot believe they treated you like that! Look at the employment policies to determine whether such events are addressed, if not you may well have an argument against your employer to claim "implied consent" because it acquiesced to your previous use. The fact you were on call 24/7 also should help your cause. You could be entitled to mileage for use of your car. Contact Texas Employment Commission. Good luck to you.
Timur Akpinar's answer As a general matter, breach of contract arises when a party to a contract fails to perform without there being some underlying legal defense, provided the contract is valid and there are no defenses to its formation. However, your contract could be governed by provisions of Alberta law (you mention Alberta). To answer your question, an attorney is likely to ask you to show them the contract, as breach is an act that can be defined or governed by the terms of a contract.
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