I was openly verbally threatened with great physical harm by an employee while in the presence of management (who witnessed the threat spoken), who then claimed they were unable to take action due to the absence of physical contact....is this true? is it legally feasible to sue my employer? I... Read more »
They can take action. They can investigate, suspend, fire that person and/or make sure you aren't working together. You may be able to take action against the employer for several causes, such as negligent hire/retention of that employee. You may need to file with an administrative agency if the...Read more »
I am left without legal representation because the attorney I hired removed himself from my case two weeks before the statue of limitations expired after I was persistent in my desire to go to court after almost a year of unsuccessful negotiation attempts. I have not been able to get another... Read more »
I was fired from my job via text message immediately following my text to my boss asking about a $2000 discrepancy in my first paycheck. I hired an attorney a month later to help me recover wages. He sent a demand letter and my former employer refused to negotiate a settlement and to this day has... Read more »
You are confusing administrative limitations with legal limitations. Moreover, please be advised that an employer's failure to pay correct wages is not actionable as employment discrimination unless you have evidence that the employer failed to pay you the correct wages because of your gender, age,...Read more »
I wanted to know if it's ok to not approve me for vacation time while also threatening to fire me. I'm the kitchen manager at kekes breakfast cafe. He works me like a dog yet I get teated like crap. I need this job but they are threatening me if I dnt show up even tho my vacation days were approved.
Unfortunately, you are pretty much at the employer's mercy; why? Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at will.” The only thing employers...Read more »
My general manager stated today that ever since I stated I was pregnant I am currently 4 months that I've become dumber and everyone there notices it too. And she constantly talks to my co-workers about me making jokes. Its to the point where I don't even feel like coming in because of the fact... Read more »
I have seen this same intentional discriminatory behavior before. In my professional opinion you have stated at least one viable claim of discrimination (pregnancy). I advise you to contact the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) in Tallahassee Florida. Their toll-free telephone number is...Read more »
Sure; in America anyone can sue anyone else at any time—even without a lawyer in small claims court. Winning the lawsuit is another matter. If you decide to sue you should be prepared to pay the filing fee and then pay another hundred bucks or so for service of process. Finally, if a court of law...Read more »
Originally my Manger started off sending messages while on leave to me about work related concerns eventually it transpired to I need to let them know ahead of time if I plan on being out of work. I was told my attendance is an outlier and that instead of staying home not doing anything come to... Read more »
The FLMA is not intended to be used as any kind of excuse to avoid going to work. The FMLA is intended to help people who have demonstrated some legitimate short term health concerns or who have family members with legitimate short term health concerns--i.e., are expected to last six months or...Read more »
Can your old supervisor came back after approving your timesheet and question what you did the last few days of that pay period? Seems like harassment to me when they have claimed in their email that they didnt see you on your last day, lied about other employees inquiring about your whereabouts... Read more »
He gives everyone overtime except me. I have a set schedule since I started there 2 years ago because I work two job. All of a sudden he cut my hours and tell me " you have to work a night shift them we can talk about getting your hours back" am the only one he does stuff like that to.. I was due... Read more »
My name is on this form several times. Not only did he share my medical information but used me as a example of what happens if you fail a drug test. Slandered my name. No one ever fired me properly either. I was never contacted by the owner. The general manager just texted me and said "dont come... Read more »
Unless you have a written employment agreement, you have little or no employee rights in Florida. Why? Because Florida is an “at will employment” state--which means Florida employers are free to hire, assign, re-assign, re-locate, promote, demote, discipline, suspend or terminate employees...Read more »
He won’t let me take it and says he won’t pay me for it. There has only been 2 employees for over 5 yrs there was never a handbook. It’s was just what I was told I’ve received 2 week paid vacations for 5 years now.
Hi: I informed my employer of my status changing from EAD to green Card as soon as it did. I went 3 weeks ago and updated my I-9 and presented my card, signed my I9, and received a copy of it. The manager somehow felt to upload the new info into their system, and today I was told I couldn’t work... Read more »
Legal answer: Unless you have a written employment agreement, you have little or no employee rights in Florida. Why? Because Florida is an “at will employment” state--which means Florida employers are free to hire, assign, re-assign, re-locate, promote, demote, discipline, suspend or terminate...Read more »
When you find it let me know. Settlement data especially is very hard to come by as settlements are most often confidential. Plaintiffs and their counsel dont have as much statistical information as exists in some other areas of civil trial law.
I applied to be an amazon driver, the application asked if I was 21, my birthday was in a couple weeks so I said yes. I was hired on Nov 30th. They verified my ID and I still moved forward with the hiring process. I told the managers that I wasnt 21 but I would be in two weeks and they allowed me... Read more »
I pursued a position within the Federal government in three different occasions, not knowing that I was discriminated all the time on basis of national origin. I have voluminous records showing the employees of the agencies hide evidence in the discovery, obstructed my competition, employees and... Read more »
If you require off for religious purposes you should request it off and explain its for observance and not for just to use as to just have off for convenience but if business has a need and asks you to work and others it’s not discriminatory. If it prevents you from going to church that may be a...Read more »
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