I am suffering from repetitive stress injury. I called out of work and went to the doctors. I requested to fill out an accident report. They filled one out and gave it to me at the end of the work day. Once I read it they filled it out incorrectly. Not putting what I actually told them. Seems to me... Read more »
The employee did sign a employee contract to work in a restaurant, where she/he voluntarily signed to give 1 week notice when quitting. In the contract is written that the employer would withheld the hours missed from the employees final paycheck. (Example: the employee was supposed to work part... Read more »
My wife is a full-time employee of a company as Physical Therapist who visits several patients a day. Some of these patients can be an hour's drive from each other. The employer is only compensating the milage, and not the time spent driving. Hence, my wife has to put in a lot of unpaid overtime to... Read more »
It sounds like your wife may be what’s called a 1099 employee, not a regular (W-2) employee. The difference is that-as a professional-she can be required to do things that employers cannot require regular employees to do. Thus the rules and laws governing employment rights are not the same for...Read more »
I work on a "Q&A website" that pays people to ask questions, who at the end of year sends a 1099-Misc form, classifying me as an "independent contractor". I currently earn 1K every month on this site. I've earned 6K up to this point throughout the year. Per their guidelines, they can ban people... Read more »
Lawyers who like good reviews apparently like to answer questions about the future; I am not one because no one on this planet can predict the future. The short answer to your questions is yes. Whether you will win is unknowable.
And intimidated by my coworker, our boss, our bosses boss who is also my coworkers mom. I filed an official grievance per comp policy over this. I have now been moved into a corner desk, restricted from speaking with coworkers, threatened with firing, and now they made a revision to our employee... Read more »
I would not sign the new handbook it you already believe that you will be fired. You did not mention how many employees the employer employs. I am assuming since you filed with the EEOC that it is at least 25. You really need to consult with and retain an employment law attorney. Most JUSTIA...Read more »
I work overnight from 10pm-7am on Friday night I get two hours and the other six roll over to the next week (Saturday is the start of a new week) so they pushed all my hours to Friday so they didn't have to pay the overtime
I'm guessing this has something to do with a garnishment. If so, you should have been served with process. Show the order to an attorney in your area to see what it's all about. Or you might want to review the court file (you can do that online; google "clerk of court" for your county).
if I will receive unpaid accrued PTO (Paid-time Off). I cannot get a straight answer from the HR contact person. Note: There is a severance if I sign the agreement. but goes on to say "Employee acknowledges that foregoing payments and benefits in this Agreement includes any unused Paid Time Off"... Read more »
Without having any opportunity to review the severance agreement I am unable to properly advise you about it. However, I will say that most employers who are represented by lawyers are told not to discuss the agreement with the employee because of the chance of creating a misunderstanding that...Read more »
I am an employee at a franchise my boss owns. There is talk that corporate is buying back the franchise to do with it what they want since my boss who owns the franchise is defaulting on loans. I am worried for my job if this happens, do I have any rights?
If an off duty law enforcement officer takes action in an emergency situation (like a shooting at a church), outside of his or her jurisdiction, who is liable if the officer is injured? My department is possibly allowing the use of marked and unmarked vehicles to attend religious services while... Read more »
Workers comp insurance should cover on-the-job injuries. The insurance should be carried by whomever is hiring the officer for the particular job, unless his/her department's insurance happens to cover in that situation.
I live in Florida and my employer is based in San Francisco. It was specifically for mental health coverage. They stated it was a $20 copay, and now I am being told it is I pay everything until I hit my deductible and then 10% after that.
I am a physical therapist assistant working salary-based in a clinic. I am currently in my 90-day trial period. They gave me an amount they’d pay me biweekly. There were some deductions in my pay this week due to holidays not being covered in the 90-day period. There were 2 days that we left... Read more »
I am filing suit pro se against former employer in federal Court for whistle-blower/retaliation, violation of Flsa, wrongful termination, promissory estoppel, and emotional distress (is that a complaint in itself, or damages awarded for other complaints?). There are applicable Florida statutes that... Read more »
Despite what most employees believe, Florida employers do not have to give employees any breaks--unless required by a Union agreement or some other written employment agreement. There are no Florida laws regarding breaks for employees. Nor are there any federal laws requiring breaks.
It’s not illegal for you to work off the clock, but it is illegal for a company to not pay an employee for time worked off the clock. A company can discipline an employee for working off the clock, but must pay him/her for that time, including any overtime if it pushes the work time over 40 hours...Read more »
I am an employer that has a 14 year old employee. My Business is a pressure washing company, that also has the capabilities of roof cleaning. I have reviewed child labor laws and have learned he cannot work on roofs. Are there any other limitations to what he can or cannot do?
at my current job, I was required to sign a protective covenant agreement that has a non-compete clause that is pretty broad, stating that I cannot engage in any business line that I've been working in over the last 24 months for a period of 12 months anywhere in the US as it's a national company.... Read more »
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