You are going to have to do your own legal research, but (assuming it's a partnership or LLC and not a corporation), a good argument can be made that any work he does in the same type of business is work done for the business and therefore profits should be paid to the business.
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 »
arguing they gave me a check but I am paying back half of the amount on a per paycheck basis. They created a hostile environment and recently called me into HR for making a pot of coffee that office services was to make. Said I sent an office-wide email announcing I did same. This all untrue and... Read more »
Unless you find some way to quell this silly dispute you may be out on the street looking for another job soon. 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...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 »
Yes. 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 cannot do is make any of these employment decisions based...Read more »
Your employer has no legal right to withhold your entire last paycheck just because they have to make a new set of keys. If they do not give you your last paycheck, or a check for the same amount minus the actual cost of replacing the keys you lost, try calling the Florida Department of labor and...Read more »
My new employer gave me a non compete clause that states I can not work in medical coding for 24 months after serperation from them wether its voluntary or involuntary. How is this legal? So if they fire me they can turn around and nail me for getting another job doing what my career is in?
Without reading the entire document--and knowing that Florida judges generally do not like overbearing non-competes I am concerned about the lawful ability of your employer to force you to sign a non-compete and then turn around and fire you--without cause--and then prevent you from seeking...Read more »
I had an injury that required me to be out of work for about six months. I received long term disability benefits from my employer. I was then told that I had to return to work by a certain date or my position would be terminated. I went back and three days later was put on inactive employee... Read more »
If you feel you have been discriminated against by actions of your supervisors or co-workers at your workplace because of your race, age, gender (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation or national origin, religion or marital status or because you have a disability, or feel you have been...Read more »
Basically what I signed says I can't do anything similar to what I did there (healthcare licensing) for 3 years anywhere in the country. I am now a healthcare recruiter for an anesthesiologist group and have been for a little over a year. Although it's not licensing, it does follow a similar... Read more »
In my professional opinion the non-compete is unenforceable because of the scope (entire nation)--however, if the job is an identical position to your previous job, within say 40 to 50 miles of where you work now, you may have a problem. Hire an employment lawyer to defend you.
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 »
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