First and foremost you have the right to remain silent...that means shut your mouth and stop talking and/or writing about what you did or almost did...find a lawyer and don’t talk to anyone but that lawyer.
She is a family friend of the owner. I sent an email to HR and asked if this was a fireable offense. I don't want to return to work unless she resigns. She has family that works there and they said I could try to get her to resign but that wouldn't work be cause the owner loves her like... Read more »
If you feel you have been discriminated against because of your race, gender national origin or because have a disability, or feel you have been retaliated against for speaking out or asserting your legal rights in the workplace, you should contact the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR)...Read more »
There was an shift leader who would repeatedly call me endearing names, attempt to hold my hand, hug me, and put me in random chokeholds. He eventually slapped me on the rear which was seen by cameras and another employee. I reported this to management(The GM and another shift leader. They assured... Read more »
We have been trying to get a transfer of care referral from her current doctor, he is refusing to give that To her. Because he thinks she is leaving him to a doctor that he referred her to go, to get our babys ultrasound. But in reality is because sexual harassment she suffered from him. What can i... Read more »
can you fund out how a judge can make an attorney that I have gotten rid of twice can make that same attorney my legal advisor in the courtroom if I have any questions when I have stated in court that I do not want the public defenders office anywhere near my case in anyway and that I would like a... Read more »
You can request a Nelson Hearing to ask that the attorney be discharged. If the attorney is not successfully discharged, or you hire your own, the judge can allow the attorney to remain on the file as "stand by" counsel even if you decide to represent yourself. You are entitled to have an...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 adverse employment decisions...Read more »
I work for a department store as a fitting room attendant. I did not allow a woman to take her son (Who appeared to be about 12 years old; the shirts he was trying on were from the men's department.). I asked the woman to not take her son into the female fitting room. This is appropriate in my... Read more »
There is no statute or other law which would cover this situation. It would depend upon the policies of the store. Frankly, however, I don't see any problem with what the woman did, or she could have simply sent the son into the men's fitting room and asked him to come out with the shirt on.
He has been aggressively trying to force himself through sacred boundaries for at least a week since it happened. About a week before he tried to argue with me while I was in the bathroom. While I was on my period and having diarrhea he aggressively be asked multiple times if he could wipe my ass... Read more »
Unless you want to make this situation much worse than it already is, the advice I have for to this situation is the same advice Ann Landers frequently gave in similar situations: MYOB (Means "mind your own business")
If you are trying to ask what you can do to help your 15 year old son defend himself against an experienced state attorney getting ready to prosecute him the answer is easy: Hire a criminal defense lawyer--and an expert witness to try to help your son avoid being tried as an adult.
There has been a group of guys on social media who think it's fun and games to harass me constantly. I've tried blocking them on every platform before they find me, but they still do. I have proof of them making horrid memes of me, making a false account with explicit photos from a... Read more »
The dad wants to press charges against my friend. She was completely okay with the relationship. And gave her consent. But she lied about being 15 and said she was 18. He didn’t know until the dad reaches out and said she was only 15 and is demanding to be paid $4200 for the damages the little... Read more »
Tell your "friend" that he should break off all communication with his 15 year old girl friend before someone files a criminal charge against him. Claiming that the child "lied about her age" is not a defense against the crime of statutory rape in Florida. Tell your...Read more »
He or she could be arrested and charged with a crime. Depending on a number of circumstances, you could be facing a combination of some very serious penalties. And "sexual harrassment (sic)" is not a defense; don't do it.
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