Now ten months later I put in same request before start of shift company website missed shift got home e-mail said Personal Leave of Absence is denied. Im 63 -14 years on the job now fired for missing work can they do this amzn
More information is needed to analyze your situation. What was the reason for your request for the Personal Leave of Absence? Was the request related to a medical issue? If so, did you provide your employer with enough information to know that your request may have been covered by the Family...Read more »
I put in my two weeks with my current employer. My manager told me I can work the next two weeks and then my employment will be terminated. Her boss (part owner/owners son) said I can only work the next week and then my employment with their company ends. Does that mean they laid me off? I know... Read more »
The general rule is that you cannot collect unemployment and severance pay at the same time. Depending on how your severance package is structured (i.e. whether you are getting a lump sum or a series of payments over the next few payroll periods), you will not be eligible for unemployment during...Read more »
I was laid off almost two years ago for lack of work with a former company and was instructed by my employer to claim unemployment benefits. I claimed benefits for 6 months. Long story short I have been self isolating due to the pandemic in my home town. Upon returning to town a few weeks ago I... Read more »
I am a receptionist for a privately owned dental office. I have been laid off for a couple weeks. The doctor has been going in by himself to treat emergencies only. He just got approved for the PPP loan and tells us today (Friday) that all his staff have to come back to work Monday or they will be... Read more »
This is a tough situation. It sounds like your employer is a small employer (employs 50 or less employees). If that is the case, then the job protections set forth in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act may not apply to you. However, you may be protected under the Americans with...Read more »
More details about your situation are needed. You may have a claim for disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Kentucky law. Current drug use is not afforded any protection under the ADA, but if you are former drug user, receiving treatment, you are entitled to...Read more »
On Thursday morning the staff had a meeting with the owners and we told thst starting Monday they would be shutdown until the 30th and they would go fro there he came back from lunch and they fired him The only reasons he gave was thst my husband had said something about the owners and that he... Read more »
Kentucky is an at-will state. Therefore, as an employee, your husband can generally be fired for any reason at any time. There are very few exceptions. The COVID-19 crisis, alone, does not prevent an employer from being able to terminate an employee. You should contact an employment law...Read more »
I was placed at MMI and was given permanent work restrictions. My department stated that could not accommodate my restrictions. I was later called by someone who stated that I needed to resign or file for LTD, which is also resigning. Is this wrongful termination?
I have received a verified complaint, and have filed a verified request for dismissal. How would you proceed to file suite against a former property manager and her accomplices for financial damage done to the LLC?
I was removed short term from work August 2019 due to surgery. After surgery I had complications still and the dr felt I needed to be seen by another surgeon of his choice for a second opinion. The surgeon filled the required paperwork out and sent it to my short term disability company. They... Read more »
More information is needed to determine if you should have been eligible for job protection under the Family Medical Leave Act or eligible for an accommodation in the form of continued medical leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act. You should contact an employment attorney to discuss...Read more »
Ok, so our employer claims that they do not need to pay employees to don and doff their protective personal equipment who choose to leave the premises on their 30 minute unpaid meal break. This in turn reduces the 30 minute meal period to the employees who choose to leave the premises for food or... Read more »
These types of cases are heavily fact dependent and more information is required to evaluate your claim. There are cases where courts have held that this type of activity is compensable and cases where courts have held it is not. You should reach out to an employment law attorney for a consultation...Read more »
I work overtime every week, in the hotel industry, but as I have read in 337.101 (2) 6. The overtime exemption only applies to hotels, (and other businesses) that make less than $95,000 a year gross from sales,for the last 5 years, and my employer easily makes $250-300,000 a year. Also, he has... Read more »
Federal law, under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), also governs the payment of overtime. Even if you are exempt based on the Kentucky Revised Statutes, you may still be eligible to receive overtime under the FLSA. Typically employers are covered under the FLSA if they do more than...Read more »
Is it legal for an employer to fire you right after your released from light duty due to foot injury that was no fault of your own? Instead of sending me back to regular duty after workers comp light duty for 19wks, they are fighting my unemployment and I’m without any income for 6 weeks now all... Read more »
More facts are needed to provide you with a full evaluation of your claim. Your injury might qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which would make a termination based on your injury unlawful. States also prohibit retaliation against employees who have filed...Read more »
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