I work for this company and today I was brought to HR due to this incident were 2 or more of my coworkers teamed up for difamation about me saying inappropriate things about my boss. HR said that she did an investigation and she came to the conclusion that since there were more than 2 people... Read more »
Your defamation claim would be against your coworkers. You have to have evidence that you did not say what they reported. Regarding HR, since Black and Decker is a private company, you should check their disciplinary action policies to see if you have any recourse.
If you complained of discrimination or harassment based on your ethnicity, yes, your employer may be held liable for retaliation if that's what motivated them to do so. The Supreme Court decided that issue in Robinson v. Shell Oil Co., 519 U.S. 337 (1997).
I was approached by a recruiter of a technology company in Maryland and was offered a position that would require me to relocate my family. I received an offer letter and sent it in, officially locking in my position with the organization. When I was asked about criminal history, I disclosed that... Read more »
Generally, employment is "at will" in the state of Maryland, i.e., at the will of the employer or at the will of the employee. You may have a breach of contract if you can show that you and the employer made a contract for employment and the employer breached that contract by dismissing you. You...Read more »
It's not clear from your statement if you were involuntarily terminated (when you were escorted out) or if you were asked to leave the workplace but you were going to be paid for the remaining two weeks. According to your statement, you voluntarily resigned with two weeks notice. You are not...Read more »
This is a complicated question which depends on any contract obligations they have as well as any employee manual. If you were hurt on the job you would possibly be entitled to workers compensation benefits which could include being paid a portion of your lost wages back to you. Also, with an...Read more »
The information you supplied is not enough to determine your chances of surviving the motion's hearing. He may need additional information from the parties that are not in the motion or response. It is difficult to speculate.
Generally most civil matters must be filed within the three year general statute of limitations. That being said, some statue of limitations are shorter and some longer, depending on the specific cause of action.
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