There is an employer using contractors as employees and paying them in a way that they commonly work for less than minimum wage. The Employer uses constant threats of lawsuits to try and keep people from working outside of the company. The Employer has tried several times to pay people for work... Read more »
Depends on who you are to this company. If you are an employee, the old military adage "do what your rank can handle" comes to mind. If you are outside the company, your options are more limited. But if you are in a position to stop doing business with this company, you could do so and...Read more »
I was sent home from work because I injured myself on the job. I went to the doctors office. I torn my tendon in my hand. Doctor put me in hand stablizers told no work for a week. I called in everyday into work as I was suppose to but received a letter in the mail from work that they fired me for... Read more »
She found out that it was a lie. They had nickle AND lead, and some have reported the lead is toxic. Now, I know MLMs are extremely hard to catch, but they tout these jewels, necklaces, bracelts, etc as LEAD AND NICKLE free to ALL consultants, AND customers. Is there ANYTHING my mom can do to sue... Read more »
This sounds like a breach-of-contract claim. The devil is in the details, and there are more details than I can list in this format. Who would be the defendant? Is there a written warranty by the seller regarding the merchandise? Where is the defendant? Is there jurisdiction here in Michigan?...Read more »
phoned by new employer and asked that they move my start date to 1/1 as my current employer wants me to continue working on a project. My new company is an offshoot of my current company, i.e. they are completely separate legal entities but because of the relationship many of the people know one... Read more »
Been employed 19 yrs now employer is mandating a federal background check. It ask if you ever been convinced of misappropriation or misappropriation of funds. If I have a retail fraud conviction 7-8 yrs ago do I need to disclose that in this part of the form? I would rather not mention it at all.
I got a letter from the Michigan Unemployment Office saying a “question of eligibility and/or qualification has been raised on a claim in which you are an interested party”. The dates they want proof of income on range from 3/2020 all the way to 5/2021.
If you were represented by an attorney, you should contact that person's office for details. Typically what happens in a settlement is that the party making payment sends a check to the recipient's attorney, made out in both the attorney's and the recipient's name. That check is...Read more »
I work for a staffing firm that does payroll/hr/admin contracting for a large client. I’m a corporate employee who manages the hr system for both the staffing agency and the client, in the past I managed payroll for both companies as well (the contracted agency employees and the direct client... Read more »
It’s good that there is hard evidence in the case, rather than a case of he said she said. The first step is to document with the HR department at your company. Hopefully your employer will take steps to ensure that this does not happen again. If they do not, you will have a compilation of...Read more »
employed as a gate keeper at gated condo in ST Clair Shores Mi a condo owner was drunk and tryed to ram me hood to hood fortunatell he came nose to nose he got out and laughed in my face previously my boss ron said Ishould watch my back so he knew he was dangerous
traveling mechanic for BAE systems from kansas working in michigan. at some point in the last 9 months i developed a hernia and cannot point to any specific event that caused it. I am basically being told go home and handle it while unemployed. this sounds fishy to me and im looking for any other... Read more »
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. It's difficult for attorneys to reach out to you within the format of this Q & A forum. This doesn't operate like an attorney referral service. If you haven't already spoken with an attorney, you...Read more »
Seek an attorney. Civil law is not intuitive - there are a lot of rules and procedures you need to follow just like an attorney; you cannot succeed on merit alone. And it's not about being competent: lawyers spend years in school, and even longer in practice mastering all the rules and...Read more »
I have a medical condition that should be a contraindication to the vaccine; however, my employer disregards this and any other medical condition in their mandate of the vaccine. Should I resign or let them fire me? And do I have any recourse against them for it?
You are in relatively uncharted waters. You may have an interesting case. But your biggest concern now should be what you are going to do to make ends meet between now and whenever your case gets resolved, which could be years.
If your employer has not fired you, as your complaint alleges is the conspiracy, I'm unsure what damages are that you would be seeking from them. And what did you expect the company to do with your complaint? This is definitely a case of picking your battles. You filed a complaint, the...Read more »
First, look at the terms of that bonus closely. It may say you need to work a certain period of time before receiving the money. Second, if they are unwilling to give you the bonus, you may need to take legal action, but I would think twice about going to court for $250 when you were fired for...Read more »
I work for [Company] Investment Fund III, LLC (Michigan). When I was on boarded for my job, I signed a NDA/Non-Compete agreement that applies to a different [Company] Investment Fund, I LLC (Pennsylvania) but under the same parent company. It states that I cannot work for a competitor in the... Read more »
Best advice would be to run the documents you have by a local employment attorney. But courts often don't favor non-compete clauses, especially when you are not actively taking business or clients away. And I think a lot is to be said that if a dispute arose, the court may be inclined to apply...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.