Joseph A. Gangi's answer The company asked you to sign a "non-compete" agreement. If you did not sign the agreement, you have nothing to worry about. If you did sign the agreement, it may or may not be enforceable depending on a variety of circumstances. Specific questions based on the specific language of the contract will require a consultation with an attorney.
Joseph A. Gangi's answer In Minnesota, employers must pay an employee who quits typically at the next regularly scheduled payday. If there is a contract with different terms, you will want to have an attorney review that.
Joseph A. Gangi's answer Minnesota is an at-will employment state. From the facts presented, it does not appear to be an illegal termination, but you may want to discuss this further with an employment attorney. A more interesting question relates to the apparently *not* anonymous survey.
Joseph A. Gangi's answer The EEOC is a federal process with its own set of time and other requirements. If you do not file an administrative charge or take other action, the Minnesota Human Rights Act allows you to file a civil lawsuit alleging a violation of that Act within one year after the discriminatory practice occurred.
Carl Shusterman's answer In the 9th Circuit which is on the West Coast, this would not be a problem due to a decision called Bhakta v. INS. However, I don't believe that Courts in the MidWest have ruled on this question.
Joseph A. Gangi's answer An answer to this question depends largely on the contract or policy language and the reasons for denial. Make an appointment with an attorney to review these things to see if you have a claim.
Joseph A. Gangi's answer The answers to your question depend entirely on the language used in the non-compete agreement itself and the circumstances surrounding this contract. You will likely need to pay an attorney to review this information and provide you with an opinion.
Shan Dimitris Potts' answer It depends on where you want to work plus it is not advisable to work without a valid permit. If you do not have the financial ability to pay for your renewal you can request a waiver.
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Lucas Wynne's answer This question is too ambiguous. I have no idea what your girlfriend posted. I have no idea if your girlfriend is a normal or crazy person. I have no idea if you endorsed the review or shared confidential information about your workplace. I have no idea if you violated a contract. I have no idea if the post was accurate or inaccurate.
Joseph A. Gangi's answer If you quit for good reason caused by the employer, you may qualify for unemployment benefits. This is a rather limited exception. Whether this change is a good reason caused by the employer will depend on the particular facts involved.
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