when being layed off I asked if my health insurance will still be active and I received a verbal yes same day I was informed of being laid off. I never received any emails or letters in the mail or phone calls to inform me my insurance was being discontinued. Ended up following up with doctors and... View More
If you chose to continue your health insurance coverage under COBRA and timely paid your premiums, your claim would be for breach of contract against your health insurance company, the contract being the health insurance policy.
I have had to miss work because of a serious medical condition. My boss said it was okay, and then weeks later expressed concern about my attendance. I've never been given any warnings, and my boss said there is no attendance policy in place. Can I be fired for attendance under these circumstances?
So when I finally received my new prosthetic my boss told me he couldn't wait and had to hire someone else. He told let's play it by ear and that he might be able to get me a couple nights at the door. I was working 5 days a week in the kitchen and the job I was doing was built around me... View More
Multiple questions here. First possible discrimination by failing to provide a reasonable accommodation to a physically handicaped employee. Next, possible violation of the Family and Medical Leave act, if you were employed for over a year and worked over 1250 hours during that time. Finally, an...View More
I never received and benefits and I never received the sign on bonus that was promised after being hired after 90 days. They hired new employees and kept me as a temp and then made me do a background check to keep my temporary job. then used it to terminate me. Can I take them to court for the... View More
Sorry to hear that the employer did you wrong. Absenet a binding arbitration agreement in your contract you may sue in court. I suggest that you have an attorrney review the contract and assess the situation. For employment matters, attorneys sometimes represent clients on a contingency...View More
I worked for an old-time photo studio in Branson, Mo. I was fired for going on family vacation, after I gave a 3-month notice. Two weeks before time to go I was told if I went, I would not have a job when I returned home. I had already payed for the house and pre-paid tickets costing over $2000.... View More
You should hire an attorney to review the non-competition agreement and provide you with his or her opinion of its enforceability. I have no opinion on whether it is enforceable, but the answer to your question, if you are asking how the new company could terminate your employment, lies with the...View More
I was allowed to start working at a nursing home before the pre employment background check was conducted.2 months later, I was terminated because the background check showed an arrest for kidnapping and burglary, to which I am not guilty of,but no conviction. The case is still pending in court and... View More
Generally speaking, the terms of employment are between the parties and can be changed at anytime, and a doctor’s note need not be accepted by an employer. The exception is if the employer has enough employees to be covered by the ADA and the situation deals with a reasonable accommodation...View More
Ok. Long story short. Huge order every home game for NFL team. Delivery drivers take the order. I am one. 11 years same company. Many unethical and illegal situations. This is most recent. So there is no confusion ,because the tip is generally a couple hundred dollars, a rotation for delivering was... View More
Laypersons commonly misunderstand HIPAA to have broad application, but that is false. HIPAA doesn't apply to employers generally. It only applies to healthcare providers and those working with or on their behalf (i.e., health insurers, medical records providers, etc.). So, no. Your employer...View More
I never completed the second check yet the company fired me citing the second check and their corporate partners having an issue. Shouldn’t all that have been cleared up with my first check and if so are they at risk for discriminating against me
It is unclear to me what type of unlawful discrimination you believe occurred. If you believe the discrimination was based upon your arrest record or criminal history the you might find this interesting. https://jobs.mo.gov/sites/jobs/files/criminal_background_check_dwd_12-2016_wioa.ppt...View More
There is no requirement that an request for a medical accommodation come from an MD. You should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss your situation in more detail and determine your options.
Two Direct Sales Representative’s (DSR’s) have the same base salary, same job code and functions – which is to sell Internet+TV+Phone+Mobile to residential homes. The employer has selected 3 out of the entire salesforce and gave them the option to continue to make $160 per TRIPLE PLAY bundle... View More
I simply cannot afford to continue working for 9 hours a week. Its 90 miles round trip 3 hours every other day. I am spending more money than im making. I have been submitting applications elsewhere for a couple weeks, with no luck. Do i have any option with unemployment until i can get a job with... View More
You may be able to apply for partial unemployment. If you were hired on full time but your hours have since been drastically reduced, some states offer partial unemployment payments to assist with making up the difference in the hours you've lost.
The business I use to work for only had 5-6 employees and i can't seem to find anything that says he has to let me off work because he doesn't have to grant FMLA, even though I had a doctor's note, he told me that I was not allowed to take time off work. It got brought up later on,... View More
More information is needed to analyze your situation. As you mentioned, the Family Medical Leave Act - which provides job protection for medical leaves in some circumstances - does not apply to your employer because the business only employs 5-6 employees. Your cancer diagnosis would render you...View More
9am-7pm was My scheduled shift . As I received a reminder the day of the primary election. I requested the last 90 Min of my shift off to vote. My Supervisor replied via IM “Who approved this?” I advised this is a request, then asked are you denying or approving, I didn’t get a response. As... View More
Below is the statute. Based on your recitation of the facts, I questin whether you complied with the requrement that "that request shall be made for such leave of absence prior to the day of election."
Three hours off work to vote--interference by employer a class four offense....View More
So my wife and I work at the same place and we know the owner on a personal level outside of work. Well we got into an argument over the weekend and now he's taking it out on us at work. He called my wife a lier and said she should be ashamed to be a mother. He also brought up some personal... View More
Missouri is an employment at will state. It is not unlawful for your employer to be mean, unprofessional, or rude. You have not articulated that any part of the situation was based upon your or your wife's membership in a protected class. If you believe there was unlawful discrimination you...View More
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