I was found to not be eligible for the unemployment benefits. I appealed the decision and I lost so I immediately repaid the amount I was given. During the appeals process the state charged me interested on what I owed. At the time I was appealing the decision was living in another state (MO) and... Read more »
You were caught in the Treasury Offset Program -- TOP. TOP has become one of the primary avenues for states to collect outstanding unemployment overpayments. Generally speaking, this program is legal, as long as the state agency using it follows the various requirements of federal law. Child...Read more »
I work in Missouri and received a promotion causing a move from non-exempt to exempt employee. There is not change in job duties. To I have a right to have the PTO paid out. My employer doesn't track PTO for exempt employees.
The answer to this question depends on your employer's policies. If you are a government employee, civil service laws might determine whether and under what circumstances accrued leave can be used or paid out. By and large, you must look at your employer policies.
A few months ago I was ticketed for speeding. I got a lawyer to go to court and she got it changed to what the receipt says, "no muffler". I'm filling out my profile for a job website and it asks if I have been cited for a moving traffic violation in the past 5 years. Do I say yes or no? I was... Read more »
This is new to me to see the word "cited" instead of "convicted." Since the word, "cited" is what is used, you have been cited with a speeding ticket. You received a citation from the officer but were not convicted by the court. The big deal is if you lie in this situation. Better to just tell...Read more »
If you file for divorce your H4 visa becomes invalid which directly means your EAD will also become invalid. So you would not be able to stay in the US legally, I see you mentioned your husband emotionally abused you. If it was physical abuse and if it involved any violence you will be able to...Read more »
Unless an exemption applies, an employee is entitled to one and one-half times the employee's regular pay once the employee works more than 40 hours in a regular work week. The 4 main exempt categories are executive, administrative, professional and outside sales.
Went to a small firm looking for freelance work, Was hired as a Marketing VP by the owner of the small firm. I requested a written confirmation of the offer via email that included a review at 3 months. This was sent by VP of Finance. Two months later, owner said the terms of employment were... Read more »
You should have the actual language reviewed by an attorney. Most employment is "employment at will" even if there are certain terms agreed upon. In an employment at will situation, either you can quit and the employer can fire you at any time for any reason except for a short list of illegal...Read more »
Generally speaking, one at a time. There is no limit on how many an employer may process over time, but the garnishment lien attaches to all of the wages. There are limits on what percentage can be withheld from any one check that depend on the nature of the garnishment (is it child support?) and...Read more »
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