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Q: I've been evicted. How do I request more time to move all the non-profit belongings and animals?

I was staying for free, so I don't owe any money, in fact she owes me back pay of $35,300.00. There was never a tenant landlord relationship, and someone else now owns the property, and has given me the time "sooner than later" to move off. I am disabled and 64 years old woth no help. There was... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 20, 2016

First you need to contact a member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association who handles employment issues NOW!

Not sure what non profit belongings and animals are. If they belong to a not for profit organization, tell the organization to move them. If not, it's on you--new owner doesn't...
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Q: I want to know if its illegal for an employer to make me work on my wedding day?

I am getting married in a little over two weeks, I put in the request about a month ago. We are going to the courthouse and have a big wedding later on, but either way I don't want to work on my wedding day I want to spend that with the guy I am marrying. However just yesterday, I got told by a... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 14, 2015

I do not think that you can say that it is illegal to make you work on your wedding day. It probably is not illegal.

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Q: What is the employees liability when then company that the employee works for is listed in a civil suit?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 8, 2015

There are not enough facts given here for any sort of answer. Go see a local attorney about this.

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Q: I need to know if a person managing a motel is paid by the hour or on a day rate. This person is not an administrator.

I am the manager of a small motel and the person who comes in so I can have a day off is being paid $30.00 per day no matter how long she has to be here answering the phone taking reservations doing laundry etc...

Bradley Jay Jones answered on Apr 10, 2015

How the employee is paid is a matter of agreement between the employer and the employee. State and Federal minimum wage requirements must be met but how the wage is calculated is not a firm matter of law.

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Q: What steps can you take if a shady employer took down personal information during job interview?

I recently answered a referral for a book keeping position for an individual who is a lawyer with many "businesses". He asked many unethical questions of which wrote down my replies in a file. I later called to decline the being interested in the position. I asked if I could have the file with my... Read more »

Bradley Jay Jones answered on Apr 10, 2015

Unless the employer is using your information for illegal purposes there is nothing you can do. Your information was provided to him voluntarily.

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