What do I do??
answered on Apr 22, 2023
Double check your earnings record through your My Social Security account at SSA.gov. If your wages are not accurately reported on your earnings record, the best way to handle the situation is get proof of your wages, such as W-2s. After you’ve gathered your documents showing proof of wages,... Read more »
answered on Nov 22, 2022
I'm unsure of the exact question you're asking, but hopefully this information will help you: Under federal law, hourly-paid employees must be paid overtime, at a rate of 1.5 times their regular hourly rate, for all hours worked over 40 in a seven-day workweek. Entitlement to overtime pay... Read more »
I had a freelancer agreement with this company even tho I had a 9-5 schedule at their home office in California. The company is registered in Nevada.
answered on May 9, 2023
You should contact a California employment attorney to discuss your situation and review the contract you signed with you, as your rights and responsibilities in this situation will be dependent on the language in your contract.
She had a caretaker/security person living on the property and was aware of the tools being on the property. I do have a copy of the police report in my possession. Who is financially responsible, other than the thief, for the stolen tools? I live in Nevada. We did not have a signed working... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2023
Other than the thief, the tools may be covered by the tool owner’s insurance policy. It is not uncommon for individuals who use tools in their occupation to insure those tools against theft.
I have been working at my company for over 6 months and now they are trying to cut my pay in half, and even more than that and expecting me to take on more responsibility. And say I have till Monday to sign it or I cant come back to work. Is this legal? Can they do this with no prior notice???
answered on Feb 7, 2022
Employees are either “at will” or they have a contract. At will employees can quit when they want and the company can fire or layoff an employee when it wants, so long as the termination isn’t due to discrimination, retaliation or another illegal reason. It sounds like you are an employee... Read more »
I work for a temp agency that sends me to several locations around the city. There is one location that is an hour and a half outside of town. We carpool to this location and are paid 2 additional hours for travel. This travel pay is never overtime. We could go to this location everyday for a week... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2022
The general rule for travel time pay is that you must be paid for travel during your work day (ex. from work location 1 to work location 2) but not for travel to your first site for the day or travel home after your last site of the day. If travel to the out-of-town location you mentioned is the... Read more »
And that also goes with if the employee doesn't turn in their uniform the employer withholds their check or just charges them for the shirts for example so they can get there check. And I've known this company to withhold checks because paperwork hasn't been turned in.
answered on Jul 20, 2021
Employers may take deductions from your paychecks for these things, but the deduction cannot be so much that it brings your average hourly rate of pay below your state's minimum wage.
Files last year due to covid and most of income from partner. Got job offer and they’re doing background check. Only negative thing would be the bankruptcy. Can they take back offer due to that?
answered on Jul 10, 2021
They can take back their offer for any reason or no reason at all, at any time.
A friend of mine who is a hair stylist was recently fired from her job without being told why, she got COVID a few months back and when she returned everyone was mad at her and wanted her fired, she attempted per her boss to fix the issue and noone would talk to her, now she was given a notice is... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2021
Unfortunately, employers are not required to provide a reason for termination in at-will employment states. However, if your friend suspects she was fired because she had COVID or for a discriminatory reason (i.e. based on race, sex, age, disability, or religion), then she should consult a Nevada... Read more »
I started 11/2019 and got converted 06/2020 i was always a full time employee with no breaks. They changed my hire date to the day i was converted and will not change it back to the actual day i was hired. This has affected many things looking at a new apartment after my divorce when they asked for... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2021
Were you employed with a staffing agency and placed at Amazon prior to June 2020? If so, then you were likely not an employee of Amazon until June 2020. The date you became an employee of Amazon (not the date you were placed to work in Amazon's facility) would be the relevant date for... Read more »
Care of when they sold the place my husband has never been paid by check only the monthly amount of our rent is he entitled to money for being under paid working 7 days aweek
answered on Jan 6, 2021
Hi, more information is needed here. How many hours a week is your husband working? How much is your rent? It sounds like you are saying is isn't necessarily being paid by the hour, but rather whatever the amount of your rent is and regardless of the number of hours he works. It would be... Read more »
The cook gets paid higher than me, and he takes my tips and splits with them including himself. I only receive a quarter of my tips by the end.
answered on Oct 5, 2020
Federal law prohibits an employer from using your tips to pay managers or non-tipped employees such as cooks. You probably have a good claim under federal law if your restaurant is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Most restaurants are covered by the FLSA. Your restaurant is... Read more »
answered on Jul 31, 2020
Interesting situation. Tribal land is in a Sovereign Nation, but they are subject to Federal Laws. So you don't get Nevada wages but you get Federal minimum wage and Federal Overtime which is after 40 hours in the work week. So you get 40 hours regular time and 8 hours at time and a half... Read more »
I have worked as a remote independent contractor recruiter working in Texas for a staffing agency located in Las Vegas, Nevada. My compensation was not paid completely as agreed in the contract and the agency made me work other job that was not described in the contract. I was told by my other... Read more »
answered on Jul 15, 2020
Sometimes these contracts have a clause that determines the state in which an action may be brought for a breach. I would review your contract and see which state you would need to bring action in, then start reaching out to employment law attorneys in that state for a consultation and to discuss... Read more »
A friend of mine informed me that their wife's employer threatened to fire their employees if they posted on social media that there was a positive covid-19 case at their store. Some of the employees are worried about sharing this information because they feel the public has a right to know... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2020
Twitter might be a good medium for that. If the post were to a public health agency, the employer would be violating Section 1102.5 of the California Labor Code which prohibits terminations for complaints to government agencies.
Section 96(k) of the Labor Code also... Read more »
Employee does not want to endorse back of check to have family member deposit/cash for them. They want their paycheck made payable directly to their relative who does not work for the company. Employee is not an independent contractor.
answered on May 9, 2020
No. Unless the family member is the employee the employer cannot violate federal and state law.
Is it worth trying to appeal it for unemployment?
answered on May 4, 2020
You should file for unemployment. It may take a while to receive benefits, but in Nevada, it is almost unheard of anymore to be denied benefits unless you are convicted of a crime.
My employer pays for lunch breaks as a benefit. HR never mentions that you have to work through your lunch, but management sometimes does, or in the case of grave shift, it's pretty much mandatory all of the time. I'm curious if this is legal, the laws I've read dont address... Read more »
answered on Jan 8, 2020
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, interrupted breaks, meaning breaks where employees are still required to perform work, must be paid. Since your employer is paying you for your lunch break, there is no violation here. The Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to offer employees... Read more »
I am currently working full-time for Company A (have H1B and approved i-140 with this firm) and have very good work relationship with them. I recently accepted another full-time job with Company B and they have applied for H1B transfer. However, my current employer (Company A) asked me if I can... Read more »
answered on Apr 20, 2018
Foreign nationals in valid H1B status are eligible to work for multiple H1B employers as long as the additional employer(s) are willing to file a petition for a "Concurrent H1B."
For the benefit of H1B employees who are interested in working with multiple H1B employers, we present... Read more »
I'm a 20-year old male in the state of Nevada looking for work online. I've applied to an online AI-research company and have gotten a request for my first job. In the agreement attached, there is a few things I'm wary of before signing. It may just be paranoia, but I would like to... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2018
I think that the assignment of all IP rights forever has to do with assigning all the rights that you produce for the company while you are engaged in an assignment for them. It does not extend to IP rights that you generate during your lifetime after the engagement ended.
You may want to... Read more »
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