I signed neither a W9 nor W4 form, the contract states that I must work exclusively with the company for 6 months, and cannot work with a competing business or open my own within 3 years of working for them. I thought nothing of it when I signed it, but I am, according to the document, a 1099... Read more »
Non-compete clauses are common in independent contractor agreements. Otherwise you could work for them and take their client list and then go out on your own. So, there is a high probability it would be enforceable, at least in part. Most states though will limit them to reasonable restrictions,...Read more »
I was a Supervisor at a Call Center and was recently terminated for supposedly fixing employee's times for favors. I was the only person terminated while everyone else kept their jobs. My termination happened less than a week after myself and one of my employee's filed a... Read more »
As a general proposition an employer could fire one person and not fire the other for the same offense. That said, it appears you may have more going on, in which the firing could be related to retaliation and/or be related to race. As such, find a local employment law attorney who offers free...Read more »
I was a Supervisor at a Call Center and was recently terminated for supposedly fixing an employee's time for favors. How is it that I was terminated, but the employee I “supposedly” fixed the time for didn’t? Also, my termination happened less than a week after myself and... Read more »
You should consult with a local attorney. Different treatment among employees who commit the same or similar infractions can suggest that there is an illegitimate basis for the more harsh treatment one is receiving compared to the other. Sometimes, however, there are legitimate business reasons...Read more »
Your employer is not required to pay you mileage. However, when you drive your personal vehicle as a part of your job, you may claim your mileage and/or wear and maintenance for your personal vehicle as an unreimbursed business expense on your tax return. The easiest way is to keep track of mileage...Read more »
A person has replaced my position whom does not meet the positions qualifications. Several company people have said, "this just is not right." The company did not fire me but they have demoted me to a lower position with lower pay. (Until this happened---no negative feed back from management).
Age discrimination under Federal law (40 or over) is proven by showing you applied for the position, you were qualified for the position, you were not hired, a person under 40 with less experience was hired. It is a burden shifting, preponderance of the evidence, type trial. The employer will have...Read more »
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