Wrongful termination in the strict meaning of that term does not exist.
We look for discrimination. If an employer does not like an employee that is not illegal. If an employer discriminates against an employee because the employee belongs within a protected class of employees that is...Read more »
Any lawyer who answers your question better have reviewed your employee handbook, any contract you may have entered, wage notices required by the Wage Theft Prevention Act, pay stubs, receipts, and basically any other paperwork you may have signed or consented to. If you choose not to proceed that...Read more »
Hello - I think my husband has been discriminated because of his disability.
He is a competitive class worker laid off from CUNY after 16 years. He had to take two FMLAs in the past two years. In Feb 2018, after returning from sick leave he was told to request transfer to another campus,... Read more »
If you are worried that your employer may act in a discriminatory or retaliatory fashion, it is always best to consult with an employment lawyer BEFORE the employer takes adverse action. Some employment lawyers offer free telephone consultations.
I received a promotion that I didn't want. The company has not provided a commission structure so I refused to sign my offer letter until I receive a comp plan. They backfilled my old position and automatically changed my salary without me accepting the new position. Is this legal? They... Read more »
They suspended me for today because they claim they found new evidence, from yesterday but I wasn’t in the building the whole day. Monday I have a meeting with HR which I think is to fire me. I just want to know if I have a case bc I know for a fact they don’t have proof bc I wasn’t there... Read more »
I was told by a college that someone that is currently being promoted to a mangers position (my manger) made a comment stating " Oh i did not know she was Sammy Davis Jr. I am an African America woman that is married to a jew man. I am also pregnant and don't feel comfortable in my work... Read more »
they told me to either step down and go back to being senior machine operator, resign, do a investigation which my manager said would be bad, they had no documentation, only and open door policy from this new manager to all production employees, my group of employees complained about the overtime,... Read more »
me and my partner we’ve registered c corporation about 2 months ago.
We were developing the website for 8 months, I did the whole work, created the system, had a vision and the most of ideas. He was paying for everything and did nothing. I was working for his other company... Read more »
June 4th I got phone message from office worker of community college in NY, asking if I wished to interview for teaching position. It was only time I was contacted by the institution. I called back later that day and spoke with different worker, who said that interviews were being conducted for... Read more »
Probably legal unless it is governed by collective bargaining agreements, public education and funding laws, or some established policy akin to a rule or regulation which an applicant happens to be familiar with. Selection of employees tends to be fairly subjective, even when essential skills or...Read more »
Was the harassment "because of sex"? Being nasty or uncivil or mean to employees is not harassment. The United States Supreme Court has said that employment laws are not a civility code. An employer might be able to call employees idiots. But not retards (regarded as disabled). And they can not...Read more »
As with many legal issues "it depends." Discrimination based upon religion is illegal. On the other hand, if, for example, all police officers or hospital staff are Christian, someone still must work on Christmas and Easter.
I have been turning information over to the board member about how the building and grounds superintendent has been dumping chemical wast down to the septic tank and not properly taken care of. Also they had a 500 gallon fuel leak from the boilers that went down the drain to he leach field. Also... Read more »
The surveillance equipment was owned and installed by an hourly employee on company property and hidden out of sight with no declaration of it's presence or intention. The camera had been in use for months to secretly record any and all persons, with no consent, making use of a well trafficked... Read more »
Been on FMLA since 01/25/18 . Worked with JetBlue at JFK in NY since 02/04/10 . Jetblue took away my flying benefits for over 50 days while on a FMLA and also many other employee benefits . Also I was blocked out of my employee intranet to make use of my benefits or even be able to communicate with... Read more »
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