i was given an impromptu meeting in regards to a allegation of creating a hostile work environment...after i was suspended for five days without pay....the meeting brought forth no evidence of the allegation as no witnesses were called and more importantly my private medical issue with there very... Read more »
You should contact an experienced employment/labor attorney to go over the details of your case. From the small amount available in this public forum, it certainty sounds like you have reason to be concerned.
I work for a state government office. One day, my subordinate began loudly uttering (using profanity), derogatory remarks about another worker whom has a slight mental disability. He was threatening to "tell him off" if approached by the other employee, and was making negative comments... Read more »
I'm sorry your question remains open for two weeks. You could repost under the "Employment Law" and "Employment Discrimination" categories instead of "Uncategorized." There's no guarantee that every question here is answered. Some questions do go unanswered....Read more »
This is not really a medical malpractice matter; it is something that an employment law attorney would probably have the strongest insight into. You could repost under the Employment Law category. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but there would probably be better chances of a...Read more »
Carefully review your employee handbook and/or all of your employer's policies. Although those policies, rules or guidelines usually do not form contracts most intelligent employer's will follow them. The reason for doing so is that employers will refer to those policies and use them in...Read more »
An offer letter is different from an employment contract. Most offers are "at will." The employee can leave or employer can ask the employee to leave. No reason is needed for either employee to quit or employer to end the "at will" relationship.
This is only one possible lawsuit worthy instant there are many other things such as not being paid on time.Sometimes not getting paid for time that was put in and there was also a promise for health care in my contract that wasn't fulfilled as of yet. The place I work at cost 1.5 billion... Read more »
This is something that the employment law and workers' comp attorneys here would know best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In general, employees injured in the course of their employment usually go through workers' comp insurance for their medical expenses and lost wages....Read more »
NY employee started with Mass employer on 10/1/18 (first day of Mass MNAA). On 10/3/18 employee signed a "Non-Solicitation Agreement" on third day of employment without any advanced notice of the agreement in the offer letter. For 18-mo employee cannot "render any management-related... Read more »
"Employee wants to take clients they brought into the company" is a red flag. If employee had been acquainted with or done business with a client before accepting employment with a company that might be ok? But the "ok" depends on what the employee did prior to accepting...Read more »
It is unlawful to discriminate against an employee based on their religion under both federal, NY and NJ discrimination law. You should consult with an employment attorney to discuss your matter further and get advice on how to address this.
I have had a bit of bad luck over the last year. First, I started working remotely from NYC for a nonprofit in Africa from 01/Feb/2021 till August 2021; I was let go on no fault of my own. Then I started working for a company in Austin, Texas as a full-time employee from November till yesterday and... Read more »
You should qualify if you earned the minimum required gross income in two full quarters. They go back either 4 or 5 quarters for calculating earnings which applies for anyone performing services in New York. It's state law overseen by the NYS DOL.
I recently got over a relatively bad case of covid and provided my employer with a doctors note. My doctor wrote it out on his prescription pad and gave it to me to submit. I was told today that “payroll” won’t accept a doctors note written on a prescription pad, meanwhile his prescription... Read more »
If the note wasn't signed, that could be why the employer is questioning it. If that is not the case or your employer takes some adverse action due to you being out sick with Covid, you should talk with an employment lawyer.
At this point, I don't have a large clientele, so I would like to take on people as I get the jobs, like gigs. It seems like the best way to go would be to take them on as independent contractors instead of employees until I have more steady work for them. How would I go about this and what... Read more »
I was due a 10k sign on bonus after a year of working with this company. They agreed to pay it but never did so I quit, they then used that as a excuse to not pay me. Now we’ve settled the lawsuit out of court & they want me to dismiss first then they would pay me. Shouldn’t I get paid... Read more »
I don't ever file a dismissal of an employment law claim brought by my client before the settlement is paid. The settlement agreement should have language discussing a procedure for you agreeing to withdraw within a certain amount of time after getting paid. If you did not have a lawyer when...Read more »
I recently quit my job through an email and my employer responded saying that they’ll be following up with nys doh licensing department on the matter. I guess my question is, what does that mean? By the way I’m a licensed registered nurse
I believe New York State's Department of Education licenses nurses. Check your licensure status, make sure you have complied with all continuing education requirements and reporting if there are any incidents which require your disclosure or reporting to the licensure Board.
I have a medical history and had this same injury before at the same job. They are aware of my medical conditions and have been for 6 years. It never was a problem until it went under new ownership this last year.
An employment attorney could advise most meaningfully on the element of your wages; as to the Personal Injury category you posted under, this may be something closer to workers' comp than personal injury. If your injury took place within the course of your employment, you may want to consider...Read more »
About 5 years ago I conferenced with a physician who had worked for an organization for approximately 25 years. The physician was very highly compensated. This physician appeared "burned-out" and simply wanted a change of pace. The unfortunate part was that the employer had invested...Read more »
My company promotes itself widely and publicly as "living its values," which include accountability, respect and trust and of course DEI. After not getting a bonus, I sought equal pay for the work -- touting those values. I was rebuffed and told it was "skill-building." When I... Read more »
Are you referring to a collective bargaining agreement? Such agreements should protect all covered employees. And those agreements must be followed as drafted, reasonably interpreted and fairly applied to all covered employees. A breach of a duty of fair representation aka a DFR claim might be...Read more »
A suggestion might be to launch the interactive process.
What's that? You request a reasonable accommodation based on your "disability" which does not cause your employer an undue hardship. Remember that you must be able to perform the essential functions of your job with or...Read more »
I received a offer from United Health Group and the preemployment process has a standard drug screening which includes marijuana. I reside in NYS. Would my offer be rescinded if the drug test comes back with positive marijuana if the employer resides outsides of NYS?
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