I worked for a cupcake franchise for 2 months and quit because the weren’t pay any employees correctly or providing pay stubs. Our time logs were all posted on an app so i have accurate records of what my paychecks were supposed to be as well and an excel spreadsheet of the checks they wrote... Read more »
There is no employment law that prohibits this. Frankly, people fill out job applications for others on a frequent basis, i.e. parents, spouses, guardians. The only real issue would be signing another person's name. To do that, you would need the other applicant's permission, a power of attorney...Read more »
North Carolina is an employment-at-will state which means you can be fired for any reason and there is no liability for the employer unless there is an unlawful motive for the action taken against you. There are generally only two forms of unlawful motives: unlawful discrimination or unlawful...Read more »
I am not exactly clear what the facts are based on the post. However, if you were an FMLA eligible employee and you were terminated for either (1) time away from work due to a serious health condition or (2) retaliation due to your use of FMLA leave, then you may have a legal claim against your...Read more »
Yes, non-competes are generally enforceable in North Carolina. However, there are certain requirements and it is also a fact-specific analysis. You should certainly have an attorney review the non-compete before taking any action.
If you were hurt on the job, this should be covered under Workers Compensation. You may need to speak to a Workers Compensation attorney about this. However, you might be able to sue for health coverage depending on a number of different facts and whether you meet the terms of the employer's health...Read more »
This is a complex question and the answer will depend on the specific facts. However, in general if you work for a non-governmental employer, you may be able to sue if your employer has a policy of offering health insurance after 90 days to all employees in the same job category as you and you meet...Read more »
Not if you are an employee. The wage and hour law covering employers in this state require the employer to give notice of a pay change before the work is performed. Employers must also must pay minimum wage and $3.00 is well below minimum wage. You can contact the North Carolina Department of...Read more »
they have messed up my paycheck since i started i get paid 15 hrly but one paycheck says 14.99 and its like they are not trying to pay me the overtime im owed, ive been going to the doctor for a medical reason regarding me working for the employer but he sees me as a health risk and he wants me to... Read more »
If your employer is not paying you the promised wage, and has not notified you in writing that the promised wage changed, then you can file a claim for the unpaid portion. In this case it appears that would be one cent.
In general, just talking to you about resigning or even encouraging you...Read more »
Of her salary for this period and there qrtly bonuses. She called just to find out how much and they would not release any payroll info. In NC. Are they not obligated to at least tell you what is owed upon termination?
I documented date and time of employee discrimination incidents because I know it is being recorded. It is the security surveillance of the building. It's recorded daily. Give them date and time, they can pull it up.
You may be able to use the video if you have it. If you have an EEOC proceeding, let the investigator know you have the vide and offer to submit it to him/her. As for court, you would have to demonstrate several things to the Judge including that the video is what it purports to be (i.e. is the...Read more »
There was a mistake on my time sheet, and I basically got paid for 40 hours when I had only worked 20. My boss realized the mistake a whole week before I got the check, but he never told me I would be paid too much money. what is legal here?
It depends on what the wage agreement, or promised wage, is with your employer. If the agreement is, for example, that you will be paid 50% of the gross of amount of all services, there is an argument that you should get paid whether the employer does or not. If the agreement does not say that,...Read more »
Yes. Your parole officer has no control over the employment law in this state. This state is an employment-at-will state where an employee can be fired at any time for any reason. Your employer no duty to consult with, agree with, or listen to the parole officer with respect to reasons for...Read more »
In order for a non-compete to be valid, there must be some consideration. Usually, the consideration is in conjunction with the employment itself. Unless they provided you with some consideration other than the employment, it would not be valid.
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