As long as you are paid for all of the hours you work, including at an overtime rate for all hours over 40 in a workweek if you are paid by the hour, then your employer can change or extend your schedule with or without notice to or approval by you.
I am a white, single, gay female. I have no reason to be discriminated against (my employers don't care about me being gay). But that doesn't change the fact that they have been singling me out, holding me to different standards compared to my co workers. I've reported multiple... View More
There is not a lot you can do about verbal harassment that is not based upon your membership in a protected class, aside from reporting it to your supervisor and Human Resources. However, if you are experiencing lasting health complications as a result of COVID, you may be eligible for...View More
I work for a healthcare company and they have singled me out more than once, along with other CNAs, threatened to fire me over being sick and having car problems. And said if I was sick one more time or late due to car problems I would be fired.
Hello, more information is needed here. General sickness is not protected under any federal law. If your illness is caused by a condition that qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you may have some level of protection. There is no protection for car issues. I would...View More
Firstly, some noncompete contracts are invalid as a matter of law and not worth the paper they’re written on. Secondly, no attorney can answer this question without actually seeing the contract. If I were you, I would bring the contract to an attorney, pay them a basic fee to review and issue you...View More
Do not post any additional information about your case online. You do not want to reveal enough information for the police to identify you. Instead, contact a criminal defense lawyer for help. Many attorneys like myself offer free consultations. The answer to your question depends on the particular...View More
I was texting with a former co-worker about it later that night and he said through text that they had openly shared some of my written answers with other employees and were laughing about what I had said. This is confidential information, right? Do I have any kind of case here?
Let's say that you hypothetically had a case of action due to some form of breach of confidentiality claim - the question to ask is what that case would be worth. The best way to answer that question is to determine how sensitive the information was and whether it was subject to some form of...View More
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