There is a large financial firm that is hiring me for a contractor position via a staffing agency. I have a start date of next month. They fingerprinted me while I was there. On the background check they ran, they got a record of two separate arrests from 8 years ago or so. No details, just that I... Read more »
You are not legally required to disclose any information pertaining to your sealed record. The dismissal depends on the law from another state. But, the rub for you, since they found it, is that they don't have to hire you. So, you can refuse to explain and they can simply take the job...Read more »
You have not provided enough information to make any kind of estimate. It's possible your case is worth a lot of money. It's possible it is worth nothing. There's no information here from which to make that judgment. You need to call an employment law attorney and complete a formal intake.
I got hit by a forklift in my back, filled out paperwork, went to the hospital, and am getting bills in the mail from the hospital since I quit. While I was working there I got head butted in my nose by my line lead and was witnessed by a supervisor. I had to fill out paperwork. I was the told if I... Read more »
For what it's worth, depending on what happened, you may be entitled to a Workers' Compensation claim for some of your injuries. I would contact a Workers' Compensation attorney for the circumstances regarding the forklift incident and headbutting incident.
I am a bartender at a local restaurant and one of the owners likes to tell customers my political views because she doesn't agree with them. I don't believe in talking about my views at work because I make money on tips. The problem is she knows that I'm a Democrat and will sometimes... Read more »
It's legal for her to do so. There is no duty of confidentiality with your employer the way there is with a doctor, lawyer, or psychologist. If you don't want people at work to know your views, don't tell them and they won't be able to tell anyone else.
Pursuant to 11 USC 525(b): No private employer may terminate the employment of, or discriminate with respect to employment against, an individual who is or has been a debtor under this title, a debtor or bankrupt under the Bankruptcy Act, or an individual associated with such debtor or bankrupt,...Read more »
I was admitted to the hospital, and was placed on FML until I was cleared to return to work. Well I got that clearance under restrictions that I can do office work for the time being 2 months as I continue my treatment. Well my work put me on unpaid leave and refused to let me return at this time.... Read more »
I was threaten at work by a coworker a few months ago wanted to file police report but was pressured not, to weeks later I was insulted by another coworker in front of management, months later they used a racial slur which was used loud enough that the entire office including myself could hear. 3... Read more »
You should really give a lawyer a call so they can refer you for an intake interview. It's hard to tell from this one paragraph whether you have anything actionable, but a hostile work environment can become a legal problem for those who create it.
Let me Go I have been there 7 years never been in trouble or had a write up when I the office and let go i asked why I was being let go they said it was management decision when I filed for unemployment I found out that I was twoweeks short of being able to get my unemployment they have fired... Read more »
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