I accepted an ER manager position at a different health care facility and signed a contract with the institution regarding wage and sign on bonus. I asked to give 4 weeks notice to my current employer to allow for smooth transition in which they agreed and a start date of 4/13/2020 was given. I... Read more »
I was charged with a non violent third degree felony and was told I could get it expunged but looked now. It doesn’t look like I can anymore and so I was looking into jobs in the criminal justice field and I know it would be very hard but I wanted to know if I would need to have the charge... Read more »
Most F3 offenses can be sealed. What were you convicted of?
As for law enforcement jobs, it could be tough. First, they can see a sealed record during their hiring process so it would still be an issue. Second, depending on the offense, and other factors, you may not be able to restore...Read more »
The Coronavirus Paid Sick Leave Act requires employers to pay for sick leave and it has its own certification rules. Therefore, if you miss work for a coronavirus related reason, the Paid Sick Leave Act might dictate the documentation that you need to provide to get government...Read more »
I am in an apprenticeship program with a company that pays for my schooling. I signed the contract as a way to secure a job for 6 years. Now three years later management has become very toxic and it is just not a company that i want to work for anymore. The problem is if i were to leave the company... Read more »
It all depends on the exact terms in the contract and all the other circumstances of the layoff and the current virus orders. The legal impact of layoffs because of the virus are unknown, and the courts will have to sort that out over the coming months and possibly years. Your company should...Read more »
This depends on whether you performed work on days your employer required you to use your PTO. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers may take deductions from a salary exempt employee's earnings if you are absent from work for one or more FULL days for personal reasons other than...Read more »
In a word, no. Ohio employment at will law says that, absent an agreement otherwise, an employer has no obligation to pay an employee after terminating the employment other than paying the employee for work done up to that point.
However, loss of work due to a coronavirus shutdown ordered...Read more »
I only briefly worked for this company for around 3 weeks I was hired on the spot and started a few days later with no Training whatsoever. Mind you, it's a home care position. I had given all documents required for employment to a manager who did my interview. I tried for days to contact.... Read more »
Sometimes the government agencies are limited on what they can recover for you.
I'm not necessarily seeing anything in your question that would prevent you from getting the full $13/hr. The only way to know for sure is by contacting an employment law attorney as soon as possible....Read more »
Technically an employer can extend your start data unless there is a contract (not just an offer) regarding a start date. An employer can also rescind an offer. On the other hand, you do not have to put up with extensions and are free to continue your job search. If you find a new job, take it!
A company hires a large group of people (150-200) for a seasonal position. The hiring manager gets commission for each person hired. 1-3 months later, the company fires all people hired. This has happened to multiple different groups over the course of a few years. Is this legal?
I was fired from my job because I pointed out due to a FMLA mixup that matrix tried to correct and whirlpool denied. They also refused to pay me my earned PTO time that I have left upon being fired because they said I did not request that I have it paid out. However, I was never told I had to... Read more »
my question is in regards to bathroom breaks. I was to work 11 hours minus my lunch (30 mins) and 3 breaks with 2 hours 45 Mins in between each breaks and lunch. I was on my menstruation and my manager gave me a verbal warning for taking an 8 min bathroom break to change myself. I asked her if I go... Read more »
This sounds like it could be gender discrimination to me. You should contact an employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss the situation in more detail. Some will offer a free initial consultation.
It states that I need to report to a lawyers office on a certain date. I do not even know what this is for. Do I have to go since I was not served directly? It so, am I able to obtain information about what this is for before I go?
If you reside at the residence and someone over 18 signed for you, then yes - you need to appear. You can absolutely contact the law firm or lawyer that issued the subpoena and ask what it is about or even ask to reschedule.
Hi; Wondering if you might answer a question for me? Can my employer count my vacation and holiday days as missed work for disciplinary reasons? For example: If I take 10 days for paid time off and miss two days some other time for being sick can my employer say that I've missed 12 days of... Read more »
How an employee is disciplined based on absences normally doesn't have a legal implication. It typically governed by your employer's handbook, unless it is being applied unevenly based on your race, religion, a disability, etc. I would check the handbook to start.
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employers typically pay their employees time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked per week in excess of 40. Your entitlement to overtime is determined on a weekly basis, not daily. Unless you are subject to an exemption, if you are...Read more »
You may have a claim for breach of contract with your employer. The contract was to pay you $X per hour for each hour worked. If you and your employer intended that this included the early 15 minutes, then once you work those minutes you are entitled to payment for them. If, on the other hand, you...Read more »
Hourly employee has an added break for stress management. Leadman and company nurse having a pissung contest about smoking while on said break. Company called Dr to modify Dr note to include break is not meant for smoking. I understand its a minor thing, but what if?
The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act restrict an employer's access to employee medical records and information from the employee's treatment providers. As a result, employers are generally limited to seeking clarifications of a doctor's orders....Read more »
Additional information is needed to asses whether you have a potential legal claim. If you felt compelled to resign due to unlawful treatment in the workplace (e.g., discrimination due to your membership in a protected class or a hostile work environment), an employment law attorney can help you...Read more »
Hi, I would recommend reaching out to an Ohio employment attorney and requesting a document review. There are likely more facts to your case that need to be considered before a full evaluation can take place.
Under federal law, there are no restrictions on when and how much an employee may work once he or she turns 16. However, 16 and 17 year-old employees are restricted from performing certain hazardous jobs, such as operating heavy machinery or handling dangerous chemicals. Additionally, if an...Read more »
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