As an illegal immigrant - I was allowed to work at a company in which they paid me $4,000 as a check. I went to the bank and they said it was fake. I contacted my employer and he's given me death threats and threats on calling immigration on me. He denied giving me a fake check and has done... Read more »
If you have received a fake check and have evidence of the work you performed, it is important to take legal action to protect your rights. However, as an illegal immigrant, you may face additional challenges in seeking legal remedies.
You should contact the Department of Labor to report...Read more »
I am a salaried manager for a retailer. We are required to work 48 hours each week but our company automatically takes out an hour for breaks each day worked. Even if you do not take break since we are salaried. Realistically I work 55 hours a week because of this but am paid for 48.
There are no laws that require that earned but unused PTO be paid out to the employee upon separation. However, there are other ways that you can potentially recover this earned-but-unused PTO, such as if your employee handbook states you will receive it upon separation. If you don't have an...Read more »
So i worked for a job for threee weeks and always struggle with mental health atou d christmas. I endes up in the mental hospital for a suicide attempt and was in the hospital and told my employer i would be. When i came back they said since i didnt update them they considered it "abandonmetn... Read more »
I worked remotely and did not inform my manager. This has never been a part of policy or an issue for the 5 years working for this company -- There is still no officially stated policy for doing so. My manager was personally upset I wasn't in the office and that I did not reply to their email... Read more »
Live in Texas, but work remotely for the company which is based in Detroit, Michigan. They gave me a retention bonus through July, which I have to pay back whether they terminate me or I resign. But, this 8-week notice requirement is next to the “at-will employment” term, so is this enforceable... Read more »
As an at will employee, I had to immediately resign my position with my former company. I was unable to give any notice. The company is now telling me that my pay for the last two weeks worked will be at minimum wage instead of my regular pay rate (this is a pay cut of roughly half). They said this... Read more »
Fortune 100 employer, ERISA policy. Sent written requests to Sedgwick 3x, 1st was 11/22. Will not return my calls. Employer states Sedgwick provides copy of policy/Summary Plan. Sedgwick advised STD policy exhausted from previous unrelated LOA; apply for LTD via Lincoln. Without policy & files,... Read more »
Under ERISA, the plan administrator (usually your employer) is required to provide plan documents to you within 30 days of your request. With both your employer and the insurance company refusing to provide you anything, you may need to get an attorney involved. Feel free to contact my office and...Read more »
I just started working for a company and after one day of work, they then had me sign a Non-Exempt Employment Agreement. This agreement touches on certain bullet points such as performance review conductions, non-compete, hour rate etc.
My question concerns the very first bullet point... Read more »
I just got fired from my city's probation department, I was a county clerk. This is a small town in Texas , the issue is that too many people reconzied me , they essentially fired me because I knew too many probationers, that's her words.. is this age discrimination? The only reason I... Read more »
I have used all PTO hours for 2022. PTO hours will be renewed 1/1/23. My boss deliberately came to work sick after returning from Disney World. Admittedly, sick for over a week without socially distancing, in fact, standing over my shoulder in my office. On 12/6/22 I woke up sick. I notified my... Read more »
I constantly ask for the HR departments information and the GM never wants to give it to me he also doesn’t want to give me email documentation over the investigation he did but he wants to speak with me and I honestly don’t know what to do because I feel like they’re trying to set me up
Housing provided = 2 bed, one couch bed rv camper trailer. Details of said housing were not outlined in employment contract/offer letter. We are now purchasing a mobile home (larger/more permanent adequate). Company owner is allowing placement on the property. We do not pay rent, but portion of... Read more »
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