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My employer changed my hours and I can't accommodate them

My employer changed my hours and I can't accommodate them due to lack of childcare for my daughter prior to her going to school. I explained this to her and at first she understood but then changed her mind and became adamant that I work the new hours. She claims now that she told me in my initial interview that tgese would be my hours which is not true. HR got involved and said she wouldn't budge and that if I can't work those hours I needed to send in my letter of resignation. I contacted an attorney who advised me against doing that. He said that since I was told not to return to work because I couldn't wirk those hours that I should send a letter that my employment was terminated. I did that today and HR contacted me saying that it would be in my best interest to resign since I wasn't officially terminated. I would not do that. My Union got involved and said that if I didn't report to my desk tomorrow at 7:30 it would be considered job abandonment. These were not the hours I had agreed upon. I don't know what to doJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time, I am a member of a unionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Marsha411JD

Doctoral Degree

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I'm back in Rio on Thursday without Rx's needed. Understand

I'm back in Rio on Thursday without Rx's needed. Understand that this Dr. was my friend for 25 years as well. I would not lie on an affidavit for his side so I was subpoenaed by his partner. told the truth and this is the current position I am in. Do I file a complaint for Patient abandonment since no formal notice was sent by the Dr. allowing me 30 days to find a new physician. Be advised I will work on the games in Rio without any meds which was his program since he would not approve spinal surgery.

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

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I work as a handy man. Ocassioanly I barter work for Items

hello, my name is***** work as a handy man. Ocassioanly I barter work for Items or even work for work. I came into contact with an autobody shop in Azusa Ca. that was in need of some electrical work. After to speaking to the owner of the shop we decided we could barter my electrical services for work on a car I owned and was having problems with. I completed some work Joe and I didnt hear back from him for a while. I attempted to call him numerous times but never got an answer. The voicemailbox was always full and it never allowed for a voicemail to be left. I was in the area a while later an decided to stop in and personally pay a visit, I was greeted by a visibly irritated Joe. He accused me of ABANDONING my vehicle and also accused me of causing a fire to his shop roof because of the electrical work I had done. In hopes of coroborating on his story he asked one of his workers about the ROOF WORK that had to be done, the worker responded with, "Oh yeah, cause of the leaky roof". Joe quickly changed the topic back to my abandoning my vehicle. He said he had to move it to another location. He said if I wanted to see it I would have to talk to his insurance company.

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Asad Rahman

Attorney

J.D.

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I had a job where you work based on assignments sent to you

I had a job where you work based on assignments sent to you on a smartphone app..I had 1 weeks worth of work back in May, but received no work after that job..I checked the app daily/weekly and in July contacted HR to ask if i was still employed or had fallen through the cracks ; i advised if so, i was going to file for unemployment and begin looking for a new job since no work had come my way for nearly 3 months..I got not reply ; 2 weeks after being approved for unemployment I have now been contacted by the company and asked "do you still work for us?" - I told the gentleman what i described above and he said "so your voluntarily resigning?" - i said no, i thought you guys abandoned me..nobody gave me jobs/replied to my emails.. He says "well, if you want to come back we can work something out" to which i declined.. Is this going to now affect my unemployment ? It feels like they only contacted me because they finally paid attention to my unemployment claim

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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I have an employee that is a good worker but she has been

I have an employee that is a good worker but she has been written up for being constantly late many times. She has an occasional write up for not concentrating on her work and making mistakes but we've worked hard with her to keep her. Two months ago she again was late and did another incident during the day and was written up once again or being white and the other incident. She was told that from now on if she is not at work on time not even one minute late to not clock in and just go home. The next day she called at two minutes to her start time and said that she was not going to be on time because of traffic. I told her to just turn around and go home then and try again on Monday. Later that afternoon she texted me a note that was a picture of a doctors note saying that she would be off of work for one month for medical reasons. Month later she said she was ready to come back to work but her doctors note was only for part-time limited work. I told her that I don't need her part time and limited work especially since she's told me her doctor still doesn't even want her coming back, part-time basis I told her to come back when she can do her full-time job but to keep in Communication so we know when that will be. It is now been over a month and we have not heard word one from her. When I text her the other day she gave me a vague answer saying I don't know when I'll see my doctor on the 18th I'll let you know. My question is when can I look at this girl and say she's abandoned the job I have a business to run and employee that is not communicating or working with us. We are very small company with only eight employees and my temp worker has to go back to school soon. What are my options?

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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I am a nurse practitioner leaving my current job for a new

I am a nurse practitioner leaving my current job for a new position as a Registered nurse. I got an email from my office manager stating that she heard I was referring patients to other other businesses, and I signed a non compete clause- the would sue me if I was sending their patients away. I have never signed a non compete clause. I gave some names of other providers to a couple of clients that I was not sure could be seen by our office due to geographical considerations, but asked that they call our office to find out if they could still be seen by the providers at my current job.I still have one week of work remaining. My question is- I feel this is now a hostile work environment and do not think it is in my best interest to finish out my final week. Would it be considered patient abandonment if I stated I could not continue my position for another week due to these new circumstances?

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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I'm recent CDL graduate, as of the moment I'm under contract

I'm recent CDL graduate, as of the moment I'm under contract with CR ENGLAND. Just recently at one CR ENGLAND a racial incident occurred when employee wrote racial slur on equipment and burned equipment at the terminal in Colton, CA .Just recently I was a co-worker with a employee of the opposite race.In which during time the employee relayed messages to the company saying I was negative employee. Considering he had no authority to give negative comments about me for no reason. As a result I decide remove myself from the vehicle.In addition I receive a citation while I was on the truck with my co-driver, in which he say he felt threatened by for no reason after he said those comments about me. It seems to me I was never given the benefit of defending against the allegations. Therefore my driver manager stated he can't have me being negative on his fleet. Only until August 2 2016 did human resources contact after the fact.It seems that I was singled out because I African American.

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

17,842 satisfied customers
A psychiatric nurse practitioner (independent contractor)

Hello,A psychiatric nurse practitioner (independent contractor) who's opened her private practice and leaving the medical group of three years; has signed 'non-solicitation, non-engagement" agreement.How should I terminate the patient-physician relationship without breaching1. Patient abandonment law2. Complied with the 'non-solicitation" contracts?Thank you,Irina

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Infolawyer

Attorney

Juris Doctor.

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This is an update of my case and i want you to advise me on

This is an update of my case and i want you to advise me on whats the best route to take. I got a letter of reprimand from my principal and my attorney responded to that by asking them to provide a copy of the interviews conducted as investigations and withdraw the letter of reprimand or we will file a grievance. The lawyer of the school district on the side of my principal replied by offering a proposal that in leiu of me filing a grievance, they are willing to withdraw the letter of reprimand and give a positive recommendation. I asked my lawyer to write and asked for the case to be dismiss as well because they couldnt provide me with copies of the results of investigation they conducted if they really did.They replied that they wont dismiss the case but theyre willing to withdraw the letter of reprimand. Should i forego of the grievance and accept their proposal? If the case is open what else can the district possibly do against me?

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

18,094 satisfied customers
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