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I had gotten a new job last month. There were two employees
I had gotten a new job last month. There were two employees myself and one other woman. She was leaving a lot of her heavy work for me to do. When I finally said something, after weeks of this, an upper manager came in to talk to the other employee. When I arrived to work, this upper management man showed me how all the work had been completed, but it hadn't been. When I mentioned it, I was told to"Quit my bitching". Is this legal? I had a legititmate complaint. Think there may have been some favoritism in there too.I was really offended. I'm a bitch because I have high work ethics?Yipes.Just wonderingThank You,Laurie
My sister will be at her current job 1 year in October. She
My sister will be at her current job 1 year in October. She was diagnosed with Colon cancer within the past 3 months and is undergoing Chemo. Her boss has always been abusive but his abuse has ramped up since her treatment started and is threatening termination, unjustifiably so.This is a horrible situation for her to be in. She has not used any time except what was accrued for her surgery and chemo treatments. She is petrified of being fired and will not be able to continue her cancer treatment if she is. Please help me to understand her rights and what she should do to protect herself. Thanks. She works in PA.
I am looking at suing my previous employer discharge based
I am looking at suing my previous employer for wrongful discharge based on Constructive Discharge. There may be a catch. After I was forced to quit, I applied with the same company as a contractor working with a contract and working remotely, How much of an issue might this cause me with my claim of Constructive Discharge?
I currently have FMLA leave and in addition to a
I currently have FMLA leave and in addition to a re-certification form they have hand written a letter asking yes and no questions. Are they allowed to do this or can they only ask that FMLA certified forms be completed?
I have worked same employer five years but recently i was
I have worked for the same employer for over five years but recently i was promoted. The manager does not like me, I was being trained to replace her friend. Yesterday I was told that I was told people are afraid of me. Well other people on the floor I have worked with for years do not see it. I have never been anything but a model employee, I need to talk to someone?
Reference request earlier response from you regarding
Reference request for an earlier response from you regarding termination of a right to terminate sub contractor.Recently,I asked you a question on a contractual issue over termination. The contract, for my work as an onsite manager of a residential building, specified that if I was told to leave, I would have to within an hour as specified on the contract because my apartment (that comes with the job) doesn't constitute tenancy and as such, my employer, a property management company (San Francisco, CA) can ask me to leave, even verbally, and I must comply.My followup question has to do with a termination letter emailed to me which generously gives me 2 months to vacate the property, per the contract, because the property management company owner is retiring.But now that owner says we each need to sign that termination letter. I recall you saying that all she needs to do is verbally terminate me. I hate to say this to you because of what you might think of me, but I would like to show her your references for not needing to sign the termination letter.You don't need to read any further unless you personally would like to know a little of the why I would prefer not to sign the termination document. It's both simply and complex: the emotions surrounding her request have been foul; in fact, I kind of feel like a trash can for all of her verbal abuse--blaming me for wrong doings by others and so forth.Anyway, could I have those references which substantiate your response that signatures aren't required on the termination letter; in fact, all that is needed is a verbal statement of the termination?
This is complicated... I had a relationship with a man 1/2
This is complicated... I had a relationship with a man for 2 1/2 years. The last 4 months he moved into my home. During that time towards the end he became verbally abusive in the last week. Long story short.... One day he goes to work and leaves me a recorded "I love you" message "it's you and me forever" kinda thing as he did every morning. The night before we had a terrible right where he was screaming at me one minute and wanting me to lay next to him the next. I became scared of him. I had never been scared of him before. It was a fairy tale relationship, or so I thought. He had a money card of mine where my direct deposit went with his own name on it. A week before he left he convinced me to quit my job. The day after the fight as I said he left that sweet message as he always had that day during the day I became suicidal. I started cutting my wrists. I begged him to come home, I needed help. He called me then hung up on me. He threatened to call the police but never did. I got in touch with one of my sisters who texted with me until he got home. When he got home he packed and left. I followed through with the suicide attempt. I was in the hospital a week. I am currently in therapy. I sought therapy a couple months before he left due to the lying and mind games. I knew something wasn't right I just didn't know what. Can I sue him for emotional distress? And can I sue him for half of the rent for the 4 months he lived in my home? He is Army National Guard. I have contacted his supervisors and they have advised him not to contact me anymore which he broke by sending me "closure" email a couple weeks ago then a blank email last week after ME telling him not to contact me. His ex wife says he's a narcissist. Is there anything I can do? Can he be forced to pay for my therapy? the rent? Everything I thought was real suddenly wasn't. What if any legal ground do I have here?
My wife works non-profit school with a very small board,View more employment law questions
My wife works for a non-profit school with a very small board, headed by the school's founder. The board consists of 4 members including the founder's daughter and a friend of the founder as well as a former parent. It is clearly not a good board makeup.Over a 20 year period, the board president has loaned herself $250,000 that she repaid but also paid herself well in excess of $1 million despite doing minimal work - all without any vote or oversight from the board. My understanding is that this could be deemed as excess compensation to a disqualified person.Now, the board president has decided to move in to an employee role and has muscled aside my wife and demoted her -- again without anyone else's input. Is this legal. The state is Virginia.