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I have a question regarding an informal 15-6 investigation.

I have a question regarding an informal 15-6 investigation.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes. A little background: I'm a GS-07 Firefighter at Pine Bluff Arsenal with. I applied for GS-08 Lead Firefighter position. The Fire Chief (hiring official) told me, after my interview, he was selecting me for the position and forward that info to CPAC and I could expect a call from them. Instead, the job was put on hold because one of my co-workers called HQJMC and alleged pre-selection and nepotism. This all happened in about Mid Jan. An investigation was done and the report completed NLT 28 Feb. As of this date, no one in my chain of command seems to be able to find out the results of the investigation.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am married to the Fire Chiefs cousin. Which according to DoD policy doesn't fall under the nepotism definition. I've worked here almost 18 years and have approx. 24 years of federal service. I am more than qualified for the position and was the ighest seniority applicant (locally) to apply.

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I have been with the same employer for 10 year's and have

I have been with the same employer for 10 year's and have never been counseled or written up. Then out of the blue was given a PIP. I believe it was because I need to take two weeks off (not consecutively) and was approved. My husband was told he was out of remission and need to have another bone transplant.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New yorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: My work fell behind. I had emailed my supervisor and told her what had to happen at a certain time and she never replied or processed my request. On my returned to work I requested help to catch up on my work as nothing ha been done since I left. I truly felt they were going to help me because they asked me to send them a list of things I would not complete by dead line. Then I was issued the PIP. No nothing was filedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This happened in sept. 2016 and since then I have unbelievably stress, depression and a total sense of hopelessness.

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I have been put on suspension from my employer (w/o any real

I have been put on suspension from my employer (w/o any real reason ) and without pay going on 2wks. I have yet to hear whether or not when I can return. But at this point, I just want to resign. Can I receive back pay? What should I do?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They have not disclosed as to why. I have them my statements but have heard no response. It's been over 2wks.

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I have a question about how my employer is handling my FMLA.

I have a question about how my employer is handling my FMLA.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington stateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, I have two specific questions I'm interested in. First is that my employer requires me to use my accrued leave for my FMLA, which they are entitled to do but then when my leave is exhausted and I am forced to submit unpaid leave requests, they deny my requests and say I can not take FMLA unless I have accrued leave. Secondly in my specific case, I had a broken leg and returned to work when my cast was removed but now I am going to Doctor recommended physical therapy. The FMLA coordinator believes the physical therapy is not part of my FMLA claim and is trying to close my claim.

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I currently have intermittent FMLA for debilitating

I currently have intermittent FMLA for debilitating migraines. My place of employment states that I am to call in 2 hours in advance to missing a shift. During the accommodation meeting, I told my manager and HR that I often don't know when I migraine will come on and I don't normally have 2 hours notice. I was told then that if I don't give them 2 hours notice then I need to come in and work for 2 hours before leaving. On March 28th, I called my boss at 6:20 and told her I had a migraine. I was to start my shift at 7 am so I was getting ready to head into work. After 10 minutes my boss called me back to ask if I took and medicine, I told her yes and it makes me drowsy but I can still come in. She stated just to hold off and she would call me and let me know if we had any patients and if I was needed. She stated she didn't want to risk a me getting hurt to come in if not needed. Afters not hearing for her for 45 minutes or so I texted her and she told me just to stay home that they didn't need me. Now I am being wrote up for not coming in. Is this ok since my manager told me not to come in?

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I own a collision shop. I have an employee that took it upon

Hello I own a collision shop. I have an employee that took it upon herself to set up 2 different to have vehicles towed to shop. With the particular insurance that both of these customers have and our contract with them is that the insurance company sets up tow and the tow company bills the insurance. Its in our insurance manual. This employee know she made a huge costly mistake and she wants to pay the tow company herself. Can she do that without me getting in trouble?

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I am expecting an investigative audit from the us dol to

I am expecting an investigative audit from the us dol to check my compliance the wage law. Overtime etc.....I have treated my workers as contractors but they donot meet the requirements as I have read them.So therefore they have been paid straigt time. I will owe them the balance for overtime.When I am audited will they allow me to make payments?What kind of repayment plans do they offer?

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My wife is about to sue an ex-employer for not paying her OT

My wife is about to sue an ex-employer for not paying her OT hourly wages of about $30,000. We were told by an attorney that the employer could have to pay up to treble damages, for knowingly not paying her what was owed. But now the attorney is telling us that due to a recent court ruling in the US Second District, that she would be limited to receiving only up to double damages. I want to confirm this information.

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IS THERE A MIMINIUM NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES A BUSINESS MUST HAVE

IS THERE A MIMINIUM NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES A BUSINESS MUST HAVE BEFORE IT IS OBLIGATED TO GIVE ITS EMPLOYEES NOTICE BEFORE IT CLOSES DOWN? IF SO WHAT IS THAT NUMBER?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: no there is no HRJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Have a contract can't be fired w/o cause otherwise open end unless it is mutualJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: worked there 44 years started as laborer worked up,tp to saleman and also superintendent of the crews and on call at night

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