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I work company in Indiana. I have been suspended accused of
I work for a company in Indiana. I have been suspended accused of stealing time from the company also chronic tardiness . There is currently an investigation from HR to see if I violated anything. There's no company' handbook. No verbal or written notice was given to me by management of any issues just a phone call stating I have been placed on suspension. Another point is every pay period my manager has to approve my hours. Which have been approve and I have been paid every pay period. HR says depending on the outcome I will get back pay of found innocent. Do I still have a right to pay while on suspension due to them not having evidence of me violating anything before being placed on suspension. Also the manager has told some employee about my suspension and hav told some I will be replaced.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IndianaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Other than I next month will be a year I have worked I the company no handbook has been done or given to employees. Everything I have done and accursed of doing is basically common practice since we started working. I have no offenses or anything on my record.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
I have filed charge with EEOC back in October-2015 based on
Hi, I have filed charge with EEOC back in October-2015 based on sexual harassment and retaliation. EEOC recommended mediation in which both the employer snd myself agreed and attended but it wasn't successful. I Filed and additional charge of retaliation- demotion and wrongful termination on May 9, 2016. My position is Police Officer. The Chief sends me home every time I return to work with write ups trying to punish me for filing a charge against him. This has been going on for about 5 months back and forth. The Mayor had special meeting with council and City attorney to move me into city hall filing paperwork, if I would have chosen that I would have lost $6,000.00 per year and my certification after a year so I refused the position. I have requested to be placed on city council's agenda twice to discuss my employment status, because as of JuNE 8, 2016 the Chief advised me that I was terminted aND no longer worked for his department. I have been refused that right. Well I was just told by the clerk that they mailed me a certified letter showing the resolution that shows that they offered me to go and work in city hall.My question, can this hurt my claim or case because I refused the position?Can they justify the actions taken by the Chief because I refused the position?
My son was red as a police officer in a small village on
My son was hired as a police officer in a small village on Long Island, NY. He was trained at the Suffolk County Police Academy. In NY a civil service employee may be terminated for any reason within the first 18 months. He was asked to resign after 17 months and was told that he would be terminated if he did not resign. He was given no reason. There have never been any on-duty or off-duty incidents. He was never reprimanded for any reason and was told by the chief that he was doing a good job 1 month prior to his termination. His direct supervisor checked his file and there are no negative comments. In addition to his time on the police force he also has 4 prior years experience in security forces in the USAF.The village police force consists of 17 full-time officers and a few part-timers. The part-timer training is considerably less than the full-time officers.One month after he was terminated it was announced that one of the part-time officers had been promoted to full-time status. The replacement officer is female. Prior to this the force had been all male. My son's qualifications are vastly superior to the new officer both in training and experience.On the surface it seems that the police chief and village government made a decision to gender diversify the force and sacrificed my son for this purpose. Do we have a case of reverse discrimination?
If all evidence points to harassment and retaliation and
If all evidence points to sexual harassment and retaliation and evidence is strong with good witnesses. I have had to be put on anxiety/depression medication dince this happened. What type of settlement award should I request. Keep in mind I work for a governmental entity ( Police Department) governed by the Lawrason Act.
I work at a gentlemen's club in Reno, NV. The owner and
I work at a gentlemen's club in Reno, NV. The owner and management say we're independent contractors, but they control our appearance, take 20% of our earnings, won't let us leave when we want, and won't let us work at other clubs. How can I get justice?
I was hired into my company (a NYC-based Fortune 500
I was hired into my company (a NYC-based Fortune 500 company), twenty years ago as an exempt Executive Assistant. I worked under "exempt" status for seventeen years. Then, three years ago, supposedly b/c my boss didn't report directly to the CEO - but only a dotted line - they took handful of us 60-something assistants and demoted us to non-exempt status. All the others are gone now, with packages. The company has just announced imminent "restructuring" and I believe I will be offered a package. My concern is that they will treat me as a non-exempt, where packages are only two weeks severance for every year employed rather than exempt status, where packages are one month severance for every year employed. Do I have a right to insist on exempt status severance. This felt like such a 'bait & switch" to me as I never would have accepted employment here twenty years ago had the job been non-exempt and, indeed, I left a good, exempt position within one of NYC's top law firms to take this job!
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In Ohio, is it legal employer to require an hourly employee
In Ohio, is it legal for an employer to require an hourly employee to take home a "service phone" (on a rotational basis) and require customer inquiries be addressed by the employee while off the clock and without pay? If not, what law does this violate, and would the employee have any rights of the employer were to terminate their employment for refusal to comply and answer the calls without pay?
Can I be awarded with the back pay in wrongful
Can I be awarded with the back pay in wrongful termination/discrimination case if I sent to employer letter of resignation, but next day defendant ignored my letter and fired me under poorly done investigation with misconduct? Does "planned to quit" constitutes the denial of back pay award by the court and jury if I didn't really "panned" it but did it out of desperacy for being for over a month under "investigation"?
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Hi and Good Morning...Unemployment compensation...JA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No...not yet...not sure if it's worth going there?JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I have been collecting unemployment since being laid off right before Christmas of 2015....I am getting close into securing a position, however...no offers yet...I was waiting for my unemployment to appear in my checking account for direct deposit...and then discovering when I went to inquire why and what is the hold up...unemployment responded 3 days later claiming that I was selected as a random canidate for an audit and it will take up to 21 days to determine my eligibility....I am quite furious....I own a home, utilities need to be paid....etc...I received no written notice from them as well prior to them withholding my benefits?? Is this legal in the state of Wisconsin? This issue is causing a lot of stress....I have to make other arrangements to accommodate my living expenses...JA: OK. The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Is there anything else important you think the Employment Lawyer should know?Customer: Sure..when I first applied for unemployment benefits...the unemployment office withheld 6 weeks of pay because they were investigating my claim...the company that I had worked for was trying to fight me on receiving benefits...again..No income coming in which caused me to make other arrangements and eventually caused enormous amounts of debt.....unbelievable...JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.