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In Texas - law enforcement - the Separation Notice is called

In Texas - law enforcement - the Separation Notice is called an F-5 denoting honorable or dishonorable discharge. If by appeal, the 1st F-5 was corrected to Honorable discharge, is the old F-5 supposed to be removed from the personnel file/records? Thus, it should not be available in a background check for other employment. Right?

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Marsha411JD

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I retired at 62 in 2010 to take care of my sick husband. He

I retired at 62 in 2010 to take care of my sick husband. He died in March of 2011. I have had back surgery prior to my retirement, but it has progressively gotten worse. I recently attempted to go to work part time, but because of another incident with my back, I have a very hard time making a day without taking paing pills. My doctor is recommending surgery. I have had two surgeries in 2000 & 2002 due to an automobile accident. Someone crossed the medium and hit me head on. But now I can not even take the part time job. i was already cleared with a background check etc. because it was a state job. I am now 68 and was wondering if I would be eligible to apply for disability? I really needed that job.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, the doctor that did my 2 previous surgeries said I should have applied for diabillity then. But I felt that if I would work, even with a little pain occasionally, I should work. I worked for the state of Louisiana.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My current social securety is $809 per month. Because I worked for the state 14 years, my ss was cut in half and I received $47 dollars death benefits of my husbands $1400 benefits. I worked and paid into the social security system longer in private industry than government employment.

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RobertJDFL

Attorney

Juris Doctorate

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I recently received a job offer from a major pharmacuetical

I recently received a job offer from a major pharmacuetical company, I gave my 2 week notice and completed the required background check and drug screening, I was to start the position on Monday, but on Friday I received notice from the employment agency that the company was going to recind their offer because they had heard something negative about me from one on there current employees. I do not know who this employee is,or know what derogatory information they may have, but I have already given my notice in good faith to accept the position and would be with out a employment if they do not follow through.. I am a professional have have no offenses or charges on my professional record. My question, what rights do I have at this point ?

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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Recently I applied for a position and during the interview I

Hello, my name is***** applied for a position and during the interview I was told I would have to meet certain conditions, like a level two clearance. Not a problem for me. A couple days after the interview, I was called and offered the job. I accepted and I was told to come in for processing. During this "processing," I was given a extensive list of things to do. This list included (1) going to the police station for a local background check, (2) going to get a Live Scan fingerprinting, (3) filling out an affidavit, job application, providing a copy of my driver's license and social security card, (4) going on line to obtain a HIPAA certificate, and (5) filling out employment forms W-4, I9, emergency contact sheet and direct deposit form. The to-do-list also gave me 60 days to provide an overview of APD Waiver Provider Requirements certificate. I was told when they gave me the checklist, that I couldn't start work until my background clearance and Live Scan fingerprinting was completed. I spoke with my employer this morning was told I would not be paid for this extensive work activity because they could not hire me per the Agency for Disabled People's guidelines until after the background checks and HIPAA certificate was completed. I feel I should be compensated for this work. If I had not believed I was hired and indeed an employee, I would not have done this work nor accepted an position requiring this activity of me (without compensation). I'm confused. Who's right?

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I have an employment problem with my drug screen and

I have an employment problem with my drug screen and background check.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: I became employed with Kroger August 4. My drug screen always comes back as a positive due to I am taking a controlled substance and under a Dr's care.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I have been cleared/verified, and it has been two plus weeks with numerous attempts to communicate the Corporate HR without successJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, I have documentation of my clearance and no one from Kroger HR will call me back. It was not stated I was terminated, I was told I was suspended pending investigation. I have communicated with supervisors and the store manager.

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Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

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I was just elected president of our HOA. One week after, the

I was just elected president of our HOA. One week after, the finance director decides to run a back ground check on me, without consent. Then proceeds to tell me there is a misdemeanor on my record from 20 years ago, and she would be bringing this to the board. I have never been accused or charged with anything my entire life. After asking her to check the DOB she realized she had the wrong person. I have also found out that the board members have discriminated against a homeowner. Not letting him run for a position because his dues were not paid on time, but let someone else who's dues were not paid on time either. Don't know if I should resign or try and fix this? Please help

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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I am an educator and i am being promoted to administration

hi. i am an educator and i am being promoted to administration (NYC DOE). before i am approved they need to do another background check. the reason i am concerned is that my wife called the police on me once. she was acting crazy and wanted to take the children. i simply sat in my kitchen with my frightened baby, and said that she can do what she wants, but not get in a moving vehicle with our children. angered, she called the police. they came. i explained that i was afraid of what she would do and did not want getting in a vehicle with my children. they talked to her and took some information, namely that she and i were arguing, that she wants to leave me and me to leave the house, and that she wanted nothing further from the police. i did not do anything, was not charged and was told i was well within my rights to have my children at home; i mean i was just trying to protect them from her. there is however an incident report out there and i am stressing about it.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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I need guidance on labor workers comp law, ca, no, I am

I need guidance on labor workers comp lawJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: caJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am short term disability from an incident at my existing job, I havent been trying to get referrals to specialists from the workers comp insurance company they are dragging on it.. been 2 months from date of incudence..JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I have been gettting payment but now I have an offer of a new job...and want to take the new job

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Marsha411JD

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I signed an offer letter two days ago, but want to change my

I signed an offer letter two days ago, but want to change my mind. Am I legally bound? It's not a contract, just offer letter.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: OhioJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I've done the pre-employment drug screen and background check as well.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

18,064 satisfied customers
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