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My son-in-law is a computer engineer who works from home,

My son-in-law is a computer engineer who works from home, and troubleshoots problemsthat his company's clients needs help solving when they call in to him.He is paid a salary by his employer and is definitely NOT in business for himself.Last year, his employer changed his status from an employee to an independent contractor.To me, that was solely in the interest (to save different costs that my son-in-law would now have to pay) of the employer and was NOT allowed by law (he lives and works in New York). Is this wrong on the part of the employer? Also, what taxes exactly would my son-in-law be obligated to pay that was being paid by the employer? Thank you.

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I am 66 and was red last year as a nurse manager. One of the

I am 66 and was hired last year as a nurse manager. One of the nurse anesthetists despises me and had insulted me several times in front of staff. He admitted to me he influenced a dental surgeon, part owner, to have me removed from the OR. I am now relegated to making pre-op phone calls. Yesterday I was removed as nurse manager and the position was given to a younger, less trained and experienced nurse. The administrator has been forbidden to enter the building when this surgeon is present.

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Wondering how often a company will dismiss both parties that

Wondering how often a company will dismiss both parties that dated without declaring the relationship and how forthcoming I should be in sharing personal details. I dated my lead, I am not a direct report. However I think they see it as same. It got serious but only for a couple of mths. We have split. My father died during the same time. I had difficult time coping but work output did not suffer from all accounts. When questioned. I downplayed the whole thing & said there was no issues & was not ever pressured - that was asked multiple times. I do not feel I was sexually harassed and do not hold company liable. I am worried I did not respond in my best interest. They seem to know the whole story, and that I was covering. Need advice. Want everyone esp me to keep job.

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A friend of mine is a resident apartment manager who

A friend of mine is a resident apartment manager who receives no compensation other than free rent. His duties include repair and maintenance of the apartment interiors, move-out cleaning and painting, rent collection, some exterior cleaning (garage and trash area). Lately the building owner has required him to do extensive exterior painting which was not part of the original agreement, and refuses to pay him for the additional work. He objected, and now the owner is demanding that he pay $800 a month rent. He had been working as casual laborer to earn money for living expenses, but is no longer able to do so because of the increased work load in the apartment building.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California. He is a spanish-speaking citizen.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, he doesn't know where to go for help. He is not knowledgable about CA labor law and his rights.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Tomorrow he is bringing me a copy of his contract. There may be other issues but I won't know until I see it.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.

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A friend of mine is a resident apartment manager who

A friend of mine is a resident apartment manager who receives no compensation other than free rent. His duties include repair and maintenance of the apartment interiors, move-out cleaning and painting, rent collection, some exterior cleaning (garage and trash area). Lately the building owner has required him to do extensive exterior painting which was not part of the original agreement, and refuses to pay him for the additional work. He objected, and now the owner is demanding that he pay $800 a month rent. He had been working as casual laborer to earn money for living expenses, but is no longer able to do so because of the increased work load in the apartment building.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California. He is a spanish-speaking citizen.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, he doesn't know where to go for help. He is not knowledgable about CA labor law and his rights.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Tomorrow he is bringing me a copy of his contract. There may be other issues but I won't know until I see it.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.

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I just found out a former coworker was v positive and my

I just found out a former coworker was hiv positive and my boss knew. I work in an elementary school cafeteria ! I was exposed to blood and will be having a blood test next week. What responsibility does the school board have if I'm positive now?

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I would like to get out of a non-compete agreement in

I would like to get out of a non-compete agreement in Colorado. The reason I want to get out is to advance my career and make more money. I signed an offer letter when I signed the non-compete and in the offer letter they stated my salary was 120,000 and since then they have dropped my salary 2 different time due to business going slow. My question is can I get out if they changed my salary from what I signed and the company signed on the offer letter.

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John

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I have a non-compete agreement in place years and can't

I have a non-compete agreement in place for 2 years and can't work within 10 miles of any of my x employers 9 hotels. It was drafted in 2011 and an employment lawyer in the DC area casually told me if it wasn't written in the last year it may not be valid. I really need a professional lawyer to look at it.

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I signed a non-compete clause six-month period. It states

I signed a non-compete clause for a six-month period. It states that I am not allowed to become an employee of a fast-food casual competitor and one of their franchise owners. What if the franchise owner operates a non-fast food casual restaurant chain (where I would be assigned and possibly given an ownership equity / partnership interest) in addition to my current employer's fast food casual restaurants? Will the non-compete clause still apply in the state of Florida?

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