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I am a patent attorney living in California and member of

I am a patent attorney living in California and member of the California Bar. I am potentially going to do work as a contract attorney for a law firm in Washington (not as an employee of the firm). They are wanting me to sign a non compete/solicitation clause with respect to the firms' clients. I understand noncompete clauses are generally not enforceable under california law. Note the contract is written to have Washington state law apply. The question is, as a california lawyer, even if non-competes were allowed under Washington law, am I allowed to (based on being a member of the Cal State bar) or subject to a non-compete clause for legal services in a contract written under another state's law (assuming for this question, that Washington law allows noncompete clauses for lawyers).

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I currently work in Houston Texas Delivery and have been a

Hello,I currently work in Houston Texas for Favor Delivery and have been a contract employee for 4 months. I was under the impression that a background check was ran the first week of employment but that was not the case. They sent a link about 3 weeks ago to fill out and submit back to checkr. I figured they were switching to edoc online like everything else but that was not the case. That was the first time they had ran a background check which I find weird. Today they emailed me at about 1pm stating that I did not fit their criteria for the position after already working for 4 months which to me and others in my family sound like a lawsuit but I do not want to over step.I am afraid if I clock back in, because the system is still allowing me to do so, that they could say that I kept their card and kept using it without authorization if this issue is a potential lawsuit. I've called many lawyers for a free consultation so now I am reaching out online for hopefully some good insight regarding my situation at hand.

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Pearl! Cool name. I'm a NM resident, but signed a contract

Hi, Pearl! Cool name. I'm a NM resident, but signed a contract with a Florida company to provide services as a contract employee for a NM school district. The contract had a non-solicitation clause. If I seek another contract company for placement in the same district, is the Florida company within rights to enforce this clause? Is it legal in NM?JA: Employment law can be complex. But don't worry -- you're in good hands. The attorneys have a lot of experience with this, and it would be my pleasure to match you with the best fit. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No, I have not.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I can't think of anything, but I'm a bit out of my depth here.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 am a engineering contractor large corporation and just

I am a engineering contractor for a large corporation and just started a new job. This employer wants to me not fill in my time card correctly. If I work 48 hours one week, they want me to fill out 40 hours, and then take a day off the next week and still fill out 40 hours.Is this legal?

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I am currently working company that purchased a small

I am currently working for a company that purchased a small staffing firm I worked for a few years ago and I am now working for them by default. The company is based out of India and is in financial despair with a lot of Levys and liens that are going to ultimately put us out of business. I have started my own corporation and plan on taking all of the customers to the new company in the next two months. What can I expect to be up against once they catch on?

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Need help regarding issues around last paycheck .... Was terminated

Need help regarding issues around last paycheck .... Was terminated April 26 with next pay day being may 3 rd school district is claiming my last paycheck was April 19 th as was paid for days worked at per diem rate when I was hired at a salary ... No notice until I inquired about last paycheck of status of final paycheck . I was on administrative leave due to a false accusation

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Do I need the employee's signature on a termination of employment

Do I need the employee's signature on a termination of employment form if the employee already signed a "at will" agreement?

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A family member of mine was terminated because a fellow

A family member of mine was terminated because a fellow employee told a supervisor they smelled alcohol on his breath. My family member disputed the hearsay and requested an alcohol test on the spot that moment to prove his innocence. The supervisor said he didn't have the authority to send him for a test, but sent him home. Then the supervisor called him at home and said he was advised by mgmt. that he was terminated. My relative has had a good working record with this company and cannot understand why he was denied the right to a test that would have proven innocence over hearsay from someone who had personal resentments for him. Is this legal in Virginia and what are his legal rights in Virginia?

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I am an at will employee in a school district, 63 years old,

I am an at will employee in a school district, 63 years old, been there 23 1/2 years as Supertintendent's secretary/assistant, have served 6 Supertintendents inc this one whom I suspect is trying to make me quit. She has suggested part time, which I can't afford. My salary is $60,000-highest paid in the group of secretaries (non-certified personnel) We are not supported by a union. What are my options?

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