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I am a DoD contract employee, working in a mixed

I am a DoD contract employee, working in a mixed gov/contractor (multiple companies) workplace. A fellow contract employee is now routinely upchanneling critiques on other contract employee's work performance, resulting in government reprimands and company counseling. This other person is neither U.S. government employee or designated supervisor, but a co-equal contract employee. My impression is that is entirely improper for a non-supervisory contract employee to be performing work quality critiques that are resulting in negative employer performance reports. In some cases, this is across different companies. There are no EO/discrimination issues, simply (perceived) quality of work, unsubstantiated by other co-workers and designated section heads. I don't believe it is authorized or appropriate for contractors to peer-evaluate co-workers, particularly across companies-is this supported by federal labor laws?

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Can someone be fired from employment as a 1099 contractor

Can someone be fired from employment as a 1099 contractor for here say from another 1099 contracted employee.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No,JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There was an accusation that I called another contracted agent an "Asian fat bitch" This was told to the person in question. It was not heard by the person This was in a closed door manager meeting

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Legal Question about a labor contract: Section 3.

Legal Question about a labor contract : Section 3. Non-Solicit3. Non-Solicit. Subject to Section 4, during the term of this Agreement and for twelve (12) months thereafter, Client will not, directly or indirectly, encourage or solicit to hire, or otherwise hire or engage for performance of services (excluding the Work hereunder) any Talent of Toptal who Client becomes aware of in connection with this Agreement. Client also agrees that it will not refer such Talent directly to subsidiaries, parent companies, partnerships, holdings or investors related to Client without processing such request through Toptal's Client intake processes. Client also agrees that it will not induce any such Talent to recruit or refer talent of any kind to Client or third parties nor will Client cooperate with any efforts of such Talent to do the same.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: My question is ... I am a signer for a Florida company who contracted with a California coroporationJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I executed an agreement with this clause on behalf of company A .. A company that I worked for .. owned by my parents .. I own company B, there is no cross-pollination of ownership or investment. Can the contract employee contact Me at company B to work for me if I have not given him any offer or inducement to specifically work for company BJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Also there is no mix of products, services, tradelines, clients, etc

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I have been told I am being replaced for no good reason. I

I have been told I am being replaced for no good reason. I owed a substantial amount of money which I do not want to lose out on. I have been given no notice of my employment status and the new guy starts on this upcoming Monday. What advice would you give me. It should also be noted that I have not been given written reviews in violation of the company's stated policy. I feel I am being discriminated against. My boss allowed me to glance at his written review he wrote which rated me 4/5, but I have never seen a written review from him. My last verbal review from him rated me excellant and a valuable asset to the company. Also I am being asked to train the new guy and work with the outside CPA firm on the upcoming corporate review. What advice do you have for me? I am in MI.

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If i am a full time employee with a company for about 8

if i am a full time employee with a company for about 8 months, can they drop me to contract labor and cut my pay?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: the company doesnt have a hr dept, also we get paid perdeim can they drop that?JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: He has been a full time employee for 8 months, accumlated vacation and sick time and taxes have been took outJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They come in on the 17th and cut his hourley wage by $4.00, and now are stating that everybody wil be contract labor, he has a company truck, a company credut card, works out of town for them where they pay hotel and meals

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My question is about Illinois Unemployment Insurance. In

My question is about Illinois Unemployment Insurance.In late Feb 2017 I was let go from a position and was granted unemployment insurance. A old business acquaintance of mine offered some contract work but it was short term and much less than I was making. Upon certifying for unemployment benefits I answered honestly that I had refused work and Illinois has now terminated my unemployment. I am entitled to request reconsideration.Here are the details.Previous Annual Paypermanent position158k annual + 25% cash bonus + 25% equity bonus + full benefitsexpense accountOffer of employment3 month contract for $30k as a contract employeeno benefits, no bonus, no expense reimbursementrequired frequent travel to Wisconsinheavy workloadI decided to turn down the 3 month contract to keep focused on finding long-term employment with compensation and demands similar to my previous position.My question: How does Illinois make a determination that I am no longer eligible for unemployment benefits? What should I include/exclude in my appeal?Thanks,Brian

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I was just terminated from my nursing job. A reason was not

I was just terminated from my nursing job. A reason was not told to me. The day prior I was told some narcotics were not wasted correctly and was found in a patient room. I gave a drug and blood test and was told I would be off until the test results returned. Today I was told I was fired. How will this effect my nursing licenseJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I am a travel nurse. A contract employeeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at the moment

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My security team at my employer consists of 5 employees. All

HelloJA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: My security team at my employer consists of 5 employees. All have been employed between 4 year and 7 years. I am the school resource officer at this time and a retired law enforcement officer with 28 years in law enforcement. My employer now wants myself and 4 other licensed security officers which consist of former military and law enforcement as well to sign an agreement to complete psychological exams and waive our HIPAA rights. It wants us to agree that based on the results we agree that our employment may be termed. Also, if we don't sign our employment will be termed and additionally, we cannot see anything the employer provides to the psychiatrist or anything the psychologist provides to the employerJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FLJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time but it's Florida so at will as well I am sureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, this all happened after I filed a formal harassment complaint and got written up based on the complaint and placed on a performance improvement plan after the investigation

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I accepted a position with a firm and when I was deciding to

I accepted a position with a firm and when I was deciding to take their final offer I did due diligence and asked them if it would be o.k. to offer transition support to my prior employer as this can be construed as a conflict of interest.They responded back in an email stating it was no problem at all and I was to do it on my own time with my own resources. They have me no time deadline. If there was an issue, I would of never given notice and would of not taken the position.They recently brought up that this relationship creates a conflict of interest and that I was to terminate my relationship with my prior employer; although I have not finished transition support.Does the email received that gave their approval prior to me starting the position hold up in court if they terminate me do to an "Code of Conduct" or "Conflict of Interest" breach?

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