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During yesterday's meeting when I was informed of the

Hello,During yesterday's meeting when I was informed of the elimination of my position due to budgetary changes I was told that a letter would be provided by close of business reflecting the departure as the position was being eliminated. The letter has not followed yet, I do understand things may take time, we met at 11:00am yesterday. In addition, the severance package offered is for just one month's salary in return for me promising a variety of things one of which is to never sue, in most similar situations severance reflects 1 month pay for each year of service, I also have not used up vacation time of 6 weeks referred to as PTO so this money is also due. I feel it is necessary to send a follow up email to the people who informed me of the changes yesterday by email. Can you please provide a brief email format? I think I should go on record as soon as possible to keep things in order. Thanks

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I work for a temporary agency and I am working at a

I work for a temporary agency and I am working at a warehouse. They have robbed me of atleast 3 days pay. They have erased all evidence that I was there. They said that I didn't clock in. They said that they didn't see me coming in on the videos. They don't have a record of issuing me a badge. And I looked through a stack of sign in sheets and the days in question are missing. They are over time hours and this company has a habit of stealing over time hours some people have quit for that reason but I can't afford to quit. I want to find another job first. What can I do?

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Im a small business owner that was using a subcontractor for

Im a small business owner that was using a subcontractor for some brick work. This sub had an individual get hurt on the job. Can this come back to bite me?

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My wife just recently became a U.S. citizen works in a

My wife just recently became a U.S. citizen works in a pharmacy the owners are Russian I am pissed because I have to pay employment taxes because they put her as 1099 she works from 9am till 6:30pm then closes the place finished by 7pm no 5 days a week the 6th day 11am home by 4:30 pm no breaks no overtime pay. Now filling an employee 1099 that works behind register just doesn't seem legal to me. Your thoughts Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: My name is Daniel

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I work at home as a medical transcriptionist for a company

I work at home as a medical transcriptionist for a company in Illinois and my employer keeps changing the days we are getting paid, first it was 3rd of month, then 6th, now 20th and many of us are having issues with overdraft fees and having negative balances in our accounts. Should I contact the Department of Labor in Illinois - I have worked for this company for 11-1/2 years now and this whole payroll change of dates has gotten worse in the past 6months and they just keep lying to us. They also have other shady practices like telling us to shave off time off our time card so we can work extra hours, sometimes 7 days per week.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I live in MA but employer's office is in IllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I believe some of my fellow trancriptionists have contact the Department of Labor in Illinois but many are afraid of losing their jobs, but quite a few have called in sick yesterday and todayJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just want to see if there is any action taken against my company to make them pay us on time, as they change the dates without notice, like we were suppsed to get paid yesterday, no warning,just many excuses why they cannot pay us, payroll processing is the excuse

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My girlfriend lives in orlando. she works for a hospice

my girlfriend lives in orlando. she works for a hospice agency. she has health issues that have caused her to miss several days of work over the last month or so. she believes her employer is getting ready to fire her; they have begun taking her hours down, which in my experience usually means they are getting ready to terminate. i was wondering if there is any legal recourse concerning her health issues? she has been a very, very good employee in every way. her clients will verify thatJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: orlando, floridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no, she just found out last night. there hasnt been any official notification of termination. just the change in hours. she is worried about losing her job. i know that i am "jumping the gun", but wanted to see what the possiblities wereJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that i can think of

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I was let go from my job yesterday, not at this point and i

Hi PearlJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: I was let go from my job yesterdayJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not at this point and i am an iowa resident but my workplace resides in illinoisJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i was discriminated/retaliated against because i filed an harassment complaint vs my boss with the general manager

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I have a matter on labor laws, texas, no, iv e ive been

i have a matter on labor lawsJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: texasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: iv e ive been working here 51 months 12 hrs a day never any overtime . Get paid by the day . got fired today because i ask him about it . he made example out of me

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I am an independent contractor and my employer has shorted

I am an independent contractor and my employer has shorted me over $800 this year, I have tryed talking with payroll but just get ignored over and over. Is small claims the best way to resolve this issue, and a friend of mine said you have to file for 5 times the damages is that also correct?

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