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I have recently had a shift in reporting structure due to a

I have recently had a shift in reporting structure due to a merger. My new manager is making me "retrain" on an electronic learning management system that i have been working in since January when she was supposed to provide the instructions for making administrative changes. I am at the top of the payscale and a Senior in the role. I feel as though I am being singled out as No ONE else is being asked to do this. She is not offering to provide the instructions for this process.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Due to the merger, many upper management have been offered "packages" and have left the company. I feel as though they are targeting top level pay to sort of push them out to replace with younger new folks. I am 60 years old and have been with the company for close to 9 years

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I am a truck driver employed by a very large corporation. I

I am a truck driver employed by a very large corporation. I have had several verbal and written warnings including a five day suspension, specifically regarding speed along with other things against company policy. Most of the other drivers in the company have been doing the same, without consequence. I feel that I am being retaliated against for having required management to follow some of the rules regarding dispatch procedures so that we as drivers know what to expect. ( There were huge favoritism issues involved.)Most recently, I have been threatened with revocation of my driving privilege by one of the HR reps for not being able to remember a casual conversation that a group of my fellow employees had two to three weeks before I was aware of something I had said which was construed as "inappropriate" by one of the female employees. She apparently took the issue to HR where an investigation took place during the following two or three weeks. I was notified that I was to write an account of the conversation, of which I am not able to recall, just know that it was a lighthearted conversation with a lot of joking.I called the HR rep that's dealing with this issue, after my terminal manager could not tell me what the outcome of this situation was. When I asked her about it the conversation went back and forth. After a few minutes she became seriously agitated, threatening to have my drivers qualification revoked pending a psychological evaluation with regards ***** ***** ability to remember the conversation. She went on to say that there will be disciplinary action taken.I am extremely distraught over the speed issues, as it is very difficult at times to control a trucks speed, the instant you go over the speed limit and the fact that most all of the other drivers don't have to worry about it, because they are not "under the microscope".I am also worried about being terminated for the "inappropriate" comment issue. Oh, the HR rep also stated that this was not the first complaint that they had about me. I asked her about that, she wouldn't tell me anything about that. I have no idea and am looking for some help here. I have several friends and fellow employees, that will vouch for the fact, that I wouldn't say something inappropriate to anybody intentionally nor am I driving any differently than most of the other drivers in this company.

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At my current job- "keeping employees" is a problem. They

at my current job- "keeping employees" is a problem. They are short staffed and people are being "forced" to work mandatory overtime. If this was every "once in a while; tht'd be one thing.... but 3 days straight- they (the employer) had to manitory the whole day shift... about 30 people. Just last week, I was forced to work 21 straight hours and was expected to return the next morning for my sift.This may sound petty; but is there anything that can be done?Staff are tired and people can't keep this up indefinably! We've been being told... it'll get better... it just needs time. It's been this way for bot 3 monthyour advise would be appreciated.Thank you,Marcy

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Ifvan employer makes a policy change that will cause

Ifvan employer makes a policy change that will cause disciplinary action if its not followed....should they not ensure that each employee has received notice of such change and sign off on it?

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I live in Illinois, employed by same fortune 100 company for

I live in Illinois, employed by same fortune 100 company for 17 years, 14 plus years of home based worker full time. I am exempt Senior IT Engineer. My department, not the company is is telling me and others in the Dept no more home based worker with 9 weeks oral notification. My company as a whole and is expanding telecommuting and HBW. We are global workforce, Ireland, India, Canada. All my work interaction never require face to face, vast majority of people I work with are in other countries. Do I have protection from unilateral decision and change of work location? My job is not changing

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I am currently on FMLA leave from my work. The reason I am

I am currently on FMLA leave from my work. The reason I am on FMLA is for emotional distress, which was caused by my manager. In January, I was placed on a coaching plan but told it was not a disciplinary action. During the last scheduled meeting both my supervisor and manager agreed that I had met the terms of the coaching plan. However, a couple of weeks later manager told me I should be worried about my job, when I asked what that meant she would not answer but only look at me. I had no idea where this came from and the only thing she would say is your not consistent. My question is... should I even return to the job, can they fire me and if so how long could I expect?

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I got fired after working more than 4 years in a facility. I

I got fired after working more than 4 years in a facility. I am a nurse and found myself doing a med error and proceeded to report myself and follow the ethical code of my License. My administrators took that med error and added to few other non related issues that I had been reported in the past ( two years back ) and added it including adding me to another Med error NOT committed to by me, which I had to fight for them to remove it. Can I file for compensation since I found they are using errors of years back to added to this one.. Even when in another facility ( same company )?

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I was terminated after 25 years. I have never been written

Hello, I was terminated after 25 years. I have never been written up and no prior warning was given. I feel it was unjustified.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: NevadaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no I have notJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The company was privately owned until about 3 years ago when it was bought by an investment firm.

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A coworker forged my name on a letter with company letter

A coworker forged my name on a letter with company letter head saying that the company will pay for the rent of a cliant. Our company did an investigation and intervied me and that is the last I hesrd of the matter. My question is do I have a right to know which one of my coworkers forged a letter in my name? And do I have a right to know my coworker's consequences. As of now it feels like a cover up to me.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MinnesotaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: That is it.

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