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I had an employer who fired me because I didn't like the new
I had an employer who fired me because I didn't like the new schedule. He forced out everyone who complained. For three weeks he insisted I didn't want the job and quit.For three weeks I tried to explain that I did not quit.He did not respond. One day I saw his wife and asked her to talk to him. She said she would and "things have gotten bad here". A couple of days later he approached me and said I had threatened his wife, they would be filing a report and that "you could lose your children for this".I actually approached his wife for help in regaining employment. Naturally I would not use threats to get my job back. I said I would apologize for any misunderstanding. He told me to only talk to him. Several days later,I found this out when I went to pick up my daughter for our visitation:My ex employer contacted my ex wife ( who he has no relationship with and who I am in a custody battle over my daughter with) and told her his story and provided her with a police report. He also told her I was fired for drinking.My ex took this to the courts and was awarded emergency custody. She said she had a police report of the incident with my employer's wife. A FALSE POLICE REPORT.My ex employer has a history of deceit and is well known in the community for burning his employees.This has caused me damage to my court battle, caused my community to question me and to spread the false accusation.Unfortunately, I have no witness to my conversation with the wife of my ex employer.She won't talk to me or accept my apology.I am being slandered by Joe Nazar . He has lied to the police, the marina where I live, and my ex wife.Where do I go from here?
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I was recently terminated from my job. During the
I was recently terminated from my job. During the "investigation" I was held in a small office and not allowed to go to the restroom, get a drink of water, have a smoke or anything. I was told I could not leave the office. I was held there for approximately 3 1/2 hours during this. Wouldn't this violate my civil rights? Isn't it considered false imprisonment?
I recently accepted a job in Michigan. I live in. I was set
I recently accepted a job in Michigan. I live in Virginia. I was set to start at the end of the month. I have already made all the arrangements to include finding tenets for my house. I flew up to Michigan for in processing. Part of the in processing is a background check, drug test, psychological evaluation, and a breathalyzer. I was not informed of the breathalyzer. And last I checked drinking is not a crime. I am not an employee yet, I don't work there yet, I'm not being paid. I go out the night before drinking. I failed the breathalyzer. So now they can't hire me. Also, I can now no longer work at any nuclear power plant for a year. I'm getting out of the navy in 2 weeks. So in addition to having a very short time to find a job, I can't even get one in my field. Drinking isn't illegal, I've down nothing wrong, and I'm being screwed. I want to sue. Do I have a case?
I am applying Florida State Medical license and have a
I am applying for a Florida State Medical license and have a misdemeanor for underage drinking which was expunged. I will undergo finger printing and an FBI background check, do I need to disclose this to the medical board?
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I am inquiring if being terminated from my bartenders
I am inquiring if being terminated from my bartenders position and as a result the same employer canceled the contract(cleaning contractor) with my second employer and notified second employer by phone the day after my termination...in short I lost three jobs in a matter of minutesmy job review in April of this year was great and I got a raise last month...but was terminated for NOT allowing underage persons into the bar where I work (unsupervised by Parents)
We went out to drink after work a few weeks ago and everyone
Hello,We went out to drink after work a few weeks ago and everyone got a bit drunk. I am a girl and was giving one of the girls a hard time. She wanted to go home early and I was pressuring her to stay out drinking. She was fine and thought nothing of it. HOwever one of the other people who were there lodge a complaint with my work saying that my behaviour was rude. At first I dimissed it as the girl I was giving a hard time to had no problems with this and was fine (I spoke to her and apologises). However my companys HR department is really looking into this and investigating, asking a lot of questions and I am starting to feel they are going to use this to try to fire me. This is the first incident of it's kind and a don't really drink at work functions, this was a one off incident. What are my rights here? The direction this is going at work is making me very nervous.
Hmmm, i just typed a whole page. A hostile work environment
Hmmm, i just typed a whole page. A hostile work environment I would suppose. Ok, twice a year we have team outtings foe team building. The employees pay for the function themselves. We went did our thing and then went across the street to get food and drinks. We have a new manager, he stood the whole time at the head of this really long table while we were eating and taking. He decided to male this a team meeting, it started out good and tben ve turned it around and started slamming us for different things right after telling us how great we are. He's loud and there were other patrons a d restaurant employees just kind of staring at us. I was so embarrassed and humiliated. The next day I called the HR director and told her the story. She said that was unacceptable and would handle it. A couple of days later she called me and said it was handled and it wouldnt happen again. Now he's calling everyone into one on one meetings and telling everyone we should act like adults and go to him or our department VP if we have a problem, not to call HR. I ha e my meeting tomorrow and feel very uncomfortable and feel this is a retaliation. Your opinion pleaseJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NebraskaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Im over 50 and other employees in our group are always passed over for special projects even when we ask for more workJA: 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.
SIR: HOPE ALL IS WELL ON YOUR SIDE. I NEED TO KNOW THAT IS
DEAR MADAM/SIR: HOPE ALL IS WELL ON YOUR SIDE. I NEED TO KNOW THAT IS IT LEGAL FOR AN EMPLOYER TO ASK THE EMPLOYEE TO SHOW HER OR HIS MEDICINE TO PROVIDE A PROOF HER SICKNESS?IS IT LEGAL FOR AN EMPLOYER TO TELL HIS/HER EMPLOYEE THAT SHE/HE CANNOT KEEP A BIG BOTTLE (BRISK ICE TEA 1 LITRE FILLED WITH WATER) UNDER HER CASH REGISTER?I AM HAVING LOTS OF ISSUES AT A RETAIL STORE, SOME ARE VERY DISCRIMINATING. I AM SEEKING ASSISTANCE AND TO BE HEARD. YOUR PROMPT AND SOME WHAT IMMEDIATE ATTENTION AND RESPONSE IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.REGARDS,GEETA VARMA (###) ###-####***@******.***
If an employee in Texas has appeared to either 1) smell ofView more employment law questions
If an employee in Texas has appeared to either 1) smell of alcohol at work, or 2) may be drinking on the job, how do we handle the performance management discussion after the fact (the manager was not around at the time, but has been given feedback from other assistant managers/employees that were). There is a "final warning" in the file for the employee arriving at work smelling of alcohol, but they have never specifically admitted to drinking at work, or before.
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude