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I have been a nurse for 24 years and recently I switched

Hi, I have been a nurse for 24 years and recently I switched jobs. Since being at this hospital I have been under a tremendous amt of stress while in orientation trying to meet there strict rules such as " get your charting done by midnight" and chart other items every two hours while making rounds every two hours on 5 busy patients. We'll one night was a very busy and awfull night. My preceptor approached me about not being caught up on charting, and I firmly stated to her that "I take care of my patients first and chart later, but that I will get it done" since this day I have been constantly harassed by the manager through extended orientations, not being able to get charting done by midnight on 5 patients despite the fact I was busy all night ,no lunch brake and barely able to go to Bathroom. My preceptors had written several things stating ,that I was " tense, standoffish and that when they asked if I needed help ,I stated no and didn't say anything else( I was focused on getting charting done as instructed, so no time for small talk) this type of harrassment continued until , I was so stressed and was thinking of quitting , but decided to continue since I had signed a 3 year contract. To make a long story short, I filed a complaint with HR and explained how I was being treated and harassed and felt nothing I did was good enough, Although , I am an experienced nurse with several certifications , which intimidated the young and less experienced nurses. Well, I complained to HR in writing ,they decided to investigate. The HR personnel called me and left a message for me to return her call( which I did 3 days later because I was so sick and could not talk. I returned her call on the 3rd day and left message that I had been sick and to please give me a call at her convenience. Well, I received a certified letter stating that " my complaint was not valid" ( this is not the exact wording) and that they would except my resignation as we discussed verbally and in writing. Which was not true. She asked if I was resigning after she read the last part of the letter which state " I cannot continue to work in a hostile environment where I can't show autonomy and express my feelings of concern ". During the face to face meeting , I was asked if that meant I was resigning, and I stated no , I don't won't to resign , but didn't want to continue to work under harrassment and ongoing interrogation from them and the director of the unit . I also recorded this conversation. I did not resign and I verbally stated so...therefore I am required to turn in my badge by February 1st. How can I dispute this? The letter also contained a Fair Treatment form thar I could fill out and return in five days to request a meeting on one of three levels ( director, executive, ???) sorry ,I don't have the letter in front of me at this time ,but could not remember the third level. Thank you for any help you can offer . I am also considering hiring an attorney, just don't know which route to take.

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I was just wondering how common it is for large corporations

Hi, I was just wondering how common it is for large corporations to lie to the EEOC during a harassment / violation of ADA investigation.JA: Is the harassment ongoing? Is there an immediate danger of physical harm?Customer: I had a long panic attack and resigned. No immediate danger now.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Reported to the Company - and after a month was told that they have completed their investigation and all appropriate steps have been takenJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Why are salary non-exempt employees required to use personal

Why are salary non-exempt employees required to use personal accrued leave time when they have worked the required 40 hours in a work week or 80 hours in a pay period?

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My daughter has been getting bullied and harrassed by her

My daughter has been getting bullied and harrassed by her supervisor at work because she is a lesbian.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: We are in the process now. She was told to "clock out or quit" because she said that she was tired of being picked on.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Ohio is "at will" and she has about 3 weeks before she is in the unionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I work nights and am on medication. My boss wanted me to

I work nights and am on medication. My boss wanted me to work days. I said it would mess up my med schedule. He proceeded to ask me what medications I was taking and what I was taking them for. I told him and I said I thought I could work around it so I could work days if need be. My boss said now that he knows what I am taking them for he said he couldn't put me on days now. After I told him he used it against me after I said I could work around the time. Isn't it against the law for a boss to inquire about your medication. Isn't it a privacy issue between you and your doctor?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IowaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time. He took me off the next time I worked because he said he couldn't use me and wouldn't put me on days.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I can't think of anything.

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I am employed with the social security administration. I am

I am employed with the social security administration. I am currently on leave without pay due to several medical issues. I have been off work since 09/27/16 and just received notice on 12/29/16 that my FMLA had been approved dating back to 09/27/16. I requested Reasonable Accommodation on 10/26/16 and as of 01/03/17 have not been given a decision. I filed an EEO complaint on 01/03/17. My EEO counselor notified me that she was awaiting an answer from management about participating in an Alternative Dispute Resolution on 01/11/17. I have not received any feedback at this date. What do I do?

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I have been accused twice by HR for harassment by the same

I have been accused twice by HR for harassment by the same associate while my leadership has disagreed because the associate publically praises me as a leader both written and verbal. I have the highest engagement survey results of any team, however HR has twice accused with no investigation (just the associates wording).JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TennesseeJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at will - full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a DISMISSAL AND NOTICE OF RIGHTS received October 26,

I have a DISMISSAL AND NOTICE OF RIGHTS received October 26, 2016. Reason: "The EEOC issues the followingdetermination: Based upon its investigation, the EEOC is unable to conclude that the information obtained establishes violations of the statutes. This does not certify that the respondent is in compliance with the statutes. No finding is made as to any other issues that might be construed as having been raised by this charge." Is there a legal service that will file suit online rather than having to go to an attorney's office?

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I worked for a reputable employer for 18 years and have been

I worked for a reputable employer for 18 years and have been denied my long term disability. While my transition from shor tterm to long term was to happen, I was told to send an email to release my position with the company. I was then denied my long term disability. I live in NC and have filed for SSI but can my employer terminate me while under either disability? I also have a note from my physician stating I cannot return to work. I don't know what to do. I now have only my husbands income.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NCJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that is it at this time. I will be appealing the denial from the insurance company.

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