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I signed an employment contract with my boss. The contract

I signed an employment contract with my boss. The contract does not have a termination clause. It does state that If I leave the employment I have to give a 30 days notice. My boss however, fired me. I said I would stay for the 30 days but the environment at work has become too hostile for me and I walked out. My boss is threatening to sue me and I am worried they might have legal grounds to do it.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I have a question about the enforcement of Non Compete

HelloJA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: I have a question about the enforcement of Non Compete portion of an employment contractJA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: No, as this may lead to issuesJA: 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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Patrick, Esq.

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I have an employement law question. I am a manager at a

Good morning,JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: I have an employement law question.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: I am a manager at a small restaurant. No HR. Monday of this week i notified an employee this will be their last work week.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Employee only works on Saturday 10-10JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Employee said over the phone it's ilegal, injustice, and infeel will do harm

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ScottyMacEsq

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I was under a consulting agreement as a Senior Consultant

I was under a consulting agreement as a Senior Consultant for Global Business Development for a Solar Energy company for 8 years.My contract expired December 31st 2015, however the company kept paying my regular monthly retainer ($12,500) and I kept performing my regular duties under the expired contract.During 2016 I had numerous conversations with the executive team about renewing my contract. Although they promised that the contract will be executed nothing was ever done, however they kept paying me all the way until December 31st 2016.On December 9th I received a note with a contract extension agreement stating new terms (50% reduction in monthly retainer with the balance to be paid as a success fee). I never signed the contract because I asked time to review it.On January 23rd I received a termination letter stating immediate termination for no cause.Under my consulting agreement that expired on December 31st 2015 the termination clauses state the following:15. Expiration of Agreement. Unless otherwise terminated as provided herein, this Agreement shall automatically terminate on December 31, 2015.16. Termination. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary in this Agreement, either party may immediately terminate by either party upon a breach by the other party of any term in this Agreement.16.1. Termination on the Occurrence of Stated Events. This Agreement shall terminate automatically on the occurrence of any of the following events:(i) Bankruptcy or insolvency of either party; or(ii) Dissolution of either party.(iii) Upon thirty days written notice by the Company or by the Consultant.16.2. Termination without Cause. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, either party may terminate this Agreement at any time upon thirty (30) days written notice to the other party for any reason, without cause.16.3. Effect of Termination. Notwithstanding anything else contained in this Agreement, termination of this Agreement shall not affect Company's obligation to pay Consultant for services rendered and expenses incurred by Consultant through the date of termination.I'd like to argue that since I “devoted reasonable amount of time necessary to perform the services,” (citing language from the agreement) then there is a stronger argument that the 30-day notice period should be enforced.If I have a case here, I'd like to tell the company that they must give me a 30-day notice prior termination for no cause. That would mean that my official termination date would have to be pushed to February 23rd.If that makes sense, then they would owe me a $12,500 for January plus a prorated fee of $10,267.86 for February for a total of $22,767.86.I hope my explanation makes sense. I'd like to get an opinion on whether I have grounds to take legal action.

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Patrick, Esq.

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Can an employer demote me cause im friends with my employees

Can an employer demote me cause im friends with my employees and cause soley on what another employee has been saying ? This employee has a dick pic. Of employer and is using it as leverage

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My question is can i be terminated for insubordination in

HelloJA: Hello. What do you want help with?Customer: My question is can i be terminated for insubordination in Georgia even if my employer did not talk to me about what took place was employed for six months with the employer and was never reprimanded for anything else prior.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have been terminated I was released on 1/30/2017 and no one ever discussed with me the concern until I was terminated.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Also I was terminated for workplace policy violation of hippa and authorized disclosure for files being in and on my desk not under lock and key. However again the employer never asked me about the concern. they stated I had been trained so I should have known better. Thank you

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If I sense that my company is building up a case to fire me,

If I sense that my company is building up a case to fire me, what can I do?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: No I am being pulled off projects and I noticed my access to resources are diminishingJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I think it is at will I am full time I am actually pretty senior at my jobJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am female in my mid-40s and have been at the job for 11 months

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I am in Minnesota. Company policy says: If an employee

I am in Minnesota.Company policy says:If an employee leaves the Company, only the unused and accrued amount of vacation days, trough last full month worked at the points of separations in the current year, will be paid out.May pay check and Company records for me says: “Hours Earned 160 “1. I didn't use any vacation this year. Are my “Hours Earned” should count as unused and be paid out if I leave company before spend vacation?2. What does mean “accrued amount of vacation” and do I have any if I leave company on April 27 this year?3. Can I spend vacation and next day leave Company?4. Can I leave Company without give “two weeks notice”Thank you!

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RobertJDFL

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I recently put in my 30 day notice to my employer and I

I recently put in my 30 day notice to my employer and I needed to decrease it to 3 weeks. The policy says 30 days is required. What can happen if i don't work out 30 days? There's nothing in the policy and procedure manual that says what happensJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OhioJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: My employer is based out of MO but I'm employed in Ohio.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I'm full-time

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