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I was terminated yesterday simply stated reason of not being

I was terminated yesterday for a simply stated reason of not being a good fit. I had only been employed there for 11 months. I was subjected to a meeting on Thursday when quite expectantly, my new supervisor gave out a proposed job description for all to review to all attendees. I quickly surmised that much of my job was in that new job description, as was the case for other key employees in the room. Questions and frustrations flew out immediately, I found myself humiliated in front of my coworkers who were very much thinking what I was, "What is going on here? Why is my job being rewritten into another position, NO ONE ever discussed this with me! Even worse was when I questioned some of the key tasks as they relate to my job, I am being told not just by my supervisor but by another Director who is suddenly becoming the spokesperson for this new position that they are not taking away our jobs, just proposing different ideas for this new position. Myself and others were clearly upset, frustrated to hear this other director tell us what was best for our jobs. This man has no authority over me, or my job! My supervisor just let him take the lead and argue with me about what my job entails in front of everyone! At no point did my supervisor ever follow up with me, discuss with me how my job would change or offer support. Instead, without warning or reason, he simply told me on Friday afternoon that this was my last day and he terminated me offering a 3 month severance package. I am 60 years old, getting another job will be difficult at best. The lack of professionalism and the creation of a hostile work environment was just wrong. I f I accept the severance, I can not file any adverse action or suit but I have no other means of support! I will lose my home and car!JA: We have our lovely Black Belt Customer Support team available to help you 24/7.Email***@******.***In the US or Canada 1-***-***-**** Available 6am to 9pm PSTIn the UK 0***-***-****In Australia 1800-679-634In New Zealand 0800-452-621From anywhere else 1-***-***-****Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: The HR Director has many workplace practices documented such as targeted negative treatment, discrimination in pay based upon gender and bullying in the workplace. She has worked tirelessly to advise change but to little or no avail.JA: 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.

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TJ, Esq.

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If you are a Supervisor and your Manger is showing

Hello, if you are a Supervisor and your Manger is showing favoritism and not writing up certain employees for attendance. The supervisor mentions this to HR and the supervisor gets written up? Ststed that I am disparaging the company? Is this legal? Of course he added additional lies.Thank you

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TJ, Esq.

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I would like someone to review the provisions of my employer

Hello- I would like someone to review the provisions of my employer contract.I am particularly interested in the non-compete, as I am trying to break the contract and they are trying to exercise that.Thanks

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LawTalk

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Juris Doctor

 
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I was wrongfully found in violation of company policy; what

I was wrongfully found in violation of company policy; what should I do?

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

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I was terminated from a job via the email, and the email was

I was terminated from a job via the email, and the email was sent to two managers who worked above me, but was also CC: to a third party unrelated and did not work in the same building

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

 
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In Illinois, upon separation from my employer, am I required

In Illinois, upon separation from my employer, am I required to pay back draw in excess of commission? I have not signed an employment contract with the company.

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Patrick, Esq.

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An employee gave notice he is resigning and would like to

An employee gave notice he is resigning and would like to leave the company July 1. The company wants him to leave sooner, ASAP.How should we terminate the relationship and document it appropriately? Should we do a Separation and Release Agreement (with severance) or is it not necessary and we can just tell him he needs to leave sooner? We are not that concerned about him suing for any reason down the road; we are just wondering how to end it sooner and make sure all the loops have been closed. Thanks.

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Ely

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I have a manager whose position we eliminated. This manager

I have a manager whose position we eliminated. This manager had been working for our company for six months and had poor job performance. We decided the position was no longer needed due to payroll cuts and laid this person off. The manager stated that they should have been offered another job which we did not. We did not offer another job for the fact we recently only hired part-time staff no full-time staff for that department to assist with payroll and did not want to chance a disgruntle person who had poor job performance staying and affecting other staff members. When this lay off was presented to the manager it was explained that the position has been eliminated and gave this person a pink slip to collect unemployment. Since then this person has called and left us a voice mail stating that the unemployment they are getting is not enough money. That they contacted an attorney who said they have a case against us for wrongful termination. They said in order for this person not to pursue legal action against us they want $100 in severance for every week they worked totaling $3000 otherwise they are going to sue us. This manager was not only paid 8 hours for the day we laid them off we also paid them for the three additional days they were due to work that weekend. My question is does this person truly have a case against us? We truly did eliminate the position we will not be replacing that position and can this person demand to be paid, we feel this is a form of extortion and do not want to respond to their voicemail.

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John

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I'm a subcontractor .E. in Florida and the manager that is

I'm a subcontractor for G.E. in Florida and the manager that is on charge to distributes the routes have three trucks that belong to him and working for the company some times I don't have a route but all his trucks are going out , the last time that we signed a contract was about 3 years ago and they told us if you do not sign you can look for another job so we have to signed but I didn't receive any copy, no one have an increase and they do whatever. what are my rights?

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Legalease

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