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My name is***** league director of the

Hello, my name is***** league director of the Washington Heights Youth Football League INC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I'm writing to you because I would like to know if there are other forms that volunteers in the league can to fill out instead of the form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) or do they have to fill out the same form?

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I want to hire someone and put them on payroll but he only

I want to hire someone and put them on payroll but he only has a tin#.JA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: no not yet? I am looking to petition this employee to get a work permit is this something I have to go to a lawyer for?JA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Is there anything else the Employment Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: im not sure what other information they would need?JA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Is there anything else the Employment Lawyer should be aware of?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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Ely

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Juris Doctor

 
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I was off from the public school system after 2.5 years

I was laid off from the public school system after 2.5 years of work. I then started a job which I kept for 6 weeks and was then let go during my probationary period for basically not being a good fit. I had no disciplinary actions against me. My unemployment is adjudication. What is the likelihood I will be able to receive benefits?

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Marsha411JD

Doctoral Degree

 
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WHAT DO I HAVE TO HAVE FOR PAPERWORK TO HIRE A MEXICAN FARMWORKER

WHAT DO I HAVE TO HAVE FOR PAPERWORK TO HIRE A MEXICAN FARMWORKER IN IOWA?

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Ray

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Doctoral Degree

 
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Going to keep this as brief as possible I started a new job

Going to keep this as brief as possible I started a new job Monday and completed several documents including an I-9 employment verification providing the employer with my passport, SSN etc. On Tuesday some office dynamics that are two long to go into in this format occurred, and I decided this position was not going to work out long term. I had not resigned from my previous employer as I wanted to see if this position was even doable as it would involve a 2 1/2 commute of 134 miles one way daily. I sent a letter saying that I am not accepting the position and thanked them. On Thursday (today) I received a call from my current employer asking if I filled out an I-9 with this other company. Their is another unrelated party not mentioned but what I believe happened is my information was shared by an individual at the company I decided not to accept the job with, and they shared it with another party who then contacted my current company. By the way I work for a government contractor and had received official notice about 2 weeks ago but I had been verbally informed in April that our program was being discontinued by the government and my position would be eliminated Aug 14, 2014 thus why I was seeking other employment. My current employer now called me wanting to know if I filled out an I-9 with this other company, even though I will no longer have a job with them come Aug 14 they kind of threatened me till I asked how they had access to this information as I did not authorize any personal data or information to be shared. Leaving the soap opera aspects out of this was my privacy violated and do I have any course of action. At least 2 unauthorized parties obtained information that I filled out an I-9 with the new company and as their were only 1 other person besides myself in the office I filled out the I-9 with and provided my passport, ssn, etc I know that this individual shared this information with these other parties. I do not know if they provided copies, to other individuals with my personal data, or what other personal information they have shared. The company I filled out the form with is a very large multi national contractor.

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Andrea, Esq.

Attorney

Post-Doctoral Degree

 
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I was recently given contingent job offer with a major US Defense

I was recently given contingent job offer with a major US Defense Contractor company in which I accepted. It had some contingencies that must be met prior to employment. They where medical, security, background, conflict of interest, drug... ect ect. I had passed all contingencies and was waiting for the next step in employment. The process had seemed to come to a complete stop.I had the opportunity to talk to a figure head of the company and I asked him what was going on with the process. He informed me that my current employer, which happens to be a foreign customer of this company, found out that I was extended a job offer. They were not happy and were accusing that I was "stolen" from them. They then threatened the defense contractor with suspending a 16 Billion dollar foreign sales contract because of it. The Defense Contractor is now deciding whether to rescind my job offer because of it. Is this legal? Do I have a foot to stand on? Can they rescind a job offer due to prior employer complaints? I met all pre-hire contingencies they set in place.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

 
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I live in Washington State and work 35+ hours a week at a restaurant.

I live in Washington State and work 35+ hours a week at a restaurant. Recently, my employer has made a change to the policy reflecting employment eligibility. When I was hired, one year ago, the amount of availability employees must give in a week was seven shifts (lunch shifts and dinner shifts are counted as two separate shifts) with one lunch shift availability and one weekend shift availability. Now, my employer is requiring employees have availability for nine shifts, including two lunch shifts and a weekend shift. As I am a student, it is impossible for me to meet these requirements and could be terminated for 'failing to meet the needs of stated policy'. I have been an excellent employee, as indicated by both supervisors and coworkers, and have never been written up. There was no advance notice given for the change in policy. What rights do I have as an employee if I'm fired or am forced to quit (i.e. constructively discharged)? Am I eligible to collect unemployment to cover my living costs in the interim I am between jobs?

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

 
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I was a part-time employee of my churchs staff for several

I was a part-time employee of my church's staff for several months, receiving a regular monthly stipend. When my check was not direct-deposited at the end of July, I contacted the business office to find out why this had happened. I was informed that the church's finance committee had decided that my monthly stipend would no longer be paid, effectively terminating my employment. I was given no advance notice of this change in my employment status. Does this constitute wrongful termination?

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AlexiaEsq.

Managing Lawyer/Advocate

Doctoral Degree

 
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Hi, I joined with new company on October 2012 and my H1B

Hi,I joined with new company on October 2012 and my H1B expiry date is Dec2013.my company gave me written commitment to process my green card and they did not mention any time frame in offer letter, but I have e-mails from HR before joining with company: as soon as you join we will start GC processing.After I joined with the company, they delayed to start processing for six months. even though I keep reminding about my GC processing. now they started doing, but my H1 is expiring on December and my HR told me orally, go to home county and we will send documents then get the stamping and come back. if they did not process once I leave this county, is there any way to fight with company.can I sue the company, even if I am out of country. what kind of documents I need to sue the company.As you know there was a employment standard verbiage in offer letter such as employment is at will. I don't think it is stopping me to sue the company.if I want sue the company because of company delay I am out of status and I incurred lot of expenses including payment?what kind of expanses I can claim for.Note:The company own by American.

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Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney at Law

Doctoral Degree

 
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