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I work as a Technical Recruiter for a company in the

I work as a Technical Recruiter for a company in the Seattle, WA area. I get a basic pay and a fixed commission for every candidate placed. Commission structure as communicated by my employer1. Hired consultant must work and complete 3 full months to earn commission.2. Commission not applicable if engagement is less than or equal to 3 months3. Commission qualification date will be 3 month completion date from work start date for hired consultant.4. Applicable commission will be paid out at end of every quarter.5. Commission not applicable for WaferWire H1b W2 consultants.For March, I placed 5 candidates who have already joined their projects. My due commission is $5000.I got a good offer from another Company which I accepted and gave a 1+ weeks notice to my current employer. I also told him that I am willing to wait for 3 months to receive my commission. However, my employer refuses pay me the due commission saying that there can be no payments made after my last date of employment.To me, this sounds completely unethical. In the above commission structure I recd there was no mention that any unpaid commissions will be void if I leave the company.Questions --1. Is my understanding of the scenario correct and do I deserve to be paid my due commission?2. What steps can I take if my employer refuses to pay my dues after all attempts to convince him.I am a Washington state resident and so is my current employer and Company. so, Washington state rules and laws should apply.Thanks a lot in advance.

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A mnager ( female) grabbed my breast inappropriately at a

A mnager ( female) grabbed my breast inappropriately at a work event last weekend, I have completed the investigation with HR and decided to resign my position. Can I seek damages?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IdahoJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The manager grabbed my breast and commented to others that yep they were real, and state she HAD to check

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An employee of the federal government is being suspended

An employee of the federal government is being suspended without pay for 30 days. He has been employed for 12 years and is currently 4 months from retirement.In his 3rd and 4th years he made some unauthorized queries and phone calls to locate family members overseas.The agency has known about this and has investigated now for several years. It seems quite odd now, 4 months before retirement that a suspension is now being imposed.Does this seem to be legally in line with an employers rights?

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I need a piece of advice, please. I am truck driver and I

Hello. I need a piece of advice, please. I am truck driver and I started to work for a company on in May 2016. I told him I will work 6 months for him and he agreed with me. We did not sign any contract in May, but in June he sent me a contract. I filled in this contract, but just my company name and some other information, not all, because he said he will fill in the rest. I did not see in the contract any start date or end date.I had to end work on November 16, but he said I have to work until New Year. I told him that I had to work just 6 months, no more. He was angry. So, I told him that I work 2 more weeks and that is all. He did not say anything. He pays me biweekly, on Friday. This Friday he had to pay me, but he did not. Today he sent me like a letter where it states that he will not pay me my last 2 weeks of work, because I break tha contract which ends on 12/20. What should I do? How can I get my money? (P.S. I do not have work permit)

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I have been researching wage discrimination laws. I am a

Hello,I have been researching wage discrimination laws. I am a Registered Veterinary Technician in California, and I was recently forced to resign because my employer refused to pay fair wages compared to other organizations, and compared to other employees, male and female.My daily job responsibilities require much more stress and exertion of effort compared to majority of my similar level coworkers, within the same work environment. I have a degree and licensed credentials I put forth towards my position. I have similar exceptional skill level compared to my coworkers, and more advanced skill level that only a licensed professional can perform, I am only one of two licensed RVTs in the practice. I suspect my former male counterparts were once paid more than I, even though I had more experience, higher level of skills, and higher level of education towards the position.This year I will bring home a $20,000 salary, after three years of working towards this medical health position, with education and licensing under my belt, and my boss refused a wage adjustment to 15/hour from my current 13/hour. They claim that I am not eligible for a raise because of work ethic inconsistencies, which I think was NOT a fair assessment of job performance due to excelling in job performance reviews and daily higher job responsibilities.My coworkers, which includes receptionist, and veterinary assistants, who are paid higher than I, have worked longer for this employer than I have, so merit understandable, but my skill level, education, and daily job tasks are in no way taken into consideration for a fair wage.The cost of living in my area, is $28,000 annually for one person. And my employers establishment is very successful and I suspect makes a 2.8 net profit, within the top 15% of veterinary practices in California.

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We live in the state of NC.My husband worked 4 day's into

We live in the state of NC.My husband worked 4 day's into the work week last week. His boss suspended him at the end of the work day on Thursday for 3 day's. His Boss to him to come in on that following Wednesday to talk about whether of not he will continue working for him. He came in on Wednesday at 9 am and was terminated. He was told by his employer that he would receive 3 week's severance the up coming pay period after he turned in his uniform in which my husband complied.My question is.1. is it legal to suspend someone then terminate them for the same reasons as noted in the suspension?2. Is he suppose to be paid the 4 day's he worked along with the severance because they did not mention that to him.3, Does day's worked and should be paid for, constitute severance pay?

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I am looking for an Employment Attorney who is qualified in

I am looking for an Employment Attorney who is qualified in FMLA leave and specifically the area of what employer rights there are when the employee taking leave is a key employee.

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Can a employer demand a doctors note to return to work when

can a employer demand a doctors note to return to work when an employee call off sick 1 day, when the company policy requires a doctors not after 2 days of calling off. If no what should I do?

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I am an employee of the State of Alaska working for the

I am an employee of the State of Alaska working for the Division of Public Assistance. Our agency has been in severe backlog since 2010/ I have been referring clients to the governor and Ombudsman's offices to help them get their cases worked faster. I was ordered to stop this practice. When I did, I started referring clients to the Health and Social services Commissioner.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I was hauled before a disciplinary hearing without warning and in the hearing the prosecuting manager enter evidence that he altered. Two sentences that were complimentary of me. In spite of the altered evidence I was given a letter of reprimand. Do I have any legal recourse? My Union business agent is pursuing all admin options. Thanks!JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time. Our jobs are considered our personal property working for state gov't.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's what happened so nothing to add at this time. Thanks for your time and consideration.

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