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Do I have to take a required class from my employer after

do I have to take a required class from my employer after work hours if we are not goingto get paid for taking it

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I work as a business developer for a company looking to grow

Hi, I work as a business developer for a company looking to grow their business in the US. They offer a base salary plus commission. I am to be paid on the 7th and 22nd of every month and I began on the 1st of march. This is not an hourly job yet I have to fill out a timesheet to get paid. I have so far filled out my timesheet in a timely and complete manner -each time I receive a notice saying that my timesheet is rejected. So far I still haven't gotten paid as I deplete my resources to partake in this position. I essentially generate leads and though I have done everything that is required of me we are still having a hard time getting the ball rolling, I suspect that this is the reason that it seems pay is being withheld from me. What would be your legal analysis in this matter?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: This is in NJJA: 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: Nothing I can think of at the moment

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I have a State wage and hour or labor law question relating

I have a Washington State wage and hour or labor law question relating to notifying employees about tip pooling/tip sharing? The question is do we need to provide our tip pooling/tip sharing policy in writing and we will be doing that, but do the employees in the state of WA have to sign an acknowledgement as to how we administer this program and have this acknowledgement in their personnel file?

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RobertJDFL

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I am an exempt employee who has taken intermittent leave to

Hello. I am an exempt employee who has taken intermittent leave to attend to two medical issues. My management has informed me that I must take PTO or make up the time missed for Drs appts. I was told that if I didn't the I could be considered to have an attendance issue. I can understand taking time for complete days or even half days.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: But I am confused as to how they can 1) consider fmla appts against me since they are protected by law.and 2) deduct pay for appts by the hour if I am an exempt employ.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: Yes. Further more,JA: 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: Furthermore how can the time missed be counted against my total entitlement when I took PTO?

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I'm trying to figure something out. If I worked for HR of a

Hello. I'm trying to figure something out. If I worked for HR of a company, as an Executive, and I work 50 hrs a week, am I legally obligated to pay myself overtime even if I dont want it?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At Will, though it requires full time work.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Also wondering if I fit within exempt pay range currently and could simply do salary to avoid this.

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John

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I signed a agreement with my existing company that I would

I signed a agreement with my existing company that I would not take any business away from them if I terminate my employment with them for one year after termination. Reason I want to terminate my employment is this company has does not make payroll on time repeatedly. They hired me out a another company on a contract bases and the company that I working with does not want me to quit them. Can my current company still hold that agreement if I quit because they are not paying me on time. The company that they have a contract with said they will not give them anymore contracts if I want to quit them and come back on my own.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North Dakota but my employer is in GAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: reported to who?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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What is the definition of an exempt employee in Chicago, IL?

What is the definition of an exempt employee in Chicago, IL?JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time, salaryJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I do not receive benefits or sick days

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I am a Physician Assistant employed by a large NYC based

I am a Physician Assistant employed by a large NYC based hospital system that "never closes", but I work in a satellite outpatient clinic in a town about 45 min north and actually live in CT. This is strictly outpatient with no acute care services offered. In anticipation of the predicted blizzard today, all physicians cancelled their clinics and most treatments were rescheduled - meaning I had no patients to see. I was told by my administrative boss yesterday (my day off) that I had to come into the office despite this, and that I needed to come in on my day off and either sleep there or get a hotel room at my own expense so that I was available for work today and would likely have to spend Tues night as well. When I stated that this was not possible for me to arrange last minute, she said that was not her problem and that it is policy and the expectation is that I be there She also stated that if I do not make it in I am subject to corrective action up to and including termination. Of course I didn't make it in today as I'm sitting in the middle of a substantial snow storm and CT has a travel ban. I am, however, working from home and have been answering emails and attending web meetings. She now tells me that I will be charged a vacation day in addition to corrective action. As a side note, other people in the same position who were very late or had child care issues were not given the same treatment,Is this legal and what are my rights regarding this?

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John

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My wife is about to sue an ex-employer for not paying her OT

My wife is about to sue an ex-employer for not paying her OT hourly wages of about $30,000. We were told by an attorney that the employer could have to pay up to treble damages, for knowingly not paying her what was owed. But now the attorney is telling us that due to a recent court ruling in the US Second District, that she would be limited to receiving only up to double damages. I want to confirm this information.

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