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I am in tn and there is an investigation of me at work and I

Hi I am in tn and there is an investigation of me at work and I am aware but Ithe he person has not approached me I want to find out why I am being investigatedJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TeneeseeJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time no unionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This has been going on for 6 months

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John

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This is a question regarding the Privacy Act and Freedom of

This is a question regarding the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. We are a union signature company and have union members as well as non union members working for us. Based upon our union agreement we pay in a certain amount of funds for everyperson operating within a position which is a union type position. The union recently approached our company and stated they had a list of names and SSN's of non union members which were employed by us. My assumption is the union received this informationfrom our payroll based on the reporting requirements from the union as it relates to the benefits to each worker. The union now is requesting contact information of these "non union members" from our company. We assume it is to attempt to recruit them to becomeunion members. My questions are: Can the union distribute the SSN's and names of our "Non union member" employees to their business agents? We are reluctant to provide any PII (personally identifiable information) of our employees which are not union membersto the union. i.e. providing our employees contact information to the union. Are we correct in protecting this information?

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Allen M., Esq.

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Past year I have worked a 12 hour graveyard shift 4 nights a

For the past year I have worked a 12 hour graveyard shift 4 nights a week at an animal hospital in Nevada. The schedule posted said I work from 7 pm until 7 am, however I was required to clock in and be on the floor between 6:30 and 6:45 pm and many timesdo not get off until 7:15 am. I had to clock out for an hour lunch, but couldn't leave the building as I was locked in with an alarm set. When I was hired I signed a paper, I cannot remember exactly what it stated but the manager implied I had no choice ifI wanted employment. Somehow this paper has made it possible for them to get by Nevada's state law concerning overtime after 8 hours in a 24 hour period. I make 10 an hour, overtime after 40 hours in a week. I have read N.R.S 608.018 and I don't see anythingthat applies that would allow this. By agreement four 10 hour days can be exempt, but my shift was still more than 11 hours even after clocking out for my "lunch hour". Maybe I am missing something? Any help would be appreciated.

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John

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I work in law enforcement as a dispatcher, so we have access

I work in law enforcement as a dispatcher, so we have access to the most private of information.... At officers request only...Last year I was involved in a personal/non work related issue with my 15 yo child that caused us both to be arrested....Upon my return to work, I found out that one of my coworkers "printed off" my report of arrest...I was also notified that a supervisor in here was notified, allowed her to take the report off of the property... And also the assistant manager was made aware of the situation and "swept" it under the rug

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Dwayne B.

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I am involved on a very litigious divorce. How is it

I am involved on a very litigious divorce. How is it possible to obtain EDD records from my soon to be ex wife?

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John

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I am a civil service employee and whistleblower who is being severely

I am a civil service employee and whistleblower who is being severely retaliated against. I filed an Appeal with the Merit Services Protection Board (MSPB) and the Agency (U.S. Navy) used trickery & legal loophole to lock me out of Discovery. So, I mailed them three separate requests for information under both the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act. The Agency is refusing to respond and the MSPB Judge has said that he has no authority to make the Agency comply. It's been 7 months and no response from the Agency on either of the requests sent three times via certified, return receipt. What recourse do I have? I have been indefinitely suspended without pay for over 15 months and no action has been taken by the Agency. They suspended my access to classified information and then suspended by clearance (under the guise of national security because I was speaking out through social media about my retaliation). I have been unable to get any justice and it is apparent (too

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Our colleague physician was working in state-run university

Our colleague physician was working in state-run university hospital. After he was accused of sexual harassment he came to work to our VA hospital. He never disclosed his problematic past. Do we have the right to ask his former employer for this information?

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wallstreetfighter

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I live in the sate of texas and work on a federal installation

I live in the sate of texas and work on a federal installation for a gov contractor. I am lead to believe that I have to do what ever my boss asks of me. I do not follow a statement of work or have a copy of their contract. Can they task me with management roles even though my letter of authorization states I am non management? How long can they ask me to work in a given day? I work around dangerous equipment that could cause death or injury. When can I tell him that i am too tired to do the job. If I work days and then all of sudden asks me to work nights with little or no notice, can he do this? everything I deal with is vague at best. I am a blue collar worker that is exempt salaried. Sometimes I am given the title of site lead but have nothing in writing stating this so do I have to be one? how do I know what my boundaries are with all of this?

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Dimitry K., Esq.

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My name is ***** ***** Tilley and have worked for Southern

My name is ***** ***** Tilley and have worked for Southern Arizona Family Services as a direct care worker since 2006. Recently, I was told that a facility had made a complaint about me to the state of Arizona.Do I have the right to see this complaint and respond to it? If the complaint matches what my employer has told me---it's completely false. Now they are refusing to schedule me for work if a client asks for me. I had only 1 client for 71/2 years and was always praised by them. She passed from renal failure in June. I spent 60-75 hrs a week in her home - last week I worked 2 1/2 hours. If there is a complaint,how would I access it online? One last question--would this complaint show up in a background check when I seek employment elsewhere?

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