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Tomorrow my manager at Jcpenney will have a decision for me

Hello,JA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: Tomorrow my manager at Jcpenney will have a decision for me as to whether or not I will be fired or given another chance.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Part timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just need to explain the background of everything. Do I explain to the lawyer or to you

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John

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I worked for stride rite shoes in macys for 13 years and

I worked for stride rite shoes in macys for 13 years and they are only giving me 4 weeks severance pay my last day of work was march 6th 2017JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: new York state queens new yorkJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I am a full time employeeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: started with macys on 10/12/2004 and then went under the stride rite company as of 9/7/2008 and have worked there since in the same location inside of macys since 10/12/2004

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RobertJDFL

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I'm employed with Child Protective Services and was put on

I'm employed with Child Protective Services and was put on paid administrative leave and not given a reason or a date of return. I understand that there are many reasons an employee can be put on leave; however, shouldn't the employer give the reason for the action?Thank youAndrade Menefee

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Infolawyer

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Juris Doctor.

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End of last yr. A girl cut her finger and all was taken care

End of last yr. A girl cut her finger and all was taken care of in the ladies factory bathroom. I waited . ok. Awhile goes bt and asked if the bathroom was open cuz..... I had a major woman monthly issue. We as factory people are not allowed to us the office bathroom. My lead asked H.R. who was taken care of the finger. She was told. Go ahead and take her. Stand by the bathroom door and make sure she leaves no shit marks in the toilet. I was changing my tampon and pad.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: It was discussed with one of the owners of the company by my bossJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time???JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Bullying, retaliation by not the company but those above me in positon with the company.

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Allen M., Esq.

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Our company does not have an HR department. The handbook,

Our company does not have an HR department. The handbook, however, directs employees to contact the HR manager with questions. They also change policies in the at whim to suit situations. (i.e.) in the current handbook (and since the 10-9-2012 version of the handbook) it states that any unused vacation time will be paid out on the next paycheck AFTER the employees anniversary date. Now that I've reached my anniversary date and have 80 unused hours, the employer has stated (without changing the handbook yet) that I should have USED the vacation time and am not entitled to the payout. They do this with SEVERAL policies and then change them back at whim to suit their needs for any given situation...JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MontanaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: There is no employment agreement, it is non-union, and I am a full time employeeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, they have changed our Medical insurance. We are employed by and receive checks from one company and are medically insured by another of their companies (that none of us actuall work for) is that legal?

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Infolawyer

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I reside in Arizona and I tried to log on to my company

I reside in Arizona and I tried to log on to my company email Friday night, my password ***** not recognized. I reached out to the owner, HR, and my manager. She finally called me back around 9pm my time and she told me I had been suspended. She said even she doesn't know why. It is with pay and that I would receive a letter on Monday.... still no letter. I called her, the HR Director, and the Owner again yesterday no answer. Their Company handbook says they must meet with the employee to discuss why the suspension is warranted prior to the suspension however this did not happen and to this day I still haven't been told why I was suspended.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I reside in Arizona.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: Yes, on Wednesday 3/8 I called a manager and told her the male manager was making sexual comments to me (some of which she was present for and heard them) I asked her how did she handle that. She said the comments didn't offend her. I asked her not to tell the male manager because I didn't need for him to come after me. He has been able to allege and conduct his own investigations before and HR never checks to validate if his findings are even true! She said she wouldn't. By Friday I was suspended. My manager also had told me not to go to anyone else but her. I set up meetings to share my concerns prior to my suspension but twice she cancelled. Again with her telling me not to go to anyone else but her.. I was unable to go to HR.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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With the new paid sick leave laws in Illinois, California

With the new paid sick leave laws in Illinois, California and New York, wondering if companies are required to communicate this information in the Employee Handbook or what if any communication is required, the majority of my workforce is part-time working anywhere from 20 to 30 hours?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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We are presently updating our companies employee handbook.

Hello,We are presently updating our companies employee handbook. We are looking for examples for how employers handle "bridging of time" with previous employees. Does California have specifics on this policy?ThanksChelsea

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Ray

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What can I do to report my boss for abuse and because I

Hello, what can I do to report my boss for abuse and because I believe she is trying to get me fired for no justifiable reasons?I have been working in an accounting, HR, and assistant management position for over a year. My inmediate superior is a very rude, nasty woman who is always criticizing me, yelling at me, and abusing me verbally. She has been disciplined by her superiors many times before about her lack of communication skills with employees because there has been many complaints about her and how bad she treats people. Her inmediate superior, who also oversees my work is very happy with me and he knows how her personality is, and is surprised I has been able to work with her for so long, even though we've had our fights and conflicting opinions. Recently, she received a poor perfomarce review from her superior, and now she has given me a poor performace review to me, making me sound like I am unable to perform the work. She has also look for people to serve as witnesses to speak against me with petty accusations. I think she is trying to get me fired because she thinks she might get fired and that I could replace her. I want to file a formal complaint against her for workplace violence, because she abuses me verbally, she intimidates me and she instilles fear in me with her actions. She has even manipulated my hours affecting me financially. I'm afraid I might get fired, what options do I have to sue if I get fired? what is the best way to file the complaint in regards ***** ***** appropiate language? Please help. I can even send you a copy of the evaluation review she gave me for you to see what I mean. Thank you.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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