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I was asked to leave my office today, so that the HR dept.

I was asked to leave my office today, so that the HR dept. could inspect my office. They marched me down the hall way in the front office and did an inspection for what they said was an annonamous phone call for a weapon in my office. And of course, no weapon was produced. Can I take any legal action for this?

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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Can I be sued because my employee called a man a loser,

Can I be sued because my employee called a man a loser, pathetic, and the color of dirt? The female employee, a security officer employed by me, then proceeded to ask the person to walk around her jobsite with her. The man went back and surreptitiously recorded her doing pretty much the same thing the next day, and also asked how her boss would feel about her calling him names and asking him to walk around with her. She replied, on tape, that her boss would not like it at all. Am I liable?

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

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I have been employed by a company since April 2017 and I

I have been employed by a company since April 2017 and I have never felt such mental anguish under the HR manager. The company is a multinational printing corporation with a branch in Napa, CA. I have extensive experience in the administration field and was hired as a front desk receptionist. the last incident was today when I reminded the HR manager, whom is also my immediate supervisor, that I would be off until the New Year. He responded via email that he could not find my request approval. I provided him a copy of the email where he approved my leave time back in October. He responded to the email stating "while I'm going to assume you found some one to cover your position during your leave". I responded that I had never in my employment history had to find a substitute for me during leave, that was always handled by HR or upper management prior to the leave time being authorized. He did not respond to my email but instead humiliated me in front of over 100 employees during our company holiday lunch stating "I better think about and figure out if I want to return after my leave". I have never felt this mental anguish and humiliation before in my life. This is the latest of several incidents with this HR manager. My understanding is that the person I replaced back in April was subjected to the same treatment. My understanding is that the HR manager is supposed keep this type of treatment from happening, not subject employees to it. Please advise on what i can do as I may be out of a job when I return from my leave. Thank you, ***** *****JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Napa, CaliforniaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time, but my understanding is California is employment at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that is it at this time, I'm still distraught over the incident and cannot focus right now.

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Marsha411JD

Doctoral Degree

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I am trying to research what legal rights I may have in a

I am trying to research what legal rights I may have in a situation currently happening within my workplace. I am the Director of Human Resources for our company. I have just learned that over the last several months rumors have been spread that I am having an affair with our general manager. This rumor has been passed around and reached levels of upper management. There is no recourse being taken. This has affected my ability to do my job as my peers and other managers do not respect me because of these false rumors. Is there any basis for filing a complaint or legal action? Additionally there has been a history of lack of respect for females within this male dominated company and in the past when there have been inappropriate things to occur management has not taken action.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MarylandJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Maryland is an at will state and I hold an exempt level full time position.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that there was an incident that could have been construed as a hostile work environment in 2014 that I raised issue to and nothing was ever done. and in this scenario that attitude of management is to ignore it and just do my job.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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I was just notified by letter last week that my job title of

Hello, I was just notified by letter last week that my job title of director has been changed to manager. Having a manager title now does not allow me to receive my bonus in march that I worked all year for. I feel that I have been demoted even though they call it reclassified. I am the only director that has been reclassified. I have never been wrote up and all my performance reviews have been great. I have one of the best run departments. I feel so humiliated.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TennesseeJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will and full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I feel like I have been singled out because I have complained to senior management and health and wellness director about resident neglect.

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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I am an RN I work with a doctor who has ran off many nurses

I am an RN I work with a doctor who has ran off many nurses and has privileges taken away at a major medical center. She is abusive and has take a picture of me with my eyes close and while waiting to go to break the staff starts at 430 in the morning and are 12 hr shifts. She showed this picture of me out side the company I work for. She is belligerent, humiliating, insulting and condescending. She talks badly of me to patients as well she tecks at home and encourages them to call her. This completely undermines my authority, they work under my licence and is dangerous esp when I am alone

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ScottyMacEsq

Doctoral Degree

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My supervisor disclosed my private medical reasons for

My supervisor disclosed my private medical reasons for taking Fmla leave to a group of 8 co-workers in my absence in a group meeting. I have a document proving this. It happened 2 1/2 years ago and the supervisor has since retired. Do I have any grounds for an fmla privacy violation lawsuit against the employer? I work for the 4th Judicial District Court in Louisiana.

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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In Mar I began a new job. Shortly after I began, I noticed a

In Mar I began a new job. Shortly after I began, I noticed a shift in the office towards. Nothing huge, but enough for me to begin noting situations. 7 months later there is distinguishable pattern in my boss's behaviors of her targeting me. I was written up for poor job performance. My "training" consisted of incorrect or partial information to properly complete a task, as well as having information withheld from regarding a change in policy and/or expectation. I was also denied training and help when repeatedly asked.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The regional VP and director of HR made a visit to our site and assured me I would get the help I needed going forward. My boss promised more of herself as well.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Im sorry .. KansasJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: With my company, yes.

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Phillips Esq.

Attorney

Juris Doctor

20,218 satisfied customers
The owner of my company verbally humiliated me last week. he

the owner of my company verbally humiliated me last week. he has a history of doing so and also becoming violent. he threatened my job security and in my 20 years I have never been treated like this. I do not want to continue to be part of an organization that permits this kind of behavior. Currently I am being owed vacation time and a bonus. Will I get those paid if I resigned?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: floridaJA: 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: no

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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