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My retention letter states that the payout will be as

My retention letter states that the payout will be as follows:• Total payout is 10% of employee base salary as of October 1, 2015.• Paid in two phaseso 10/23/15 – 5%,o 7/23/16 (or closest pay date) - 5%,having a hard time with HR getting their ducks in a row so it will be the first paycheck in August, the 11th.JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: washingtonJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I hit send too soon...should have continued to say that the payout should be July 29, but my boss' reply when asked was, "... having a hard time with HR..." my question is can they change the date like that?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: washington

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I live in the state of Georgia and was wondering if my employer

I live in the state of Georgia and was wondering if my employer can refuse to pay bonuses that I have earned?JA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I have been employed with this company for two and half years and have earned bonuses in the past. I currently got separated and when I inquired about my third quarter 2015 and first quarter 2016 bonus payment, i was told that they do not pay bonuses to separated employees regardless.JA: Is there anything else the Employment Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No, it is really that simple. I did inform them that my contract did not mention that they do not pay separated employees for bonuses earned and if they could provide me with whatever information they have. I have yet to hear back from them.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Patrick, Esq.

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Is it legal to not pay already earned incentive already

Is it legal to not pay already earned incentive for work already performed because you leave a company?

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Barrister

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I work at a gym and open from 4:30 am to 11 am, mon-fri.

I work at a gym and open from 4:30 am to 11 am, mon-fri. Have only been here for about 6 months and work with this girl who was recently about to quit because of the bad hours. She's been here for about a year and She had a new job lined up and everything and a new spot at the gym opened up during the afternoon from 11-5pm, sun-thur. The manager offered this position to her if she wanted it because they have been talking closely about her not leaving but not wanting those hours. The fact that i wasn't asked is extremely disappointing because waking up so early is not as easy without such incentive pay. Is there any type of discrimination case here that he offered a female the job before consulting me and asking me? She will be getting the same amount of hours as she did working with me.

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I am a University Professor. We must teach 12 credits per

I am a University Professor. We must teach 12 credits per semester; teaching additional credits are treated as "overloads". These have always been paid at the end of each semester. I have earned 7.5 credits of overload totaling $6,382. Just recently (today), the University Administration said overloads will no longer be paid at the end of each semester; instead, they will be paid at the end of the academic year. The repercussions are devastating for me. My daughter is a graduate student there and receives tuition remission since I am full time. However, the tuition is a benefit that is taxable to me. The taxes will be withheld from my paycheck on December 31st. Now, that my overloads will not be paid, my payroll check will be "negative" by approximately $6,000. As a result, my future paychecks will be garnished. In essence, I will have no income for several months. Is this legal? Do I have any rights at all? It seems unreasonable for the institution to be able to withhold my pay for work that has been completed. Is there any recourse for me? I have worked there for 25 years and overloads were always paid each semester.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I have just resigned from my company after almost eight years

I have just resigned from my company after almost eight years of employment. I am eligible for a bonus tied to review and gross earnings, but since I will leave prior to the payout I will forfeit my bonus. How is this legal? Year end closed May 31st, Reviews are completed by June 30th, yet compensation and bonuses are not paid out until September. What can I do about still collecting my bonus?

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Patrick, Esq.

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I'm a fate rate tech in Massachusetts our dealer makes us work

I'm a fate rate tech in Massachusetts our dealer makes us work 6 days a week twice a month without a day off the following week is tha legal Thank you

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ScottyMacEsq

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If an owner of a salon sold the business for millions because

If an owner of a salon sold the business for millions because of a development take over, should the two stylist who have been with the owner over 10 years, just except the three months before closing and take what you want out of the shop, and/or should they also ask for a severance pay of their first year pay.

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Barrister

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Im 59 years old employed with the Co about 10 years Was

I'm 59 years oldemployed with the Co about 10 yearsWas told I was being replaced as purchasing manager 50% of my responsibility'sI was told several times they were looking for younger people "younger Bob Smiths"They hired a person14 yrs younger with no industry experienceMy incentive pay was reduced effecting my ability to receive a bonus I'm held at a higher standard than employees in similar positionsyounger employees are given better accommodationsBob Smith

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Patrick, Esq.

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