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Why are salary non-exempt employees required to use personal

Why are salary non-exempt employees required to use personal accrued leave time when they have worked the required 40 hours in a work week or 80 hours in a pay period?

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ScottyMacEsq

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I just received a letter from a lawyer stating I was in

I just received a letter from a lawyer stating I was in violation of a non-compete agreement with my former employer. I looked at the agreement and it appears, from how I am reading it, that I am not in violation. The letter the lawyer sent seemed to attempt to fill in a lot of gaps that were not specifically identified in my non-compete. Also, my employer did not sign my non-compete agreement, only i did. They are saying that I need to cease working for their former client immediately. Do I have to do to do this or can I get a lawyer and fight it?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: full time- i am not sure what "at will" means.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, I was not given a financial incentive to sign the document, we all signed it because I thought I had to.

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Ray

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We are going to do a job elimination in California. We want

We are going to do a job elimination in California.We want to know if we are going to provide severance, should we get a release and do we have to pay salary and vacation payout at the time we do the job elimination. We are a company of less than 50 people. Also, should we have two people present when we tell the person about the job elimination?Do we have to offer severance when we do the job elimination, or just unpaid salary and vacation?

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Patrick, Esq.

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I am an Enrolled Agent formerly employed.by HRBLOCK. I went

I am an Enrolled Agent formerly employed.by HRBLOCK. I went to a new tax company this year and have received a cease and desist notice from HRB. As of today The only former clients return I have worked on is my own. I reside in MS and have never been paid an incentive for the non compete clause. Can they sue me for damages and/or prevent from helping their clients that hunt me down via Face Book or other sources. I have been careful not to pass out cards or flyers near any location I previously worked atJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MississippiJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: It is not union, so is that at will by default? there was never really a designation as to weather it was full time or part time. one week they would send me home because it was quiet the next they would work me 80+ hours (mandatory)JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There has been a pattern of harassment over the past 2 years that made it impossible for me to remain with the company.

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Asad Rahman

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J.D.

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I have just been informed today that my franchisee is

Hi! I have just been informed today that my franchisee is wanting me to sign a non compete. I have been employed by this company in the same position for 7 years. I have had no salary changes however the bonus structure has changed a few times. I don't want to sign it and I am concerned that it will cause issues. We have competition moving in to town and he is concerned. I have a mandatory 6 day work week and am salary. I work 55 to 60 hours a week at a minimum. I am not thrilled with the conditions, and I have been in this industry for 20 years. I don't feel a non compete is in my best interest and if it results in termination would I be eligible for unemployment?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: AlabamaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I haven't actually received the non compete contract yet, however I was hired at will. Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There are no offers or incentive included

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Patrick, Esq.

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I work in a call center. I was placed on an Administrator

I work in a call center. I was placed on an Administrator Leaves, but was not told if it is paid or unpaid. I am in TX. Are they required to tell me if the leave is paid or not?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am in TX - at will employment.JA: 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: They said it was because of a pattern of "negative customer impacting" behavior.

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Patrick, Esq.

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My 17 year old was terminated because they said she took a

My 17 year old was terminated because they said she took a bottle of water without paying for it and before 3 adults was told to sign a paper to that effect. Later I checked her bank statement and found the debit where she had paid. Also she not knowing it was wrong accepted a store incentive as a gift from a parent of a fellow student. She was also escorted out of the store whith out a ride home, at night. I would like to know if whatever she signed is binding and what if any recourse she has.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: From my understanding the papers were sent to hQ. they also said they looked at records and couldn't find the transaction.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: She was hired seasonal and a day or so before termination was told she was hired permanent and filled out an availability form .JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: All of this took place 2 weeks and over a month ago without them saying anything about it.

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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I am negotiating an offer for a senior engineering position.

i am negotiating an offer for a senior engineering position. The final negotiated SALARY is 125k plus profit sharing. I tried also for additional vacation, sign on bonus, better office --- they would not budge. Anything else in addition to salary and profit sharing that can be negotiated -- I think they want to hire me -- but it is a large company -- and they have internal guidelines on not giving sign on bonus or additional vacation. What eles can I suggest to them as an incentive to hire me.

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Infolawyer

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Juris Doctor.

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My employer requires us to have a healthcare compliance

My employer requires us to have a healthcare compliance checkup every three months for BMI, cholesterol, blood pressure and lipids panel, etc. If employee refuses then they increase our insurance premiums with the next paycheck. BCBS of Mi. Is our carrier. Nobody knows where the extra money goes and there are no wellness incentives, just punitive punishments for no-compliance. Is this legal?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Michigan.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will, full time, non-union. Hourly pay and we pay our insurance premiums.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Patrick, Esq.

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