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I was "separated" from my employer ( told I was not

I was "separated" from my employer ( told I was not terminated) but all accounts closed, no longer on payroll, could file for unemployment. I had been issued RO ( no charges, no arrest) told I couldn't supervise because the RO restricted my ability be armed. I was waiting for hearing to modify order which complainant was agreeable with. Also told if I got things cleared up I could make appt with Human resources to discuss employment. I asked if I would just return to my position. They said not necessarily. Because another issue was brought to HRs attention. My license/ credentials had expired and this was not acceptable. But I had just been notified by Director of department that they had expired. I had filled out forms and I signed and director signed and he said he would send out ASAP. That was approx 11 days prior to being "separated". But now this issue was being used to get me out. Turned out the director had NOT sent out forms they were still sitting on his desk. He was waiting to see what the administration were going to do about me having been issued the RO.This same issue of license expiring had been something which happened often within the dept. I couldn't just fill out paperwork and send in for renewal my AGENCY was the one who had to sign and send in with payment.besides other supervisors had the same thing happen to them but HR was never notified , no adverse actions taken for the men, but used to validate reason to separate me from employment. Prior to this time the director had taken 1 male supervisor and 1 employee to get their license renewed. In less than 2 hours their license was renewed. Mine sitting on his desk.I had problems with some employees on my shift. Several times one male employee and 1 supervisor were segueing and name calling , yelling and in my face in the presence of other employees. I wrote up employee for insubordination and other charges and the director took no action. Behavior continued. My work environment had been and continued to be a hostile work environment. I complained to my supervisors and to human resources and the actions would subside for very short periods of time. This is to say they were silent. But still would not do what was required.What can I do. I'm no longer employed, I went to the State commission against discrimination and although I submitted many documents , emails and provided names and where information could be obtained to verify my statements the commission said there was Lack of Probable Cause. The appeal. Stated the same findings. I should have sort attorney to help. But I thought I had all the evidence needed. But The commission didn't interview anyone nor did they try to obtain the official records verifying my claim of other males had allowed their licenses to expire and the director did in fact bring males and got licenses renewed within 2 hours. The court modified the RO order and the employer had posted my position and said they had applicants and were interviewing. The modification by the court was not enough.It took from July 2013 until June 2016 just for the initial findings by the commission.Can I still go EEOC, what can I do where can I turn. I was discriminated against. I am in a protected class and still I lose help please

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I feel like this is a little bit complicated because Arizona

I feel like this is a little bit complicated because Arizona supposed to be a right-to-work state I was fired for insubordination for asking to go to a family reunion twice then I was told I was being fired because the owner did not like our conversation now I have the recordings of the conversation I had with the owner which was very cordial I also have a conversation with the manager basically my boss saying that I had asked I had asked to go to my family reunion he said I'll try the second and ask I believe he never asked a first time after after I had gotten fired I asked for a letter stating that I was no longer working there because I needed to change my insurance for my children I had asked him 3 times to send me this paperwork he didn't never return it send it to me in fact after the second time he stopped answering my call I lost my insurance for my kids I also have recording saying that they were moving me from full time status to part-time status because I did go to school part time and I went during my lunch and the owner was surprised to find out I went to school again my manager never told her I went to school I do have the recording of me being fired for insubordination my boss telling me that yes you're being fired for insubordination for asking twice to go to a family reunion I was being told that the owner didn't like our conversation together I really believe that the manager we going to have issues with me and possibly the owner she only spoke to me twice with the manager though he would not go and talk to the owner about things I would ask him I asked him about a bonus he never talked to their own the rest of the office got it I did not I had worked more than 42 hours a week for the year the entire year I cannot get my vacation time or pay I would ask for supplies I would never get my supplies such as ink paper I actually I had to write a formal letter stating and asking why I did not receive my items why have I had to ask repeatedly for the things that I needed to do my job and when I brought up such as things that were needed in the office that are required by them such as first aid kit eyewash station because we did have chemicals on his property I believe once I started bringing up safety issues that made them feel they could fire me because not only with the safety issues about bringing up bonuses and how I was being treated unfairly how what they were doing to me was unethical and I'm not right and morally wrong I believe because I had wrote a formal letter saying that I needed supplies to do my job then I was I was told that I had to every time I stepped away from my desk I had to email or text my boss every time that was whether I had to go pee or went to go get a drink of water or had to go downstairs to have drivers or driver sheets every time and I had told them that that isn't right now is that my job and I was told it was my job to text every time I stepped away from the desk that is when I told them that it was unfair and not right I felt what they were doing was not right unethical that you do not treat people like that you not treat employees like that to make them feel miserable about everything they were doing but I had they had just hired a new girl and she was afraid to go to the bathroom because she felt if she went to the bathroom she might be in the bathroom too long I had called the other office because my boss and told me that the other office had to do this and I have spoken to other places and they told me know why would we have to email or text him every time they went to the bathroom got up to get a drink of water too get a pencil sharpened two hand another person a piece of paper so the boss had told me they had to do that I come to find out they didn't think he was only making me do it oh and the new girl they hired also after they had fired me no one had actually answered they stopped having people answer the phone in my office apparently it really wasn't my job to answer the phone with my boss said it was part of my job that I had to do this and I told them that I felt that they were micromanage mean so much to the point where I couldn't do my job and they were making going out of their way to make me feel miserable too or possibly hoping I would quit and I didn't quit and I felt and because I had stood up for what I believed was unethical and wasn't the ocean shoe writing a formal letter and asking for supplies my bonus my hours and why I was being moved to part-time from full time when I was actually working 42 hours a year weekly for the entire year because I begin to notice that my boss was not doing actually what I needed Ashton to do for me and to such as vacation family reunion to supply the things I needed to do my job I think he was afraid of the boss I wasn't I had actually said some things that I think made him feel emasculated because I brought up the point that if the owner had cut his balls off and he was afraid to ask her to for me to go to a family reunion was wrong but he would not do this AZ a manager shouldn't do this was not right 2 weeks after these things had been brought up and things I had complained about things I have needed I got fired that is why I don't feel like I was being singled out because I have brought up issues also I feel that there was a lot of discrimination towards me because I work in a completely different office then my boss I also feel that my boss maybe not the manager because I was a woman if I was a man I'm sure he would have jumper really quick because this is a Mansfield that I was working in mainly male-dominated so my question is did they have the right to fire me because I stood up for myself brought up issues that need to be taken care of brought up things that I felt were unethical not right how you treating people are human beings in general that I was being treated differently than everyone else I keep getting told that because Arizona as a right-to-work state they had the right to fire me if I picked my nose is this true do they have the right to fire me because of these reasons because Arizona is a right-to-work state because I felt like I wasn't being submissive enough to them do I need to get an attorney and is it hurt an attorney who is willing to take on my case feel like as if I have been walked on by my employers and if I need an attorney if they know that I am not capable of being able to afford an attorney what can I do is there an attorney out there who would be able to help me

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I was fired an was interviewed from UNEMPLOYMENT and the

I was fired an was interviewed from UNEMPLOYMENT and the letter says I am disqualified for benefits from 7/126 through 2/17/16. Unemployment Hearing claimed: I was fired for Simple conduct - Insubordination when refused to follow instructions related to work and actions constitute a willful deliberate disregard of standards and behavior your employer had right to except.I will not be getting paid for six weeks but after I can start a new claim.Can I appeal: Actually I was fired because of politics and a customer called in to complain I felt that was no misconduct... I was told once to not talk about it... but I made the mistake and lost my job.. should I appeal to get my benefits fort he first 6 weeks? or should I just let it go? Also if they were so against politics they had an employee place a big sticker of a running political candidate on his locker door where everyone could see .. until another employee complained and no managers ever took it down until then and that made employees engage and talk about politicsJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: njJA: 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: yes how much is this before I accept the answer .. I am unemployed.

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I am the HM/NA instructor at Carbon Career and Technical

I am the HM/NA instructor at Carbon Career and Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe. I have several students who want to go to college. Many of these students will be the first in their class to earn a college degree. They often ask me questions regarding admissions, paying for college, etc. Here is where the conflict and my question comes in. Our school has a policy to keep students in the same math class for as long as it takes them to pass the keystone math exam, regardless of the grade they received in the class,(this is not just for math, but for any class). So if a student misses the keystone by 1 or 2 points but has a passing grade they repeat that class regardless of the grade. Subsequently, their transcripts will reflect they only had algebra one for several years. They don't get geometry or any other class. I feel the policy is to make the school look good as far as keystone scores but does not benefit the student and their future plans. Our administration tells us we are not to discuss class schedules with students under any circumstances. Well I have a very bright student who wants to go to college and I told her colleges will look at her transcripts in addition to other metrics. I feel the lack of math will deter from her admission and also she will be ill prepared for college math and need to spend more money on remedial courses to catch up. I feel I have a free speech right to criticize our policy and to inform students and their parents how to effect change in their classes to meet their goals and not the school goal of having a high keystone score. In fact I did tell the student to have her parent call and follow the chain of command to make a course change. Now, I am getting emails from administration asking why I am discussing course schedules with my student.Do I in fact, have a right to discuss these issues with students when they ask? Our administration wants us to say "See guidance for questions".Thank you,Michele Dominic

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I was issued a memorandum by my principal giving me

I was issued a memorandum by my principal giving me directives that if I don't comply will be considered insubordination and will need another administrative action. But he stated that he is giving the opportunity to change my behavior. He received reports from other staff on campus. This issue all started when I divulged the mistakes done by a diagnostician on IEPs schedule of services.

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Asad Rahman

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The company I worked for was acquired by another company and

The company I worked for was acquired by another company and they are refusing to give me a job description or any indication of what the expectations for my job performance are. If they fire me for asking for this information would they still be able to block me from collecting unemployment? Similarly can they do the same thing if they find out I'm looking for a new job?

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Patrick, Esq.

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Was told by one of my upper management team I had been

Was told by one of my upper management team I had been disrespectful insubordinate and should be fired just to be made an example of, the yelling lasted about 30 minutes via phone. have email proof I did nothing out of normal company policy. I'm not the first person this has been done to, last gentleman fired and had a stroke shortly after. A year and a half ago the manager of my departments died of a heart attack at work, would just like yo know if it's worth finding a local lawyer to talk too about intentional emotional distress

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Christopher B, Esq.

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How should I go about moving up my complaint about upper

How should I go about moving up my complaint about upper management? I have been dealing with at first an insubordinate employee for a few years withou any support from my leader. Because of lack of timely action on HR part, the insubordinate employee succeeded to stay and soon after a new employee who isued to work very well with me begin to exhibit same behavior which I brought up to his attention but continued. It took almost a year to get HR involved and provide needed warming. Now I seemed to have been slowly demoted and this insubordinate employee to be given more support and more opportunities to succeed in the organization and even was told he'll be sent to leadership training. My new manager does not seem to care about his behavior with me. Has told my employees to not come to me with anything and patients/clients have been told to go to her with any complaint, not to me. I was told this manager was put over me to support me in my told but I do not see that, it's quite the opposite. Further more, I worry about my job, have not sleeping well, I have to take medication for blood pressure and I'm constantly wondering what's next. I am wondering if this has anything to do with the fact that this insubordinate employee has family influences in the organization. What options do I have to make my case heard? Thanks!

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TJ, Esq.

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A manager reporting to me shares private information

A manager reporting to me shares private information regarding employees I supervise and recently stated she records our telephone conversations. She then shares information others, causing controversy. She resides in Michigan, I in Wisconsin. I recently contacted HR when said employee/manager stated she records conversations and have my statements recorded and will share.

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Asad Rahman

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