If I where supposed to be interviewed for outstanding
If I where supposed to be interviewed for outstanding employee in my companies newspaper, and I was denied that because two members of management are discriminating against me, based on me standing up to them both for being rude and disrespectful to me. What are my options and what areas can I claim the have violated?
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I am looking for a permanent job, and I received a verbal
I am looking for a permanent job, and I received a verbal offer from a company, which hires a team of Data Scientists for a particular project funded by a large telecom company. Then the employer started postponing a formal written offer because the contract with the telecom company is still in a negotiation process. Two weeks later I informed them about another offer coming to me from Bank of America, they sent me an offer last Friday. I signed the offer on 10/14/16. BUT my first day is planned on 10/31/16 -- 10-12 days later than I expected. We started the background check procedures, but I feel that the negotiation process regarding large telecom contract is still going on, and there is a possibility that they will lose interest to me. So, I did not stop interviews with other companies to be safe.Here are my questions:1. Is it possible that my employer will terminate the offer if they will not get the deal done with the telecom company? What is their responsibility in this case?2. What if I get an offer from another company and terminate my agreement before the start date? What is my responsibility in this case?
I have been an EMS Captain / Paramedic within a fire
I have been an EMS Captain / Paramedic within a fire department for 3 years getting paid as EMS Captain only and not as a paramedic. Been on the job for 30 + years and have gone thru the ranks. Within the last year or so members who have been only paramedics and have attained the EMS Captain they are receiving the paramedic pay also and I have not. What can I do. I just submitted a grievance, but also they are requesting a memo to follow through.
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
I left my job today because my boss was verbally abusive
Hello!JA: Hi. How can we be of help?Customer: I left my job today because my boss was verbally abusive among other things. When I was hired I had a contract that said that I was salaried, would be provided healthcare, and PTO. After working there for three months (when my PTO was supposed to kick in) he told my that the trip I took was not covered, and that I wouldn't accrue PTO until middle of next year. Then I was taken down to hourly without a discussion, but an email that just said that I was now hourly. Finally he told me that he couldn't reimburse me for healthcare like he said originally. Also, I worked in a warehouse with four guys and he refused to provide climate control. In the summer it was so hot they would get dizzy as they were doing manual labor. There was no access to water (no water cooler or bottled water) we also were not provided with a break room. I was expected to work through lunch to be working for 40 hours but I did not have access to a clean or working fridge or microwave. There were also no right to work or any other posters anywhere that I'm pretty sure OSHA makes you put up. Today he demoted me for something I didn't do, so I quit. Do I have a case?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: 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: I don't think so.
I have exhausted all avenues. My situation is weird. I am an
Good morning, Ma'am,JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: I have exhausted all avenues. My situation is weird. I am an Active Reserve Technician at Wright Patterson AFB. My question concerns separation between military and civilian issues and management.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I am full time. We have a union, but I am a government employee.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I would like to know if it is an Unfair Labor Practice when management conducts military issues when I am in civilian status, especially disciplinary ones and vice versa. Because in those cases, I cannot have representation.
My 29-year employment with the same organization was
My 29-year employment with the same organization was terminated by my employer. I did sign a Separation Agreement and was kept on the payroll (with the same salary and benefits) for 15 months. At the conclusion of this 15-month period, I applied for unemployment, which my attorney (at the time of the review of the Separation Agreement) said I could do. However, I just received an email from the attorney for my former employer saying the agreement I signed bars my filing for unemployment. My former attorney is deceased and I am not sure how to proceed.
I own an auto repair shop. I hired an older gentleman as a
I own an auto repair shop. I hired an older gentleman as a technician this past April. He was hired as an A level technician (that means he can work completely independent with no help needed) because of his experience, and what we talked about in the interview. In the interview I told him my shop is 100% digital, he responded by telling me he loves technology. This employee cannot keep up with the pace of the shop. He produces half or less than half of the other employees. He also does not know how to diagnose any problems, and when he does diagnose something the car come back with the same problem. He has been trained on all the equipment multiple times by myself and the shop foreman, however he cannot remember how to use the machines. I had been searching for another technician when the technician in question got a hernia. The technician in question is 62 years old and is not sure how long he will be out. I am currently in the shop filling in for his position, however I need to get back in the office to run the business. If I hire another technician can I terminate the technician in question when he comes back. Can I be sued for this? The only other option is to demote the technician in question to apprentice status. I am not sure what to do.
Counselor at Law
I've been accused of stealing by my prior employer - I am
Hi- I've been accused of stealing by my prior employer - I am being asked to meet with a detective tomorrow to give my side of the story. I'm wondering if there is anything in particular that I should or should not say.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I'm guessing they've reported something since I'm to meet with the detective. I don't think anything has been formally filed yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It's a he-said, she-said thing. I didn't do anything to help make it look like I'm not guilty, but there were 3 supervisors approving things and now they are all saying they never heard/said/approved. I have not access to any of my emails that document some of the conversations
Counselor at Law