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When we are not busy with work, we are asked to go home and

When we are not busy with work, we are asked to go home and get off the clock. Our new Attendance policy is as follows. My question is, does this statement include being sent home early? Or does this required that we stay on the clock for 75% of the shift, which is how I read this statement. No where else in the document does it address this. The definition in the policy of "occurrence" is "either one unscheduled absence occasion or three unscheduled tardy of missed punch occasions."" Absence Occasion – An absence of one or more consecutive scheduled shifts (for the same reason) that was not requested or approved in advance is an absence occasion. Managers may “bridge” or count as one occasion, unscheduled absences where an employee returns to work but is forced to be absent within a week for the same illness.a. Any unscheduled early leave or late arrival that results in completing less than 75% of a scheduled shift, unless specifically covered under FMLA, Workers Compensation, Jury Duty, or Bereavement leave, is considered an unscheduled absence and therefore an occurrence."

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I am wondering if I have a wrongful termination case against

I am wondering if I have a wrongful termination case against my former employer. I was a server at a family owned/corporate restaurantJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TNJA: 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: The issue involved a guest who ended up having an allergic reaction to an appetizer because (after asking several other people) was told there were in fact no tomatoes in the dish. There were. I believe I was fired to cover up the fact that the manager put me on the floor too early, my training was cut short due to a need for more server, and I was not trained in the sushi aspect of our menu that ended up being the cause of the issue. I think the bigger problem is for me is that I had nothing but positive reviews from both guests and management up to that point, even pulled out of my college semester to focus on this job. That was a several thousand dollar investment, i figured i could risk that given the six figure job Im curious if there are any grounds to sue for damages. I was also told to quit my previous job, which was my only other income.

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I am being suspended wth pay for conducting outside business

I am being suspended wth pay for conducting outside business activity during working hours. I never received verbal or written warning about this. They just suspended me and advises that whilst investigation is ongoing I will be suspended with pay. Can I be suspend in this fashion without warning ?

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My son in law just got a pay raise and praised. Days later

My son in law just got a pay raise and praised. Days later he received a phone call by an angry CEO that said they had spent hours looking for a part. Hw was not allow to go near the buisness or call he was fired. Can they just fire people with no reason or allow a rebuttle. He works at a warehouse.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: This is in TexasJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just asking because my daughter and her husband are young and devastated by the news. Should they seek legal advice or go to BBU.

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I am retiring from my job of approx. 40 + years, and have

I am retiring from my job of approx. 40 + years, and have not had a salary increase since 2013. I know this year my boss put in a request for an increase, but was rejected by upper management. I know certain Management do not like me but seem to use this as there way to screw me. My year increases are suppose to be on March 1st of every year. Last increase I had in 2013 was 2%. Do I have a any kind of case to pursue for this as I have lost a lot of money and also my Retirement from SS will not be as high as it should beJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full Time salaryJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: ????JA: What confuses you?Customer: Not sure what else is needed

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I worker 12 years with a company.and was fired for

i worker 12 years with a company.and was fired for attendence with still time on the books.is that lawfull.and i was never written for itJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: new yorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: they are giving me a severance for $7,000 do i take it

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I was terminated from my position as a Sales Manager--with

Hi. I was terminated from my position as a Sales Manager--with no reason I believe. Wanted to know if I have any optionsJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NYJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: by me?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Well..I received a call from someone who claimed to be from employment agency--asked if I was interested in a position. I spoke to that person. When I came to work the next day--they fired me. Told me that the person I spoke to was the Owner of the place I am working and fired me because I said I was interested in listening to what other position has to offer.

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Are you able to assist me with questions regarding being

Are you able to assist me with questions regarding being possibility terminated via email?JA: No. I'm the Employment Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: Okay do you know where I could find information ?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: An emailJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: this would be my part time jobJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They said they can't hold my position due to my hours and request time off, however before being hired they knew about my time off. before I accepted the position

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I was just fired for stealing which I did not do. They have

I was just fired for stealing which I did not do. They have a video of me picking up mu purse getting someonthing out of it and turning and facing the opposite direction of the came. They said I opened a colleagues draw and stole medication from her. We can not see my face or me opening any draw to take anything. What are my legal options?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North CarolinaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not really. That pretty much explains it and they refuse to gibve me a copy of the video tape

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