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I have been told I am being replaced for no good reason. I

I have been told I am being replaced for no good reason. I owed a substantial amount of money which I do not want to lose out on. I have been given no notice of my employment status and the new guy starts on this upcoming Monday. What advice would you give me. It should also be noted that I have not been given written reviews in violation of the company's stated policy. I feel I am being discriminated against. My boss allowed me to glance at his written review he wrote which rated me 4/5, but I have never seen a written review from him. My last verbal review from him rated me excellant and a valuable asset to the company. Also I am being asked to train the new guy and work with the outside CPA firm on the upcoming corporate review. What advice do you have for me? I am in MI.

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Recently, I had my appraisal done by my boss and he said I

Recently, I had my appraisal done by my boss and he said I did a great job. When talking about a salary adjustment, he said I could choose between a salary adjustment or an increase in my bonus from the current 15% to 25%. After thinking about it, I decided on a salary adjustment which would include the 10% difference in bonus to be factored into my salary, and opted to keep my bonus at 15%. In my mind, it would be a zero sum game for my employer since it would cost them the same amount at the end of the day. However, my boss went ahead to execute an adjustment based on his own calculation and kept my bonus at 15%. As a result, there was a shortfall of 5k after taking into account the salary adjustment he made. When I confronted about the matter, he shut me up by saying I chose the salary adjustment option and he did not agree with my proposal to include the 10% difference in bonus into my salary adjustment and that he had already executed the change. My question is, do I still have a case to opt for the bonus increase since the salary adjustment is not on par with the increase in bonus? My boss refused to discuss this issue with me anymore, saying it is not in his DNA to look out for me and let me know that I have chosen the lesser option. I feel very aggrieved by his attitude, bearing in mind that I have been with this organization for 20 years. Please do advise me if I have a legal case against him or the company since he literally forced it down my throat to accept the lesser option. Thank you.

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My employer (owner and president) cut my salary without

My employer (owner and president) cut my salary without telling me. It was a surprise when I found out about it. He receives federal funds for government contracts and now that he is over 50 employees must abide by affirmative action. He does discriminate based on race and gender and is very vocal about that. He does a tremendous amount of illegal things and is a huge liability to his own company. I'm hesitant to come forward with the gender discrimination as well as a girl who reported sexual harassment, and the only action taken, was the guy was given a raise. My salary was cut by $5k and I do believe it was because I refused to illegal add a new alpha male employee to the 401(k) when the eligibility requirements state you must be employed for 1 year before being eligible to enroll. Instead, he told me to calculate that dollar amount include the employer match (which is contingent upon employee 6% contribution) and instead is going to write a check for that dollar amount and classify it as a "signing bonus." I have all of this in writing via email as well as the conversation via text about him admitting to cutting my salary without my knowledge. I don't want to go down a very long road, but I do not want him to continue to get away with this behavior long after I leave. He has 3 amazing women who are the work horses and backbone of his company and yet he pays than their male counterparts sand it's wrong.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: 2 women are in Florida and 1 (well technically now 2 if you include a new hire) are in California.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will. All positions are full time, which leads to the fact that he pays male counterparts also on salary overtime under the table in cash and yet has us work 10-12 hour days and sometimes weekend with no extra pay.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of.

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This is a Utah question, if you have a reduction in force

This is a Utah question, if you have a reduction in force are you required topay people within 24 hours? What about severance can that be held until thenext pay period?

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My US Employer cuts the hours of 30 individuals in working

My US Employer cuts the hours of 30 individuals in working one foreign country and didn't cut the hours of individuals working in 3 different countries even thou the labor laws are the same. The employer cited labors as the reason for cutting the 30 individuals hours. Is this considered discrimination?

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I am looking to leave my employer (I am a salesperson) but

I am looking to leave my employer (I am a salesperson) but worried about "office expenses". These debts are usually deducted from payable commissions before I receive them, but accrue in the background. I have accrued debts from 2016 that are rolling into 2017. In 2016 I was considered a "statutory employee" on a W2. For the calendar year 2017, I am considered an independent contractor due to low performance. I am concerned about being liable for these balances

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I have been with the same employer for 10 year's and have

I have been with the same employer for 10 year's and have never been counseled or written up. Then out of the blue was given a PIP. I believe it was because I need to take two weeks off (not consecutively) and was approved. My husband was told he was out of remission and need to have another bone transplant.JA: 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: My work fell behind. I had emailed my supervisor and told her what had to happen at a certain time and she never replied or processed my request. On my returned to work I requested help to catch up on my work as nothing ha been done since I left. I truly felt they were going to help me because they asked me to send them a list of things I would not complete by dead line. Then I was issued the PIP. No nothing was filedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This happened in sept. 2016 and since then I have unbelievably stress, depression and a total sense of hopelessness.

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I am a small personal care Inc.,.business. I recently had

I am a small personal care Inc.,.business. I recently had two salary employees to go out due to illness and they are returning after being off one to two weeks. By the Labor Law an I obligated to give them their salaryJA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: No I am my HRJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: not sure I understand the question, they are both full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just want to make sure Im in my legal rights, if I have the right to pay or not pay due to the hardship it caused with overtime while they were out

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Need to know nj state law re lunch, morning, and afternoon

need to know nj state law re lunch, morning, and afternoon breaksJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no, but new employer has no structure for breaksJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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