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I was chatting with my colleague about a promotion. My

I was chatting with my colleague about a promotion. My manager sent an email responding to that cc-ing HR,He claimed in the emal :"Its very disapointing".Is this a threat to fire ? Am i allowed to ask why some one got promoted ? is he supposed to answer me what was the contribution that lead to promotion ?A colleague of mine got good rating. From staff software engineer he got promoted to Solutions Architect. Next promotion to him would be Sr.Staff Software Enginner.That year 2015 to 2016 he did not contribute to anything quailifying him for promotion as architect.Does the employer need to take into account prior title before hiring ? is it legal for me to ask for correct title with in the group ? Though he was looking for senior software engineer, my title and experience was higher, he did not give me title i needed.Please advise if i can complain to DOL to get my title revised.

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I completed an application for employment in Connecticut. I

I completed an application for employment in Connecticut. I received my signed offer letter. The only requirement was a background check. Can they now also conduct a drug screening or are they not allowed to?

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This is more a labor law question but Employment Law was the

This is more a labor law question but Employment Law was the closest category I could find. I am currently represented by an IAM, machinists union, at work. They also represent two local lodges at our employer's other sites out of State. We have always negotiated our contracts independently of each local with the company so each site had their own collective bargaining agreement. This past contract we were all merged into a single contract and negotiated as one collective bargaining unit. My question is, there is ample interest at our local in going back to independent contract negotiations. Is this possible and how do we proceed?

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Law Educator, We discussed job accommodations with you last

Hi, Law Educator,We discussed job accommodations with you last week.I was wondering, what you think about this case and the opinion of the authors at the end.And what U.S. equivalent law would there be to the Canadian "Human Rights Legislation" (based on ALL reference to it) -- ADA is for sure. Anything else in door of hnjb

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I need help with labor law question. Illinois, No, I have

I need help with labor law question.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: IllinoisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have employees who are salaried teachers and hourly assistants for montessori school. They also work after regular school hours for extra curricular activities - for a flat rate per activity. If I pay them for this time as salary and withhold taxes, am I crossing the line of not paying overtime? Can I pay them as independent contractor? What if salaried employee gets paid hourly for extra work?

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Mu corporate partner is buying my share of the business and

mu corporate partner is buying my share of the business and in turn selling it to my employee of six years.he alleges that i told him he should take a week off every year. He did not take any "vacation time" and wants me to pay him for the accrued six weeks of vacation pay amounting to about $8000.During the six years vacation days or acrude wages was never brought up by either party.Is he entitled to any amount? if he is, can i use the state law of reasonable cap rule of 1.75 ?Al koorji***@******.***(###) ###-####

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Just looking into rights under NYS labor laws as they apply

Just looking into rights under NYS labor laws as they apply to payment of contractually agreed to compensation . What happens in court if I prevail - all pay, legal fees, 25% penalty to former employer. Liability for above from Board Of Directors ?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at will full time EVP of companyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just how Section 198 would be involved in this

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In job offer, the company is giving a hiring bonus and a

In job offer, the company is giving a hiring bonus and a relocation package (either lump sum cash or relocation through a 3rd party). For both of them the company states that they may withhold the unearned advanced amount from your final paycheck up to the maximum amount permitted by law".How is this maximum determined?

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In 2006, I signed up for my 403 () plan with my employer. I

In 2006, I signed up for my 403 (b) plan with my employer. I noticed last year they never started it with withdrawals. I asked them what happened and showed the paperwork I have with confirmation and started date for 2006. They said I waited too long to see the error they made and I am out the money. Is this true?

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