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A few weeks ago this sub-contractor I had do some drywall

A few weeks ago this sub-contractor I had do some drywall work for me called the labor dept on me because he said I owed him more money. Which wasn't true but at this point that doesn't matter. Since he contacted them I guess the workman's comp division did an audit on me and said I was not properly insured. I started my home improvement company here in Denver in the end of 2011. I was not properly informed by my insurance agent about workmans comp. I have general liability coverage and thought since I was an LLC and that I 10-99 the subs that do work for me I was good to go. I don't know what to do I have 20 days to send in my compliance form to them. They want to know all the contractors I used for the past 6 months. I have a lot of guys I just use for grunt labor and dont 10-99 them. Do I have to list everyone or just the ones I will 10-99. I don't even know what I am going to do . I heard that they will fine me $250 a day for everyday I was not properly insured. Which over the past 4plus years comes out to over a half a million dollars. Will I really get fined that much. Why didnt my insurance agent tell me this . Why didnt I sign a waiver and turn it into the workmans comp people. I had no idea I was supposed to do that. Allied insurance even did an audit on me from 2013 and said I had too much money in sub-contractor pay and back charged me $2,500 for the year. You would think my insurance agent or Allied would have said something to me, right? I just don't know what to do at this point and I am super stressed over it. After all is said and done I show an income of $35,000-$40,000 a year thats it. How can they fine me a half a million dollars? How am I supposed to pay it? I don't have that kind of money at all. What happens if I can't pay it?Sorry, it was kind of a long question but I don't know what to do!Thanks,Denise

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It is discrimination at TX to interrupt other's meeting and

It is discrimination at TX to interrupt other's meeting and did evaluation based on that in workplace? I lost job last October and I was fired but I did not received work from customer long time. They should give me layoff but instead they let me go after giving me warning that I am not good at communication. I heard that Texas is 'at will' state so they can do what they want, but it look really unfair.

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I am a former full time employee, with no breaks in

Hi, I am a former full time employee, with no breaks in employment beginning jult 01, 1978 through Dec 31, 1979 with an international non profit organization, and fully vested under their pre 1981 frozen defined benefit plan. My former employer refuses to pay lump sum benefit pay out stating " you are not elegable for lump sum, because you vested under DB plan, we now function under a Defined Compension Plan so you take nothing" Can they refuse to pay out my retirement, just because I resigned and waited this long to claim it?Respectfully,Monte Mohr

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Please provide the statutory section which defines a

Please provide the statutory section which defines a "employer" under the FLSAJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Under Federal law that all I am looking for right now.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have asked this question and gotten a response from Dwayne B from Just AnswersJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I already sent in a detailed question he asked me if he could just supply the statutory reference in the Federal Labor Standards ActJA: Sorry about that. I must have missed it. Could you tell me again?Customer: No I want to speak with A lawyer-- I thought you were his assistant.

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I was offered severance in exchange liability future claims

I was offered severance in exchange for releasing liability for all future claims against my company, but they are not offering me the same. Is this standard or normal?

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My employer computes gross wages (an agreed upon % of

My employer computes gross wages (an agreed upon % of collected sales) then DEDUCTS the mileage reimbursement I submit thus resulting in a new lower wage amount to figure the corresponding withholding. EX: $1,000 wages - $200 mileage = $800. Corresponding taxes are $181.11. Payroll is now calculated as $800-$181.11 + $200 Mileage Reimbursement =$818.89 net pay. I believe my net pay should be calculated as $1,000 - $250.89 (taxes) + $200 = $949.11. This reimbursement is for business miles driven in my personal car @ $.54/mile. Can they reduce my gross wages by deducting the amount I submit from an accountable mileage reimbursement?

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I started a salaried position ,000 a year, fall to winter

I started a salaried position for 52,000 a year, fall to winter 30-35 hours expected, spring-summer 45-50 hours expected in the pest control field. I have never worked under 50 hours a week, last week was 7 days of work, 72 hours total. Am i entitled to overtime pay? The company says they do not give comp time for hours worked over 50 to take as days off and I will not get paid anything over my salary. I currently have one week vacation that can only be taken during the winter months. What can I currently do to not get fired but not work 60-70 hours a week. I feel I am being taken advantage of. I did not sign any paperwork when my job switched from hourly to salary. Is this even legal?

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My son-in-law is a computer engineer who works from home,

My son-in-law is a computer engineer who works from home, and troubleshoots problemsthat his company's clients needs help solving when they call in to him.He is paid a salary by his employer and is definitely NOT in business for himself.Last year, his employer changed his status from an employee to an independent contractor.To me, that was solely in the interest (to save different costs that my son-in-law would now have to pay) of the employer and was NOT allowed by law (he lives and works in New York). Is this wrong on the part of the employer? Also, what taxes exactly would my son-in-law be obligated to pay that was being paid by the employer? Thank you.

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Miami fl 33179, Rolando Moncada, 2012 and 2013 half of 2014

Miami fl 33179, Rolando Moncada, 2012 and 2013 half of 2014 I was vice president of the second forum condominium, our account was in 0$ since the administrators we had took the found , for a job never done, we started with the idea of people volunteering for the maintenance chores, Grass, garbage, rubbish recollection, painting, tailing floors, and the list goes on, no one volunteer and after 6 month I was offered by the board in a meetingto do the job of Janitor, which I did every weekend, in exchange of my mostly payment of 230 $ for condominium fee, until a new board came, in 2014, the board try for the new administration to charge me the months I have work, and did not pay the fee, but when I explain them what I did, their lawyer stop correspondence, 4 month ago they started once more , they wanted 2 years pay 18% interest and 50 $ late fee for each month, I ask for a intermediary, or a mediator, but they say there is not such of service on the condominium department , I ask them, to recognize my work done, they say I should have done it for free,they do not dispute the fact that the jobs were done, they just do not want to recognize a retribution for it,can some one help me please'this is what I got from themGood afternoon Rolando,In reference to your email below requesting a mediator, we contacted the department and once again they informed us that they play no part in this type of issues. This is strictly between the association and the unit owner.With that said, we are forwarding your account to the attorney for collection. Any further communication regarding this matter will be made directly with the attorney office.Thank you

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