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I have an odd situation. I currently am employed by company

Hello,I have an odd situation. I currently am employed by company ABC. Company ABC provides outsourced services for company XYZ. Company XYZ has recently announced it is discontinuing the contract with company ABC.I am a member of their Senior "key management" team, but am under no specific contract restrictions.The client, company XYZ, has offered to pay bonuses to company ABC during the contract termination for company XYZ NOT to offer us alternative employment after the contract ends. This is due to company XYZ wanting to hire all employees and Senior Leadership to work directly for company XYZ without having competition of offers or loss of key management personnel.Can my company, ABC, really prevent me from being hired into a like/similar or vacant position internally so that I have to entertain an offer of employment from company XYZ? It doesn't seem fair to me. (Although may be perfectly legit, I'm just not sure)Kurtis

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I was recently part of a mass layoff from Pearson education

I was recently part of a mass layoff from Pearson education and now I am trying to get an employee verification letter on from them that specifies my work experience (what I did in my job) so I can qualify for a teaching credential program. But they won't give me anything on letterhead or beyond just basic information of the dates that I worked there. I finally today got the name of the HR person so I have emailed her but I fear I may need a lawyer to get this information (and I don't think they are obligated to give it to me). What should I do? Why are they dragging their feet like this?

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Can you get unemployment if you only worked 2 weeks at the

Can you get unemployment if you only worked 2 weeks at the new company and your last job you quit because there was a pending layoff within 2 weeks. Tom

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Our company is financially struggling. We need to lay off an

Our company is financially struggling. We need to lay off an employee that was recently (one month ago) in a car accident while on duty. He was checked out and doctor sent him home with a clean bill of health but he is still seeing a chiropractor twice a week for stiffness in his shoulders. Would there be any legal implications if we layed him off due to financial struggles?

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Patrick, Esq.

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If Union takes dues plus working dues and it's members that

If Union takes dues plus working dues and it's members that they do not receive a pension or have rights to a pension, they only receive rep representation. Is this true and nothing in the by law's about it. It was just that their members for that site, they're represents voted to discontinued it with the employer with a old contract, but when paying dues, to a local union give in they dues some sort of pension in they dues plus they also take it out in working dues? Also if you're layoff they're not going to help you seek another job, doesn't seem to have any rights as a member of this union, because I have been told it's to keep employees inline. Which this union has a contact with a contractor that's managed it's site of a customer and plus it's other employees which really works directly for them. It's seems that we all are being taken advantage of being in a union, without being able to be represented fairly. I believe we need outside help , that should look into this matter, because it a lot of money being taken from it members and a advantage for an employer, which is outsourcing it's site, to another company, but receiving all the befits of control of a union. They're employees which they have from the union also, they're working directly for there company. Shouldn't we have some benefit of this union in some form of a pension? It's noticeable a difference that a union would sell this in a contract to do away with a pension for the employer and still take working dues?

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I signed a 2 years contract with my employer in Nov. 2015. I

I signed a 2 years contract with my employer in Nov. 2015. I was laid off yesterday but can't find my copy. Does my employer have to provide me with a copy if I request it? Do they owe me pay for the next year?

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Allen M., Esq.

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I normally do refuel outage's at given nuclear power plants.

I normally do refuel outage's at given nuclear power plants.I left an outage at millstone nuclear power plant on may 13 due to an ROFI took a job at a local valve shop In CT East coast valve services on 5/16 2016I had an agreement with ***** ***** the shops manager that I would work for him until end of June and see if I was a match for what he was looking for.I left on 6/27 due to many reasons the first and most important one is that the owner of the company and the manager allowed its employees to smoke marijuana and drink liquor in the company trucks and hotel rooms. I had a suspicion of this but did not see it with my own eyes until the week of June 13 th. I asked three times to talk to the manager he never made the time. I left because I could not and will not jeopardize my unescorted access at a nuclear facility. I filed for short term unemployment and was denied. I am trying to get the transcript from a hearing on 08/01/2016 CT unemployment keeps saying call back. I am at a loss.

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I have been with my company for 7 years i asked for my short

I have been with my company for 7 years i asked for my short term disability papers to fill out the next day I was fired do I have a case against my employer to sue themJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OhioJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have never been in trouble or been wrote up

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I was just let go from my job of 16 years and wasn't given a

I was just let go from my job of 16 years and wasn't given a severance package and the other ones let go did. What should I do ?

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