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I was working company 1,5 year. After I told the employer
Hi there, I was working for the company 1,5 year. After I told the employer that I'm pregnant, she told me my rights. They paid me 6 weeks after birth, and after 10 weeks, I contacted employer to report my back to work, and been told that they can not offer me a job anymore. They hired the other girl, and put her on my place. I was paid on 10-99, because that was my choice. Do I have any rights here, can I do anything. Thank you
I just returned to work from maternity leave 3 days go, and
I just returned to work from maternity leave 3 days go, and was told that due to personnel error the money I was getting during my maternity leave was not my short disability, but payroll checks.They are now telling me that they will be withholding my pay for 12 weeks to compensate for the error. Can they do that? I will be homeless if they do that.
I am currently pregnant and am only being allowed to take 6
I am currently pregnant and am only being allowed to take 6 weeks off for maternity leave with my small company. That is not something that will work for me and my family. I would like to give my employer ample notice that I will be leaving the company when my child is born. However, I do have concern that when I inform my employer, it may not go well and they will consider that me quiting and will have it take effect immediately. I would like to know the best way to word my intentions so that if the above situation happens and I lose my job, that I will be able to apply for unemployment. Thank you
I am57 years old working health system in leadership
I am57 years old working for large health system in leadership position (director)for 20 years. Always been a strong, I procompany, loyal and dedicated committed employee. 14 years in this role.A new younger AVP was assigned to "help" me get projects done since we were quite lean. I have been leading this large I was having health problems and investigTing cause. She left for 3 month maternity leave. Returned in a more adversarial capacity with meetings every week and an "action plan for my goals" (which I created) with tight deadlines. Could not complete them timely and told her it was not working for me. She was relentless. Felt like every day I would lose my job. 2 1/2 months later I wound up in er with exacerbation of my symptoms and although I returned next am, had a meltdown" and had to leave on a fMLA approved while receiving. Multiple forms of treatment and definitive diagnosis. Out for 3 months FMLA protectedbut received full pay as executive. Dr's all concurred my disease (autoimmune peripheral demyelination disease w fibromyalgia)was exacerbated by stress and I had documented cognitive and memory impairment which contributes to my inability to do as well as I had in past.Been back8 weeks and harassment has continued to point of her yelling at me that I was not doing good (which I disagree w her assessment). I asked my boss if he was dissatisfied with my work and he said no. He stated she "doesn't like me and to make her happy". He also said "she is not a.nice person".My Drs have now recommended a course of therapy with unknown reaction and me going out again. I requested a mtg w HR to tell them would hate to go out again and let my team down and I needed to refocus on my health again since my symptoms are worse since I'm back. Asked for early retirement package or severance . No. Nothing being offered again as an early retiree.( I don't need the health benefits)Two days later, VP and AVP requested meeting to discuss my performance. VP did all the talking which essentially concurred that they know I wasn't well but was not performing to their expectations and I was being let go without any other positions in system. Offered 4 week severance. Would allow the "message" to my staff to be however I want.Given till Monday to make decision and three weeks to "tie things up ". I am appalled at 4 week severance after 20 years. Could go on disability and get full pay for six months! Already filed a claim effective day before meeting. I asked about transfer and they said to contact HR. I am relieved my nightmare is over but feel slapped by this insignificant package. Suggestions, do I have any legal remedy? I requested a quick mtg w CEO that has not responded yet.
We hired someone who did not disclose they were pregnant and
We hired someone who did not disclose they were pregnant and we did not notice. After a few weeks we did notice and asked and she said she thought we knew and told us she was 4 months pregnant. She texted one day and said she had to have an emergency C section which would have been at about her 6 month mark. We are pretty certain she lied about how pregnant she was and the C section was not an emergency but on schedule. We feel deceived she did not tell us when we hired her and also because she did not allow us to plan for her being gone. I would like to let her go. what are my options?
My company changed attendance policy on January 1 2016. In
My company changed attendance policy on January 1 2016.In December 2015 we choose our vacation weeks for the entire next year.On December 8 2015 after choosing vacation. I went out of work for a scheduled surgical procedure. Submitting both FMLA and ADA paperwork. For the 12 weeks I was out. Under the old policy I submitted paperwork to be paid for 10 sick days after January 1. I was automatically paid out the remainder of my sick days once my sick days exhausted I was paid out 2 weeks vacation.I was mailed the new attendance policy certified mail 3 days before I returned to work. I did not sign it. I have a vacation planned and paid for April 30 2016. I have been informed I am. Expected to work.I filed a personal grievance with my union local 589.The union has another a grievance. for the entire policy.All. I want is to go on my scheduled vacation with out being disiplined for attendance.Is it leagal to take vacation time that was earned last year?I never signed the policy.The same rules apply for Maternity leave etc... This has to be illeagal.Please advise!!!
Does my daughter have a case? Chelsea is 7 1/2 months pregnantView more employment law questions
Does my daughter have a case?Chelsea is 7 1/2 months pregnant and lives in Florida. She works full time for a large University. She has a co-worker that has been working 2-3 days a week from home and in the office the opposite days for the past year and a half since she gave birth to her first child. Chelsea is a graphic artist as is the other employee, and it is easy to keep track of their productivity.At 3 months pregnant, Chelsea informed her boss that she was pregnant and he asked about her plans. And she said she would like to do something similar to what her co-worker has been doing. His response was positive and said that he would have to go to his boss to get final approval, and the amount of time she could do this after her "unpaid" 6 weeks of maternity leave. Chelsea asked regularly/monthly her boss for a confirmation and he kept putting her off. 2 Weeks ago, she said I need to know asap. Finally, when approaching him again on Apr 5th, he said that the Universities HR department is changing policy because 1. Obama's new 'clock in laws'??? 2. They can't control whether she's working or not. And that they were going to inform her co-worker about this new policy. Which they did today, and she has been given (@ 3months) until July 1st to come back full time)I see issues with equitable treatment, changing policy at their convenience putting Chelsea into undue emotional upheaval as she's in her final trimester and putting a 7 1/2 pregnant employee into a position to NOT be able to find a new company that would accommodate her childcare/work needs. As this is what she was planning on doing back at 3 months if they had told her she had to be in the office full time.Chelsea has worked for them for 2 years. She has excellent reviews and has won several 'addy's' for her designs. She is supposed to receive a merit raise on her second anniversary, which has conveniently been missed in the middle of this.Oh in addition, she has requested a meeting with her boss who informed her of this info along with the department head and the meeting was supposed to be today and they canceled it siting their busy work schedule and that maybe they will meet with her Monday.Does she have a case