I am an employee of the State of Alaska working for the
I am an employee of the State of Alaska working for the Division of Public Assistance. Our agency has been in severe backlog since 2010/ I have been referring clients to the governor and Ombudsman's offices to help them get their cases worked faster. I was ordered to stop this practice. When I did, I started referring clients to the Health and Social services Commissioner.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I was hauled before a disciplinary hearing without warning and in the hearing the prosecuting manager enter evidence that he altered. Two sentences that were complimentary of me. In spite of the altered evidence I was given a letter of reprimand. Do I have any legal recourse? My Union business agent is pursuing all admin options. Thanks!JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time. Our jobs are considered our personal property working for state gov't.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: That's what happened so nothing to add at this time. Thanks for your time and consideration.
My boss was in a bad mood the other day and asked me why I
my boss was in a bad mood the other day and asked me why I was working on a machine saying I was a manager and I make 100,000dollars are year and that im not value added. his door was open and other people heard him. I felt that was not right to throw my salary out like that when other people heard him. Can I do something about this ? I want to get a lawyer and file a suite against him
From the last 4 months i'm been involved in a disgraceful
Good afternoon ,From the last 4 months i'm been involved in a disgraceful situation With another coworker. He raise false statement with my supervisor as that I don't have a good actitud with our customer, also he's complaining that I don't do my work how I supposed to. But the most sad thing in all this it is that my supervisor don't handle very well this situation because this person continuous almost every week complaining about my character. My supervisor call the customers to asking how i'm perform my job and my relationship with some customers are so strong that they call me and advise me what is going on. Thereis any way to stop this person? I'm felling sad and very depress with this situation. I'm working in this organization for about 18 years and I don't want to be involved in any litigation case. Can you give me any advise? Thanks a lot
Do the penalties in New Jersey, for misclassifying employees
Do the penalties in New Jersey, for misclassifying employees as 1099 independent contractors, consist solely of monetary judgments, such as penalties and interest or do they apply criminal penalties to the owners or managers of a business who are found to have engaged in inappropriate classification of employees?
I was an employee of a consulting firm where I signed a non
I was an employee of a consulting firm where I signed a non solicitation agreement. Firm laid me off in January 2016. Firm hired me as a part time 1099 consultant (non W2 employee) in June with no written contract, just entered hours and was paid a fixed fee. Client I was working on decided to terminate the consulting agreement with the firm and then the client spoke to me directly about coming to work for the company. When I called the firm to explain the matter, I was fired on the spot from my consulting agreement, and then consulting firm and client engage in a verbal attach on each other claiming the firm (and my work) was not within the scope of the engagement and each threatened suing the other. To my knowledge, they decided to just part ways and to preserve the goodwill of the firm, the owner refunded the fees paid by the client.Note that NO REFUND was required under the contract in that I delivered 100% of the deliverables on the engagement one week ahead of schedule. I have documented proof of the deliverables. In any event, I just received a legal letter from the firm demanding he $4,700 they paid me in fees, when in fact I delivered 100% of the engagement and the firm is refusing to pay me the last 2 1/2 weeks of fees on the engagement (about $2,700).I really don't care about the $2,700 as I tried to do the right thing by immediately calling my firm and advising them that the client was going to terminate, but becasue I mentioned that they had an interest in hiring me, I am now having to consider hiring a lawyer just to have the entire matter go away. Any advice?
I'm currently on an approved FMLA. In the letter I was told
I'm currently on an approved FMLA. In the letter I was told the next recertification must be from a Physiatrist a copy of this letter was sent to my direct manager. I feel like my rights have been violated because now my employer has a good idea of the nature of my illness. Is this a HIPAA violation. I work in HR and at a hospital. This is why it wouldn't be unreasonable to think they now have an idea
The Feel Good Store is a catalogue published, among others,
The Feel Good Store is a catalogue published, among others, by AmeriMark of Cleveland, Ohio. Last April, the U.S. Postal Service, at my request, sent this company its Prohibitory Order Number(###) ###-#### ***** order forbade the catalogue company from sending me more catalogues, due to my having formally complained about offensive content (i.e., sex toys). In last week's mail, I received another Feel-Good-Store catalogue containing the same kind of offensive content. I am returning to the post office today to file yet another complaint. My question: since this company ignored the USPS order, do I have grounds for a harassment lawsuit?