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I have a wage and hour question for north dakota, can you

I have a wage and hour question for north dakota, can you helpJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no i've talked with them but i wanted them to investigate without giving them my name but they want me to sign a claim form.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: in north dakota the employer can choose the start date of the work week so we start on wednesday and end on tuesday. we work 84 hours per week which means we get cheated out of overtime. is this legal?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: north dakota

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I'm an executive search recruiter and work with (1099) a

Hello,I'm an executive search recruiter and work with (1099) a community of other recruiters who use a common applicant tracking platform called RecruitLoop. RecruitLoop is based in Australia originally and now in the US for several years. There are no supervisors as we all have our own companies and use this company to work with companies that hire us to recruit for them. There is no HR but there is a sort of President who gets business for us to recruit for. Every Tuesday we have a video meeting as a company.Recently, I and another female colleague started talking to another male colleague who has "worked" with RecruitLoop since the beginning. He's well known and seemingly has a very good relationship and the ear of this President who brings in business. The 3 of us began to kind of collaborate on how to get business on our own so we don't have to rely on the President. When the other female colleague wasn't on the phone, this male colleague started making suggestive comments to me. They became more and more frequent and more suggestive. I tried to pass them off but then this week, I asked him for help to recruit for a job. Over the phone (he lives in another state) I told him I was sorry for quickly dumping this in his lap. His response was,"I have something I would like to dump in your lap." And then laughed hysterically. I yelled and firmly told him to stop! Afterwards, I let him work on my project for a day and then told him I had filled it. I told my female colleague about it and had told her several weeks ago that he was making suggestive remarks. I also told my husband and anyone else who would listen to me and also cut this man off from me on all social media. But, I haven't told the President or confronted the man who said this. I now can't eat, sleep or hardly work because of this. Again, this guy isn't a supervisor (never will be), he lives in another state and I can reasonably avoid him except for these Tuesday meetings. I'm afraid to say anything to the President for fear of backlash and not getting any more work here. I'm afraid of being labeled a problem if I speak up. I'm also afraid the man that said this stuff will retaliate in some way. But since I'm such a mess and my livelihood depends on my being able to produce, I need to find some type of resolution and peace to move on. Would you have any advice? Thank you!

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I am looking for some assistance with a question regarding

I am looking for some assistance with a question regarding workman's compensationJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: NevadaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, the accident happened on the clock, was reported straightaway, and to the best of my knowledge, all the correct forms have been filed on timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am an on-call employee Great, thank you!

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One of my employee used the inside information and

One of my employee used the inside information and established the competitive company one year ago, I just found out and would like to know what is a right way to do in this situation. I need a phone support.

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ScottyMacEsq

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29 year employee, who had someone hired for their director

29 year employee, who had someone hired for their director of behavioral service job and was offered a vague special projects job, which was declined and given 3 months severance with medical benefits, not signed and want to know best course of actionJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: massJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i had accused them of emotional abuse and have documentation

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Random legal(ish) question and I'm on maternity leave right

Hello! Random legal(ish) question My name is ***** ***** I'm on maternity leave right now. My company really messed up what they told me was provided to me by the short term disability provider (they told me 11 weeks with income coming to me the entire time) turns out it was only 4 weeks of paid leave. i now found another job and i want to leave the company, but i am worried they are going to request that i pay back 2 weeks of unaccrued vacation time that they advanced to me to make up for their mess-up on the short term leave.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: i live in Pennsylvania the company is based in Ottawa, CanadaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No I did write a letter of complaint to the CEO documenting the issue and that is when they let me take the vacation timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i don't think so. i guess i am just worried that when i put in my two weeks notice (on Monday, May 1) they are just going to fire me, or say, pay us back for the two weeks of vacation time. ok

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Ray

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CAN CONTRACT/1099 SERVICE TECHNICIANS BE DRUG TESTED IF

CAN CONTRACT/1099 SERVICE TECHNICIANS BE DRUG TESTED IF THERE IS CONCERN OVER SAFE DRIVING OF COMPANY OWNED VEHICLES LEASED TO THEM?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TXJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: AT WILLJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: QUESTION STEMS FROM BOTH GENERAL BEHAVIORAL CONCERN AND BOTH ACCIDENTS THAT HAVE HAPPENED AND, PERHPAS MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO ENSURE DRUG FREE 1099'S LEASING/OPERATING COMPANY OWNED VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT...

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This question deals with leaving my current job while on

This question deals with leaving my current job while on FMLA. Over the past few months I have been pursuing a new job. In my current job, I have had four different managers over the past six months, each with their own rules, have been written up, and am now on a PIP, causing ever increasing stress for me. The increased stress has led to increased heart rate and blood pressure. I have been hired by the new company and was about to give my 2 weeks notice, when I developed a stress fracture in my right foot. Now, I have been out on a FMLA with my current job since April 3. I was told by my current senior manager that she would not allow me to return to work while I am still wearing the boot or any kind of brace for my right foot. My foot doctor wants me to continue wearing the boot until June 5, but will allow me to drive while wearing a cast shoe. He states that I am well enough to work and perform the full duties of my job as a PT by May 1, as long as I am wearing the boot. My new job is fine with this and wants me to start with them ASAP, on May 1. I value this new job opportunity and do not want to jeopardize it.I would like to quit my current job, but I'm still on FMLA with them. I do not want to wait another 7 weeks (5weeks of unpaid FMLA leave +2 weeks notice) to start my new job. I also do not know if the new job will wait that long for me. If I resign from my current job on May 1 with no notice, will I be penalized? Will I have to pay back the insurance premiums, and/or the 110 PTO hours that I have used (and being paid for) since April 3? I have been researching this by Googling and came across a possibility called " involuntary resignation". Is this a possibility for me in order to avoid being penalized? What is my best course of action in order to achieve an easy transition to my new job without penalty from my old job?I live in Maryland, have been with my current position for 8 years and my job is "at will" employment, the policy is to give two weeks notice. Of note, I am also considered to be partially disabled with rheumatoid arthritis and I still have an open claim with the EEOC against my current employer for their refusal to provide reasonable accommodations in a timely manner since 2013. One of the changes that one of these new managers had done was to force me to change my work hours and increase my productivity rate which is in violation of accommodations that had been previously granted by one of the previous managers.Thank you for any assistance that you can give me in this matter! I really need to know what to do within the next 48 hours, as May 1 is fast approaching.

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Allen M., Esq.

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My friend receives a Federal Employees Retirement System

My friend receives a Federal Employees Retirement System Disability Retirement pension. After she retired from the U.S. Postal Service on disability she held a low-paying part-time private-sector job for over a year. She quit that job to accept a different, slightly higher-paying private sector job. Two months into her probationary period she was terminated from that job.She hopes to file for Nevada unemployment insurance benefits but in the Nevada UIB handbook it says,WHAT IF I GET A PENSION OR RETIREMENT?You must inform the Nevada Telephone Claim Center if you receiveany pension or retirement payments such as:• Private employer plans• Annuity• Keogh• Deferred compensationYour unemployment benefits may be reduced if you receive incomefrom any of the sources listed above.Does her FERS disability pension preclude her from receiving Nevada UIB? She has called the Telephone Claim Center but has spent an exorbitant amount of time waiting on hold without getting an answer. Thank you.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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