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I have just terminated an employee in California for poor

I have just terminated an employee in California for poor performance? I am actually not opposed to her being able to collect unemployment. Is she eligible?JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will, we do have a signed letter agreement and it was a full-time job. she had worked for us about 1.5 years.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no, that's it.

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I have worked for an employer for 14 years, all was

I have worked for an employer for 14 years, all was wonderful... This is a small busiess and he has now had a new company come in and change all the work hours and are litterally harressing us old employees, by cutting our hours and making us take our PTO for the cut hours. My hours are constantly cut to 32 per week some times even less, in spite of much work that still needs to be done. For example we are more than a month behind in our charting on patients which should be completed within 3 days of the patient's appointment. She hired a friend to cover the hours that she cuts us. Is there any thing we can do. ????JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? What confuses you?Customer: Nevada, the mandatory cut in hours to less than 32 when I was hired as a 40 hour position. for one . The other is the harressment and micro management of all of us long term employees.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: yes at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a question about my employer withholding tips. NJ,

Hello, I have a question about my employer withholding tips.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full time and part time employees receive tips, massage therapists and estheticiansJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No ok

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My previous employer paid me for the month of January and I

My previous employer paid me for the month of January and I quit on the 10th. He is threatening to take me to small claims courtJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at will full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: nope

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My wife is a free artist who is represented by an agency

My wife is a free lance artist who is represented by an agency that works for her. They are responsible to collect monies from her clients and in turn pay her. They have failed for some time now in forwarding her monies due that have in fact been paid out. A third party has been acquired by her agency and is demanding payment from my wife's clients as well. at this point it's over 6 figures. Thank youJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: By us?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time

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I have a question regarding a d-motion/ reassignment of job

Hello, I have a question regarding a d-motion/ reassignment of job duties. are you the person to talk with?JA: No. I'm the Employment Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: Do you know whom I need to contact?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New MexicoJA: 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: That's it for now, thank you!

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Is it better to have the response letter to a severance

Is it better to have the response letter to a severance offer negotiating the terms come from a lawyer or from the employee? Especially since there is a history of disputes leading up to the dismissal and allegations of discrimination, retaliation and harassment.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: worked for company for 12 years

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My question is can someone sue me for a job I done and later

Hello, my question is can someone sue me for a job I done and later call me and say 40 more people have shown up for a wedding, after the hours was 8pm-10pm?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Houston, TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, but haven't been served the papers! The wedding was 08-22-15JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, I have DBA! I was asked to cook for 150 guests and I cooked for 200!

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Thelawman2

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I was recently let go from a term care facility. To start

I was recently let go from a long term care facility. To start from the beginning i was by myself in the dining room with 10 other residents (6 out of 10) i got up and dressed. Also all 10 breakfast. Luckily the other 9 were sleeping. I was the only PCA on as we are severely understaffed. We have one resident who is food obsessed and is constantly taking food off other clients' plates. I was assisting another resident with eating when this person came over and asked for more food. I went over to table acknowledged it was empty and said i would get more food. Another muffin or donut. I took the empty plate and was on my way to kitchen so i could keep up with dishes and grab the donut or muffin at same time. This person chased me "yelling thats my plate dont take that !" she proceeded to grab out of my hand. Another staff(RCA) came around corner to see what was going on. At that time i put my hand on one of res arm and took plate back. (It happened fast and i was completely unaware it even occurred) I grabbed the donut and handed it to res. I proceed to rinse off dishes. The witness(not a superior- a RCA) 15-20 min later came back and asked to see me in coference room. That is when she told me she saw me put my hand on a resident, and i was being sent home. Also to write a statement. This was 9:30am on Sunday. Again i didnt even realize i had done it it all happened very quickly. Monday morning i received a call from a superior saying i was suspended until Wednesday when i would fill out a discipline paper and would go into my file. I said i understood what i did was wrong and yes i will see them on Wednesday. Well Wednesday morning i received a call from same superior who says that there are bruises on both arms and on a palm of hand. He told me under the circumstances i was being let go. I said for one there was a witness i only touched one arm and there is no way i could have left that amount of bruises. He replied "i know but under the circumstances ". I felt i was let go on circumstantial evidence/ coincidence/ timing of bruises and not on absolutely without a doubt proof. I will be recieving a letter from them within a few days. This is in the state of maine . any thoughts on where i stand? Thank you , apologize for the length.

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