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My husband recently submitted to a random drug test for his

My husband recently submitted to a random drug test for his employer. The testing agency has called asking for his permission to record the call and is asking for all his medical histroy including prescriptions. Should he be providing this informaiton?

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I was recently hired for a specific job in a specific

I was recently hired for a specific job in a specific location. At the very start of the hiring process, I disclosed that my boyfriend already works for the company I was applying for and he worked at the same location. I was still offered the job. I turned in my resignation at my previous job. On my last day at my previous job, my new manager called to tell me that I was not going to be working at the location originally designated because HR did not want my boyfriend and I to be in the same building. He is a surgeon and I am an occupational therapist with specific credentials that assist his patients. The purpose of the move was so that I could treat his patients again. The company also employs several other couples who work in the same department with no issue. For some reason we have been pigeonholed and now I have forfeited my previous job for a job I never would have signed on for. What are my options?

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I am researching for my wife. She suffers from COPD, Asthma

I am researching for my wife. She suffers from COPD, Asthma and severe allergies. and has been denied FMLA by her employer Citizenz gas and water company here in indianapolis. Work conditions unhealthy, mold, sewer gas, egregious, hostile work environment, singled out for FMLA denial by HR MGR and departmentJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Indianapolis indiana, 46217JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full time 2yrs, 3yrs counting 1 year working thru temp service, non union although other departments are union, call center job indiana is a "right to work state" thanksJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: she had FMLA last year, was denied this year, she was employee of month 2 of the past 6 months. The company has previuosly used her work, and work ethic as a standard.

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I am underemployed as an assistant project manager with a

I am underemployed as an assistant project manager with a construction company. Around Christmas last year, I was moved to a new project and told I would be the project manager's assistant. I came to find out that the project superintendent was sick and could no longer be on the project everyday, and that I was listed by the owner as the new project superintendent. My duties were a mix of assistant project manager duties and project superintendent duties, but I did not have superintendent powers to control the work. My company never called me project superintendent, paid more, or gave additional benefits. I worked superintendent type of hours, being the first one there and last one to leave (Approximately 70-80 hours per week) without overtime pay. I have not been able to locate a law that says my employer cannot use my qualifications without my consent and without compensation. This is in Miami, FL. I am not a minority. Please let me know if I should pursue legal action.

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My son had a job offer. He signed paperwork and they

My son had a job offer. He signed paperwork and they conducted a background check. They he received an email saying that they may rescind the offer based on the background check and asked for additional information, which he sent in. This was last week. He has heard nothing this week and he is scheduled to report for work on Monday, 10/3. He called today and left a message. If he doesn't hear back tomorrow, should he report to the new job?

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I feel that I am classified by my employer incorrectly. They

I feel that I am classified by my employer incorrectly. They have me as a exempt employee and I should be non-exempt based on the below job description.Title: Senior Deskside Analyst• Accurately testing, identifying, repairing, resolving, end user technical issues regarding network/desktop/laptop/Server/printer support.• Break-fix, troubleshoot and resolve software issues; Reimaging computers/hard drives• Backing up and restoring user data, settings and associated systems administration activities• Assist Service Desk /Remote Desktop Support teams for hands and feet coordination efforts• Assist on Incident and Problem management activities• Taking ownership of issues through to resolution on all appropriate requests• Categorize and prioritize end user support requests (Incidents) and service requests by utilizing ticketing system to track tickets and provide up-to-date status and information• Move equipment associated with escalated help desk incidents and service requests• Recommends and/or performs upgrades on systems to ensure longevity• Provide trade show planning and support, setup, test, training, logistics and maintenance of all required Workstation and peripheral equipment at the site.• Adhere to ticket response and resolution SLA's as agreed upon with the customer• Assist on special projects like OS migrations, PC refresh and large scale PC deployments• Available for on call support during afterhours as and when necessary.• Willing to work on 24/7 environment.• How and when you were paid (i.e. cash or check, every Friday)

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I'm on a intermittent flma when I was awarded 30 hrs a month

I'm on a intermittent flma when I was awarded 30 hrs a month for my sickness, when asked loa to provided me how much monthly time I still had in my leave for the month they we're unable to grant me that... So now it's the end of the month and they told me that I ran out of time in my loa witch then caused me to go negative at my job witch is called for termination I was wondering if there's anything I can do legal wise if I get fired and if I would be able to get unemployment... Thank - Amazon employee

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I am an RN. I have been asked to take a drug test by my

I am an RN. I have been asked to take a drug test by my doctor before he provides a prescription for ambien. I will test positive for thc. My current job has no access to drugs. If I refuse to take the drug test, can the doctor do anything? Is it my right to refuse? Could her report me to the board of nursing for suspicion? He has never prescribed rx in the past for me, said this is what he does for all patients .

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Questions: What are my liabilities regarding the subject

Questions: What are my liabilities regarding the subject matter? I have contacted my insurer (GEHA) by phone regarding my concerns regarding this matter. I have prepared a written response. Should I proceed with sending it? Is there a statue of limitationson claims where there no fraud is involved?Background: I am a retired Federal employee with health care benefits via Federal Health Benefits Program (GEHA). I am also covered by my husband's health plan as a secondary payer. As of July 2011 I turned 65. I applied for and received Medicare Part A -- hospitalization. After my husband retired in July 2016, I applied for Medicare Part B which became effective January 2016.Issue: In early September 2016 I received a call from a GEHA representative asking about my Medicare coverage. I advised that as of January 2016 I was covered by Medicare as a primary insurer and that GEHA knew this. Also, that I was covered by Medicare Part A since July 2011 but had never used any of these services since I had not had any hospitalizations or related services.On September 13, 2016, I received copies of letter to doctors for the period 2013, 2014, 2016 stating GEHA has received information it was secondary payer and my husband's insurer was primary payer for the period July 2011 thru June 30, 2016, and asking that doctors rebill the secondary insurer or return the funds paid. Doctors were given a 60 day timeframe to accomplish this.On September 21, 2016, I called GEHA, Cost Recovery Specialist, and advised that the issue of primary and secondary insurer previously surfaced and I was advised that "The plan that covers the personal (personal coverage) is the primary plan; the plan that covers the person as a dependent is the secondary plan." I have adhered to this guiding principle. And, acted, in good faith, on these instructions.To the best of my knowledge, belief and instructions, GEHA was my primary insurer for all doctor's visits and ancilliary services with my husband's insurer as secondary payer until January 2016 when Medicare became the primary insurer.Can you give me some guidance?

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