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I am an educator and i am being promoted to administration

hi. i am an educator and i am being promoted to administration (NYC DOE). before i am approved they need to do another background check. the reason i am concerned is that my wife called the police on me once. she was acting crazy and wanted to take the children. i simply sat in my kitchen with my frightened baby, and said that she can do what she wants, but not get in a moving vehicle with our children. angered, she called the police. they came. i explained that i was afraid of what she would do and did not want getting in a vehicle with my children. they talked to her and took some information, namely that she and i were arguing, that she wants to leave me and me to leave the house, and that she wanted nothing further from the police. i did not do anything, was not charged and was told i was well within my rights to have my children at home; i mean i was just trying to protect them from her. there is however an incident report out there and i am stressing about it.

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I have an age discrimination case. Perhaps, not a strong

I have an age discrimination case. Perhaps, not a strong one. I resigned from my company,because I was getting abusive treatment, and did not want to endure the humiliation.After resigning, I asked for unemployment and received it.Now, the case is trying to settle. My company's defense is that I quit, and they said I wasa "valued" worker. I am wondering if this adds up. Why would a company readily acceptthe resignation of a "valued" worker, and then give him unemployment for a resignation.I understand that employees who resign are often pressured to resign, rather than havea "termination" status on their record. They could they get unemployment. But "valued"workers would be encouraged to stay on. I see my company's stance as a contradiction,an evidence of lying. Please respond.

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I have just received a third written warning from my

I have just received a third written warning from my manager. In the write up, it mentions an email from July 19th. The manager has only been an employee for 2 weeks. I believe I am being targeted to be fired by the assistant lead. I am a 64 year old woman and the assistant is a 50 year old man. Everything was fine until he was hired last October. He ask one of my coworkers to spy on the rest of us and tell him what was said about him. I said to a coworker that I thought he was incompetent. That lead to someone keying my car twice on the same day. Nothing was done. I did file a Police report. Anyway, what can I do when the company fires me?

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I am trying to create a new attendance policy with

I am trying to create a new attendance policy with occurences. my thoughts were to give 6 days for sick days a year plus earned vacation . ive seen it in which if you miss a day that is a occurence and i take one . im trying to figure out tardy , lates, leave early. no call etc. please if you know of a good policy that has been sucessful please let me . im in a customer service type field , hours are mon thru fri 8:30 until 5:00. im needing whoever answers this question has the answer and not just suggestions. i want to be fair but i also want to disciplione bad attendance . please let me no Discipline also,

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I need guidance on labor workers comp law, ca, no, I am

I need guidance on labor workers comp lawJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: caJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am short term disability from an incident at my existing job, I havent been trying to get referrals to specialists from the workers comp insurance company they are dragging on it.. been 2 months from date of incudence..JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I have been gettting payment but now I have an offer of a new job...and want to take the new job

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My employer wants to know if I left the premesis during work

My employer wants to know if I left the premesis during work hours to go get gas at a store down the street. I told him no but he believes I went. Can he legally look at the convince store security cameras to see if I went to the store? And if he can't can he hold that against me to fire me from my job? Also without proof can he fire me regardless? Even if others tell him they seen me leave? When they actually didn't see me they are just assuming I left.

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OUT ON FMLA since aug 9th-currently using PTO AND DOING A

OUT ON FMLA since aug 9th-currently using PTO AND DOING A REFINANCE OF MY MORTGAGE. Can my employer tell the refinance company I am on leave of absence when asked for verification of employment

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I work at a major auto and created tech used globally, and

I work at a major auto and created tech used globally, and have been recognized as the inventor/architect of a set of tools allowing global visual communication. (I received the top award in the company for this). At the beginning of 2016, a decision was made by leadership to split the team into two orgs. I wrote to leadership stating why I thought it was a bad idea, and asked to discuss it with them. No response. My old boss had been harassing me by communications (email and verbal convos) which call in to question to people I am working with the direction I am leading the tech. Also, she had a person who works for her (my former peer when we both worked in the same org) move out the contents of my office without my knowledge. This violated Union rules as well. The union millwright moved the packed up boxes and contents back to my office, where they sat for months while HR did an investigation. After two months, I unpacked my office, tired of waiting. Several items from my office were broken or damaged, including my award. Then a few weeks later I was formally disciplined by HR, who said that unpacking my office (and voicing dissent to them and to the team over management decisions to split the team into two orgs) was a hostile act and I exhibited "poor leadership behaviors". This has been written in a disciplinary doc and in my interim perf review. Is this just something I have to put up with, because it isn't a violation of race, religion, gender...?

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On July 15th I worked my last day at my former employer and

On July 15th I worked my last day at my former employer and received what I was expecting to be my last paycheck on the 20th. At that time I had accrued 2 weeks vacation time and was assuming that I had lost until August 5th when I looked at my bank account and saw that I got paid. Unfortunately two weeks go by and the Director of operations calls me and tells me that they forgot to take me off the payroll and I will need to pay the money back. I explained that the money was already spent and I would not be able to immediately pay them back and I don't hear anything until 5 days later when the owner of the company calls demanding repayment stating that I would be sorry if I don't pay them and burn a bridge with them. Then come to find out she had been calling up to my current job asking for me and keeps calling me asking about when I will be paying them back. I explained to her that I have every intention to make things right but can't do it right away. They are now holding my 401k until they are paid back.

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