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I was terminated in retaliation for writing an email to co

I was terminated in retaliation for writing an email to co workers to dispel rumors that were being spread by our Executive Directors husband and one of our staff members. would this be considered Wrongful TerminationJA: 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: no

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I have an interview this Friday to return to a former

I have an interview this Friday to return to a former employer, The Home Depot (headquarters location), as a Sr. Analyst, Brand Advocate. This would be in their E-Commerce division, I was in their Marketing division previously.Since I know what it is like to be an employee there, I have questions that I would like to ask during the "Do you have any questions for us" portion of the interview. However, I could use help in how to craft the questions in such a way that they would be appropriate for an interview.Here are the questions I would like to ask:1. What does a day look like for a Sr. Analyst, Brand Advocate?2. What is the manager's management style? Do they micromanager their Sr. Analysts? Do they genuinely care about their Sr. Analysts?3. How much internal pushback do Sr. Analysts deal with on a daily basis? How much internal requests do Sr Analysts deal with on a daily basis? (When I was there previously in the marketing role, I dealt with a lot of pushback from the merchants as well as other cross-functional co-workers... outside of my department)4. Do you have your subordinate's back? (When I was there previously in the marketing role, the marketing leadership did not try and defend their employees if things became "heated" between Marketing and Merchandising; it was like every man or woman for themselves)5. Job stability in this role (Layoffs are not uncommon at Home Depot; usually happens around end of the year)6. Do Sr. Analysts find themselves working on the weekends? (When I was there before, I used to have to work on the weekends because there was so many meetings during the day that you did not have time to do your work; also the work load was heavy)7. Do Sr. Analysts find themselves completing a lot of busy work? (When I was there before, we had to complete a lot of marketing leadership-assigned paperwork/projects that derailed us from being able to concentrate on marketing efforts for our assigned merchandise department)

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I'm trying to find a distinct official definition to single

I'm trying to find a distinct official definition to single someone out in a negative context. As if the characteristic of this act was a form to discipline or punish?

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On wed.3/16 there was a escape resident .I was doing my

on wed.3/16 there was a escape resident .I was doing my assigment as i was assing in the kitchen,the resident was with the assign co-worker at the time of diner.I together with a third co-worker got terminated by phone on friday8-5/16.There was lock system with alarm which he manage to open door which no one can uderstand how he did because door was lock and alarm was active on.it was recomended by director that we couldn't restrick him from any walking thru the garden when he wanted ,his highly active all day long.the co-worker that was assign to the floor was serving said she didn't see him leaving the table.as a caregiver never felt confortable with that situation every day.This is at will job.they tread us on the night they where going to report our three names to the state of nj.I want my name to be clear from the state and termination.?

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Ely

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I feel my rights were violated at work : No : I had to give

I feel my rights were violated at workJA: Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I had to give a statement to lp for an incident that happened with another employee and a shoplifter. During the discussion she told me we could no longer go outside after a shoplifter. I mentioned something that happened a few weeks before and 2 weeks later she asked for a statement on the incident I mentioned. She never picked up the statement and 3 weeks later I got a final write up for something I told herJA: Is there anything else the Employment Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I filed a complaint on the confidential holiness and the next day the dm came to talk to me about it. There's more but to much to get into right nowJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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RobertJDFL

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Worked city years. Outstanding reviews and never been in

Worked for a city for 8 years. Outstanding reviews and never been in trouble, no warnings etc. Told by my manager my section was running outstanding just a few weeks ago. Worked my way up from coordinator to supervisor. Was in Union. Then they reclassified me into a manager not in Union. Had two shifts and both shifts agreed they wanted to have fun and discuss movies, dating, etc. We would joke about jello wrestling naked etc for fun. Everyone agreed to this so did not feel like any harassment. Plus had an open door policy anything someone did not like would be stopped. Our work was cleaning facilities so always had jokes about human waste etc. Then my female supervisor told me I was under investigation by HR and she was not suppose to tell me. She also said I am sorry I need my job you do not, I did what I had to do to survive I am sorry.I contacted HR and they put me on admin leave with pay. I was told I cannot contact anyone and they were following civil services rules. After a month they called me in and asked me questions. I told them what my supervisor had said about keeping her job and they said did not matter. She accused me of things I never did and told them I would be willing to take lie detector to prove I did not do what she said. She stated she was scared of me for over a year and I had stalked her daughter. I said no way. She was mad at me because I made her work and she did not feel she had to. During my time at home several of my coworkers contacted me and said this was a set up to remove me. Found out three of the women employees went to HR and filed a complaint. One of the three had a history of doing this and HR being all women said they did not care. I thought HR was suppose to be neutral but found out during questioning they were not. They said to me I was a bid guy, scary to the women and no one would come to me with a problem. Which I said was not true there are five other women in my department and they would tell you this is not true. City said they were planning on terminating me even with an outstanding work history. Plus never been in trouble before. I hired an attorney who said he knew the HR director and next thing he is telling me to take a separation agreement. He said they had a strong case. I was very upset since they were only going to pay out my sick time of 600 hrs and I would lose 1100 hours of vacation. I tried to tell my lawyer what would cause them to go so hard against me. Last year promoted and spirit ward winner for city. I talked with HR director and she said if I had not hired a lawyer would have been a different outcome. The separation agreement said I cannot talk about them/refrain or employees. Last week several of my coworkers contacted me and asked me to meet with them. I met them and out of 24 employees, 19 said I was getting screwed. They explained when called in they tried to explain our policy and HR said did not want to hear this. Some said they tried to twist their words. Also if they had good things to say about me they were asked to leave the room. I knew the HR director and helped her before in her facility issue. She had explained she was recent divorce and kept asking me to stop by and see her go to lunch. I never did. I was also told by my coworkers how I was set up. One of the females lied and said I made a statement about her going under my desk, and the other two females one supervisor one worker testified against me. The female employees who meet me said this was totally false as they were their when this happened I never said that to them. Now I am upset as this job I was making 70 and I am 56 years old--be hard to find a job. The separation agreement was has been signed and suppose to be followed. I feel the city has broke this agreement by still posting pictures of me saying anyone see me call police. Briefing city employees to be on the look out for me. I was told this by my coworkers and I went ahead and called the police.mthey said nothing on me, this was HR pausing the issue. Plus they has undercover cops come to my house completely out of their area. I feel harassment trying to get me to react. I would really like to break this agreement or at least file against the female supervisor who lied about me. She wanted to buy a gun off me and a shotgun. I did sell her several knives she bought for herself and husband but no guns as I had already sold them to another worker who would testified she was never scare of me. I know she set me up because I made her work. Please need help. The lawyer I hired I spent 5000 dollars and he did nothing for me but tell me to accept the deal.

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I've recently been terminated due to performance. My

I've recently been terminated due to performance. My boss says in writing he never told me to do "ABC".I have a recording of the daily-open-door meeting (to include other coworkers) of him telling me to do ABC. The exact thing I was terminated for.I have an upcoming meeting with HR and I want to play the recording.I was a VA gov state employee.

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Marsha411JD

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I'm a pharmacy manager at Walmart. To make a story short, an

I'm a pharmacy manager at Walmart. To make a long story short, an employee made an "open door" complaint that I was not always professional when I spoke to her. Though I disagree, first my market director had my entire staff taken into the office and interviewed about how they like working for me. This was done in front of me while I was at work, causing me embarrassment and horrible anxiety. After day 1 of interviews, I called him to let him know I can't focus at work and having anxiety and he told me I basically had to deal with it. The next day they interviewed my remaining staff in front of me taking each one into the office and again, I was distraught and couldn't focus on my job. 2 days later in a meeting with him and 2 other managers, he asked me to divulge my medical conditions and asked what medications I was taking in front of everyone. I was embarrassed as he probed into my personal life and my anxiety disorder. At the end of the meeting, he asked me to hold a meeting with my entire staff and ask them what concerns they have about me personally, write them on a board, then take that list of "insults" to the pharmacy and post them on the wall with statement on how I'm going to change, then email him my plan of action. I feel horrified. I have not had this meeting because I feel it's insulting, humiliating, and belittles me as a manager. I feel all of this is wrong in so many ways. What should I do? Is it legal for him to put me through this?

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We are not a unionized company. We recently received a

We are not a unionized company. We recently received a letter of concerns that was signed by multiple staff. We have found that these employees often feel pressured to participate in these types of things and would like the employees to voice their concerns individually. Can we legally refuse to consider a letter that is signed by multiple employees?

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