I am applying for a job. The companies application state the
I am applying for a job. The companies application state the following: also authorize any of my former employers to furnish this company with their record of my services, my reason for leaving their employ, and any other information they may have concerning me. I hereby release any of my former employers from all liability for any damages whatsoever in furnishing said record. I was wondering if it is legal to ask for release of personnel records from a former employer.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The company is in MissouriJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: it does not state "at will" but states the following I understand and agree that my employment is for no definite period and may, regardless of the period of payment of wages or salary, be terminated at any time for any reason without any previous notice. I further understand that no Company official has made any promises to the contrary or guaranteed me employment for any specified period of time, and that no employee handbook or policy may be construed to the contrary or interpreted as a contract or guarantee of employment.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am concerned what a former employer will say about me. I resigned from the position, but there was a lot of tension at the company.
We are a small company (21 employees) in Texas and have an
We are a small company (21 employees) in Texas and have an employee that is planning on taking maternity leave. We don't have a maternity leave policy in our employee handbook and was wondering what are we required to do and what form should the employee sign?
Thank you for your time in advance. My situation is this, my
HI and thank you for your time in advance. My situation is this, my former employer is withholding my last paycheck which is roughly 2600.00 because I resigned. They said that because I quit and did not deploy after training that they don't have to pay me my final check for the previous two weeks worked.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I received the training/paid training in Yuma, Az. The company is head quartered out of Maryland.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: What other information do you need? I have my previous pay stubs and my requests to receive my final payment by email but of course my former employer never responded.
I'm a Tennessee resident. I'm married and we have a son. We
My name is A ********** I'm a Tennessee resident. I'm married and we have a son. We work hard everyday for our child, he's our motivation. I've been working for MRCO corporation East West enterprises Brentwood tennessee. I'm a shift manager for one of their Taco Bell stores located in Pulaski Tennessee. I've been with the company for close to ten years now. Ive been looked over several times for assistant general manager and no General management and I'm tired. I'm more than quailfied i do the work and I'm not getting paid or in training for it. Several people have been brought in from outside the store instead of offering to train and pay me for the postion ilong deserve. Now i want retribution not the postion I can do anythingi put my mind to. My skin does not determine my intelligenceorjob capability . Ive had false accusations on me ,written final warning because of those accusations without even having the first write up istill have it .I need to talk to someone who can help me in this situation.
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Would it be allowed in the state of florida to require as a
Would it be allowed in the state of florida to require as a term of employment or continued employment to have employees sign an agreement that would allow the company to require that the employee turn over his personal phone upon request to verify that he has not been calling or texting any of my customers? The specific intent would be to review recent text messages and outgoing and incoming calls to determine if he has been soliciting my customers.
I'm a small business owner. Looking for advice about
Hello, I'm a small business owner. Looking for advice about confidentiality. Staff members at the facility that I service talks about how much money I make to others and my employees which then had my employees either quit or question me. Also say since they are paying me x amount of dollars that they control what we do for the day and if not they will use someone else. Threats are very frequent.JA: No, you can ask a one off question to try things out. PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine. Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: I have witnesses and i have met with the terminal manager but they are on the same team it seems. Have not contacted HR due to fear of losing contract.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: It is just an indefinite contract for our services to be used as needed. I have been there for 6 years full time by productivity.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I
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I have been a nurse for 24 years and recently I switched
Hi, I have been a nurse for 24 years and recently I switched jobs. Since being at this hospital I have been under a tremendous amt of stress while in orientation trying to meet there strict rules such as " get your charting done by midnight" and chart other items every two hours while making rounds every two hours on 5 busy patients. We'll one night was a very busy and awfull night. My preceptor approached me about not being caught up on charting, and I firmly stated to her that "I take care of my patients first and chart later, but that I will get it done" since this day I have been constantly harassed by the manager through extended orientations, not being able to get charting done by midnight on 5 patients despite the fact I was busy all night ,no lunch brake and barely able to go to Bathroom. My preceptors had written several things stating ,that I was " tense, standoffish and that when they asked if I needed help ,I stated no and didn't say anything else( I was focused on getting charting done as instructed, so no time for small talk) this type of harrassment continued until , I was so stressed and was thinking of quitting , but decided to continue since I had signed a 3 year contract. To make a long story short, I filed a complaint with HR and explained how I was being treated and harassed and felt nothing I did was good enough, Although , I am an experienced nurse with several certifications , which intimidated the young and less experienced nurses. Well, I complained to HR in writing ,they decided to investigate. The HR personnel called me and left a message for me to return her call( which I did 3 days later because I was so sick and could not talk. I returned her call on the 3rd day and left message that I had been sick and to please give me a call at her convenience. Well, I received a certified letter stating that " my complaint was not valid" ( this is not the exact wording) and that they would except my resignation as we discussed verbally and in writing. Which was not true. She asked if I was resigning after she read the last part of the letter which state " I cannot continue to work in a hostile environment where I can't show autonomy and express my feelings of concern ". During the face to face meeting , I was asked if that meant I was resigning, and I stated no , I don't won't to resign , but didn't want to continue to work under harrassment and ongoing interrogation from them and the director of the unit . I also recorded this conversation. I did not resign and I verbally stated so...therefore I am required to turn in my badge by February 1st. How can I dispute this? The letter also contained a Fair Treatment form thar I could fill out and return in five days to request a meeting on one of three levels ( director, executive, ???) sorry ,I don't have the letter in front of me at this time ,but could not remember the third level. Thank you for any help you can offer . I am also considering hiring an attorney, just don't know which route to take.