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There are three companies involved. Company A has a contract

There are three companies involved. Company A has a contract to do a job for a utility company. Comapny B was hired by Company A to do the work and Company B hired Comapany C to work on the job. (A tier system) Company C is who writes the paychecks. The employees were told, before they started the job that they would be payed $300 dollars a day per diem along with their hourly wage. When employees asked when they would get their per diem they were told it was being held by Company A for 30 days. My son called Company A and Company B and they both said their is no per diem.Company C said that Company B told him that it was being held and apparently there is an email stating so. Nobody would have done this job if they knew there was no per diem. People have traveled from all over the country to do this job and nobody is getting any kind of reimbursement for travel expenses/ per diem/ living stipend or whatever you want to call it. None of the companies will answer any questions now. The job is in the state of California. Last year Company A found out that the subcontractors were stealing part of the per diem by withholding some of it from the employees and pocketing the money. They shutdown that job and told them they had to pay the employees the rest of what they were owed. Some companies got away with not paying, others did not. This job is in the state of California. He My son called the State of California about this current job but was told it was a Federal issue. We're not sure what can be done if anything. Thank you.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We don't know what to file or where to report. California said it's a federal issue.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not yet.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My employer has stopped paying my health insurance that I

My employer has stopped paying my health insurance that I have been promised. They paid for two months and then stopped without even telling me. I found out when I went for a physical. Also they owe me per diem money for a business trip I went on. Also I haven't gotten paid for my latest pay period. I am not sure how to recoup what's owed to me. Also I am not sure if I should keep working. It is a work from home job with an out of state employer.

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I have been working for a company for 1 and a half years. I

I have been working for a company for 1 and a half years. I took the job based on an agreed upon written offer of pay. I am a per diem worker at a hospital in Las Vegas Nevada.Recently my HR department called and said they made a mistake in my offer, and paid me too much. They told me they were going to reduce my pay. Is this legal?

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ScottyMacEsq

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I'm on prescription xanex 1 mg for sleep. can a Texas

I'm on prescription xanex 1 mg for sleep. can a Texas hospital deny me employment as a nurseJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: per diem and no unionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no i'm a nurse

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I signed an offer letter for a company and went to work.

i signed an offer letter for a company and went to work. Part of my compensation was a daily per diem of 95 dollars for days worked. The offer letter i signed states that if i quit, i will lose all unpaid compensation except hourly wages. With holding per diem if i quit was not explained to me when the offer letter was given. I assumed this was for benefits and vacation and phone allowance. Igot my paycheck today and i was not paid per diem for days worked. I am now out all the hotel costs i incurred last week. Are they required to pay this to me?

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Infolawyer

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I was offered an interim position in NY at a college as a

I was offered an interim position in NY at a college as a vice president with a start date of August 8. The president unofficially offered the position and asked that the HR director send me a contract letter to sign. Instead of sending the letter by email it was mailed and I did not receive the contract before driving back east from San Diego.I packed up all of my belongings and departed with my husband by truck on Monday, July 25 to move into the apartment on campus which was offered to me on Sunday, July 31 . While en route to the east coast/in Maryland I was informed by the search firm on Thursday, July 29 about an article online about a Title IX issue in which I was indirectly involved in at another institution - I did not have any responsibility for deciding the case which a student had filed a complaint with the Office of Education and I was mentioned due to my role as a dean at the time. The incident has since been dismissed against that institution and no actions against the institution. I sent a full explanation to the head hunter to provide clarification on the matter.The president (who began on July 1, 2016) was gun shy about any Title IX incidents that may be linked to my appointment as a vice president and subsequently I was informed by the head hunter that they wanted to retract the offer.I had already arrived 10 hours within the campus when I am was informed of this final decision and felt totally humiliated and financially undermined that I would have to return to SD without a position, had no communication with the president, and left to go back home.I sent an email to the president and requested the following from the institution: pay all moving expenses incurred and six months of the $175K salary that I was offered. Initially the institution did agree to pay moving expenses (mileage, lodging, per diem for food/expenses) but rejected any additional financial compensation. Later the campus offered two weeks of the salary and moving expenses and asked that I sign a waiver releasing the institution of any legal actions in the future.I believe that this decision/action by the institution was unfair and has caused undue hardship financially and professionally. The background research on a candidate should be conducted before an offer was made. Additionally, I withdrew my name as a candidate for another position in which I was invited for an interview since I had accepted the position at this institution.I believe that the institution should pay at minimum 5 months of the salary. I have not responded to the settlement offer yet and seek your advice--should I just accept the two weeks salary and moving expenses?Thank you in advance for your assistance.R

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Samuel II

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I recently filmed a 2 week reality show. We were to receive

I recently filmed a 2 week reality show. We were to receive a 40 dollar a day stipend for food etc. that is in our contract. Instead they had a handler buy us groceries and decide what we got to eat every day. They did give us breakfast and lunch but I wanted to go to grocery store and buy what I like to eat. Instead the handler would shop for us. She would take a few suggestions but overall did not get the things I wanted. Is that a legal way to spend our stipend? Judy Welch

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Patrick, Esq.

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I have worked as a senior level executive company 25 years.

I have worked as a senior level executive for my company for over 25 years. Due to some wrong decisions made by my company's board members (family owned and privately-held), the company is doing an organized liquidation. These circumstances have occurred and I wonder if I have any legal standing against them:The company was profitable until roughly two years ago. When recently I discussed the downward spiral of the company, one of the board members/family members said to me, "just hang in there for about a month; changes are coming". The result was the organized liquidation.The owner of the company has become extremely inappropriate due to advanced age and decision-making difficulties. Comments like "why did you bring this shit to me", and "you are so stupid", " and "he is an asshole" are commonplace.Although they gave a few of us senior executives bonuses for last years' performance and reported it in our W-2's, they have held the checks and now the banks are not going to release them due to the organized liquidation.

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Dwayne B.

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My employer has been skimming $140 of per diem every day. I

My employer has been skimming $140 of per diem every day. I should be paid about $168 of per diem each work day (I do billing and see that is what they bill the client company for our per diem and that is what is on my deployment confirmation), but they lower the pay of all employees (roughly 100 - 150 employees) that receive per diem by $140 so that we all only get about $28 more per day than local workers. This seems to be illegal, but has been going on for my eight years of employment. Is this something I could sue for? Could they legally fire me for pursuing action on this? I work in Alabama, where one of their offices is, but am a Texas resident.

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Allen M., Esq.

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