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I am executive director of a nonprofit 5-person office.
I am executive director of a nonprofit 5-person office. While I was out of the office, an employee (A) who designs and monitors our web pages, got into the email of another employee (B) and found an email she found insulting. She printed off the email. She was furious with her for sending a personal email questioning her skills. She went to another employee (C) with what she found. Then, C told B what happened.Besides a hot mess, are their any legal issues I need to know about when I walk in the office tomorrow?
I have just learned that I have ovarian Dysgerminoma staged
I have just learned that I have ovarian Dysgerminoma staged at 1a. I was told it is low potential malignancy and can be easily treated. I work in a tight knit, team oriented workplace- a preschool. I am friendly with my boss and coworkers, but I'm also a believe in privacy of my personal life. I told my two best friends, whom are both coworkers and I feel that because of that, I must tell my boss. I want to know what hipaa laws apply- will they need to contact my oncologist or will HR need to get involved with my oncologist? It's a simple treatment and I don't believe it will prevent me from work, I won't need FMLA nor help from ADA. I don't want to create a spectacle as this is a recurrence and I was let go from a previous job because of my cancer in 2013. What documentation must I provide? With my treatment, my oncologist feels I can safely work. I want to tell my boss but I want to avoid my medical records being leaked as I also have anxiety and ocd of which I don't want revealed. Can I deny them access to my medical records? What are my rights and what do I do? I have a lot of anxiety on where I begin with this as I don't want to lose another job because of cancer
I live in *****. I am about to accept a job offer from a
My name is Ronald ***** ****** and I live in *****. I am about to accept a job offer from a company named *****based in ***** NJ. One of the conditions of my employment is that I sign a CORPORATE COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT. This agreement contains a number of sections which concern the "assignment" of my intellectual property rights to******. The text of this agreement sounds very onerous to me to the extent that I would like to have the agreement reviewed by a lawyer before making any further decisions.Can I get someone from you service to review this document and advise me on it contents. I will gladly pay for this service.Thanks,Ron******************
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I was dismissed from work reason, my previous employer was
Hi I'm Susan Nguyen, I was dismissed from work for personal reason, my previous employer was unable to disclose the reason due to the Privacy Act, I filed a complaint with the US District Court Pro Se, I do not have legal representationJA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: My employment lawyer does not want to represent me. The Criminal Defense lawyer does not take civil action case. In looking for a civil right lawyer, I ran into conflicts of interest with my previous employer. My discharge was personal to me as well; I tried to communicate with the company who releases me to dissolve a misunderstanding between my supervisor and me. I did not know that he could not respond to any of my messages, he could have a restraint order even when I was still working in his department. I had to communicate to do work. After discharge, unknowingly, I continue to contact the supervisor. A detective called my children and me telling me to stop calling the Supervisor, that I constitute harassing, that he would come to my house and put me in jail. The Detective sent a warrant for my arrest, an Affidavit of Probable Cause; he did use my personal phone calls and email messages sent to the Supervisor and the law firm as evidence of the alleged charges. I have released with an order to stay away from the Supervisor. I communicated with the General Counsel and the Chief Talent Officer again trying to dissolve the discharge as well as getting help to secure employment. The Prosecutor arrested and incarcerated me for violated a Stay away order from the entire law firm. I did not understand why I do not have the right to communicate with whomever I wanted to. The Philadelphia County Police arrested me when I went to the previous law firm office building looking for the General Counsel, my Supervisor, looking for work as well as a meeting with the company to resolve our issues surrounding my employment discharge. I do not understand why I have no right to go anywhere to look for job opportunities. I filed with the US District Court the complaint about the DA and two Courts for the malicious prosecution and the excessive of bail. I do not know by law the DA and the Courts have immunities. The USDC Judge dismissed my case with Prejudice; denied all outstanding motions as Moot. My case is close. I have a legitimate complaint about my civil rights are being infringed upon when I communicated with the Supervisor and the Law Firm. The Chief Talent Officer and the entire law firm had an order not to respond to my calls or email. The Defense Counsel of the law firm turned to the Prosecutor and the Commonwealth any contact and communications I sent to the General Counsel, the Chief Talent Officer, my friends at the firm.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I have no idea who the Prosecutor and the Commonwealth might be. My next hearing date is 7.22.16; my criminal defense lawyer called for trial. I am requesting to have a conference in a private setting where all parties involved could present, with all Stay Away orders, and restraint orders lifted to enable talks among all sides. I do not know what to expect on the hearing date? Who are going to be there? My attorney advised that the case has to be closed and dismissed in my favor before I could file another complaint with the USDC about the Commonwealth of PA in c/o the District Attorney, and a complaint about the PA Human Relations Commission.
I work large company. I was given information about work
I work for a large company. I was given information about work schedules that was different from what I always understood the policy to be. I sent an email to HR because my supervisor had given me this conflicting info. The HR rep asked me who my supervisor was and I explained that I didn't want to give out that info that is why I was asking them. She then forwarded the entire conversation to my manager, who contacted me regarding the issue. The HR rep made it look like I was avoiding the question of who my supervisor was. I believe this is not suppose to happen and I am very upset at the treatment I have been receiving. I am 24 weeks pregnant and have been having issues since the beginning of my pregnancy. Also the comp sent out and email that they will be laying off 50 employees from my dept and I have a feeling I am a huge target. Thanks for you time.
Can these things be interpreted as workplace bullying: *
Can these things be interpreted as workplace bullying:* went and used a photocopier on another floor to complete a job as photocopier on my floor in use - seen as not a good move even though job was completed.* we had a team meeting on June 9 about putting up posters too far in advance and ordering stationery too soon. This was directed at the team but on June 28 meeting it was directed towards me only.*Told that I am not to come into conversation when supervisor and accounts payable clerk are in social chit chat at her desk. Doesn't relate to you so don't try to get in on this conversation.* Put day wrong on a sign in sheet but had done hundreds of them. Can't be perfect all the time. But considered bad.* Got time wrong on a trade display board but again had done lots of them. Seen as bad.* Temp staff said she was uncomfortable about me perceiving she was late but I never said anything to her about this.* Used mailroom phone to talk to car dealer about boss' company car as more privacy there. Why couldn't you have used your own phone?* Took 2 trips to the post office with the mail but why couldn't you have asked someone to go with you. Seen as not efficient.
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I went to work and there was a sign on the union bulletonView more employment law questions
I went to work and there was a sign on the union bulleton board stating( Wall of shame)and listing the 5 people who are not in the union any more . I felt harassed and went home. what are my options?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: When I first got out of the union two union reps went to my boss and told him they were not going to be to nice to me anymore.JA: 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.