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I have a question regarding an informal 15-6 investigation.

I have a question regarding an informal 15-6 investigation.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: Yes. A little background: I'm a GS-07 Firefighter at Pine Bluff Arsenal with. I applied for GS-08 Lead Firefighter position. The Fire Chief (hiring official) told me, after my interview, he was selecting me for the position and forward that info to CPAC and I could expect a call from them. Instead, the job was put on hold because one of my co-workers called HQJMC and alleged pre-selection and nepotism. This all happened in about Mid Jan. An investigation was done and the report completed NLT 28 Feb. As of this date, no one in my chain of command seems to be able to find out the results of the investigation.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am married to the Fire Chiefs cousin. Which according to DoD policy doesn't fall under the nepotism definition. I've worked here almost 18 years and have approx. 24 years of federal service. I am more than qualified for the position and was the ighest seniority applicant (locally) to apply.

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I was employed as a director of a summer camp for 19 years.

I was employed as a director of a summer camp for 19 years. Back in November of 2014, I resigned because of a change in management. I was perusing their brand-new website the other day and found that they are using promotional videos that include my picture. I never signed any waiver allowing them to use my picture in promotional photos and videos.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: AlabamaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I need to know what my options are. I really can't afford to get involved in an expensive legal issue, but I need to know if what they are doing is a violation of the Right of Publicity law.

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Well the other day I was working and a manager came up to me

well the other day I was working and a manager came up to me and yelled at me like a dog saying I don't know whats going on but your starting stuff with Erica it needs to stop it needs to stop and he kept saying it needs to stop and to stop and all I was trying to tell him is that I wasn't even doing anything cause I wasn't I was working and then hes like okay you don't have a job go and he tried pushing me to leave and I wouldn't so he went back and crossed my name off and then didn't talk to me the rest of the shift then i asked another manager that worked that day if i was suppose to leave and she was like nope he didn't tell me anything.. I called last night I asked the manager if i was fired and she said she didn't know and to come in i did and the manager let me work then the main manager came in and the manager that fired me came in and yelled at the main manager about letting me be there and then they sent me homeJA: Andy is my manager. Such a nice man. Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: and this is all because some girl told him i was trying to start stuff when i wasn't she just has something against me and wants to start stuff and they favor her and i have worked there for 6 years and they treat me like crap and they promote everyone but me i have been there for six years and make 8.65 an hour whileJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: i work 32 hours a week usuallyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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If i am a full time employee with a company for about 8

if i am a full time employee with a company for about 8 months, can they drop me to contract labor and cut my pay?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: the company doesnt have a hr dept, also we get paid perdeim can they drop that?JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: He has been a full time employee for 8 months, accumlated vacation and sick time and taxes have been took outJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They come in on the 17th and cut his hourley wage by $4.00, and now are stating that everybody wil be contract labor, he has a company truck, a company credut card, works out of town for them where they pay hotel and meals

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My US Employer cuts the hours of 30 individuals in working

My US Employer cuts the hours of 30 individuals in working one foreign country and didn't cut the hours of individuals working in 3 different countries even thou the labor laws are the same. The employer cited labors as the reason for cutting the 30 individuals hours. Is this considered discrimination?

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I was terminated by my employer of ten years on April 13,

I was terminated by my employer of ten years on April 13, 2017 with any prior written notice. I have accrued 16 weeks of vacation pay and 70 hours of sick leave. They are trying to say they only have to pay me 30 hours of that time and put the rest in my retirement fund. Is that legal? I need that money to live on right now.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MSJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full time jobJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They will not give me a copy or reason why my employment was terminated, they are saying the file is sealed and closed. Should I legally get a copy of that?

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I have been with the same employer for 10 year's and have

I have been with the same employer for 10 year's and have never been counseled or written up. Then out of the blue was given a PIP. I believe it was because I need to take two weeks off (not consecutively) and was approved. My husband was told he was out of remission and need to have another bone transplant.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New yorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: My work fell behind. I had emailed my supervisor and told her what had to happen at a certain time and she never replied or processed my request. On my returned to work I requested help to catch up on my work as nothing ha been done since I left. I truly felt they were going to help me because they asked me to send them a list of things I would not complete by dead line. Then I was issued the PIP. No nothing was filedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: This happened in sept. 2016 and since then I have unbelievably stress, depression and a total sense of hopelessness.

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I recently went out on a medical leave (lumpectomy) and have

I recently went out on a medical leave (lumpectomy) and have been off of work for several months as I've had complications following my procedure. Initially before having my surgery I needed to submit paperwork to my employer (costco) from my doctor stating my medical condition as well as updates from my doctor at every visit stating how long I will need to remain out of work for. I've submitted everything that was required of me. My issue is that initially when I submitted my paperwork we had another HR/ payroll clerk who I was required to give my paperwork to, she has since been promoted to a supervisor and we now have another payroll clerk that has been great. The former clerk has been telling people that I don't have a legitimate reason for being out of work and I was told by another supervisor that she has been saying these things and to watch out when I get back to work because she has been spreading these rumors. I feel so horrible that these things are being said and I'm upset that the person I needed to turn my paperwork in to, is doing so. Shouldn't there have been a confidentiality clause associated with her job title? It's not as though she got demoted she got promoted and that should have carried over to her new management role. I feel because she is the one that processed my paperwork, people will be more likely to believe what she is saying. It's absolutely awful for me to know this and still have to deal with my physical well being and now it's emotionally devastating. I will be returning to work within a month and don't want to go back with out this being addressed. What should I do? Write my manager a letter? I do want their to be disciplinary action for her. That was my medical information gossiped about, it's devastating. Please help!

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My employer has provided me a promotion letter with a

My employer has provided me a promotion letter with a non-solicitation agreement attached to protect customer relationships. I'm trying to understand what hurdles this could pose for me in the future if I part ways with the company.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NebraskaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I dont believe so. I do have the compelte text if needed

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