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I'm off on an L&I injury and my employer terminated my

I'm off on an L&I injury and my employer terminated my insurance benefits without notifying me. I found out my benefits had been terminated on 7/27/16 when I went to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription. They advised me to call HR. When I did I was told my FMLA expired on 5/21/16. I was not notified of this either. I called my Health insurance provider that day and asked about Cobra and they informed me that they had just mailed the paper work for Cobra on 7/26/16. I still have never received a single letter or anything from my provider indicating my benefits have been terminated. When I spoke with HR they informed me I still had PTO time (91 hours) remaining and a couple of sick hours. I explained that I has signed a form for L&I asking to have my benefits supplemented. HR then referred me to L&I.I called the manager of L&I and explained the situation to him. He then drafted an email to HR and payroll asking if I could please have my benefits reinstated and sent them a copy of the form I had signed at the beginning of my L&I claim. About a week later it was decided that "no" they were not going to retroactively reinstate my benefits because "someone" had made the decision somewhere alone the way to pay me a little extra every pay check so they could not reinstate benefits even though I had a signed form and remaining PTO hours.Does this sound right to you??

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

17,816 satisfied customers
I am a whistleblower for an unethical and unsafe practice of

i am a whistleblower for an unethical and unsafe practice of my previous managers that could have led to death of patients. I am now consistently being harassed, intimidated and retaliated. HR asked me to prove my allegations of harassment. I was placed on probation for no reason, excluded from huddles and meetings, was not allowed to perform procedure even after Validation, was asked by the Director in a very demeaning tone " Are you taking pain medicine? You Are foggy. I was told that they will change my hour to the busiest hour, been denied of a 1 day PTO for doctors appointment. HR wants to prove my allegations. Please help me thank you

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Asad Rahman

Attorney

J.D.

2,704 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I'm entitled to my PTO that I

HelloI would like to know if I'm entitled to my PTO that I earned? I was let go from my job of over 1 year without severence pay package or my PTO paid. Corporate came in and let the DON ( with severence pay package and a letter telling her not to repeat any incidents that had occured at the facility) Administrator and I (Nursing Supervisor) go. The reason they said they needed to let us go was cause they wanted new management.I think the real reason is that a few months back I'm sure you saw in the news about a patient that died at a nursing home from being outside in the sun?

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

17,372 satisfied customers
Our company transitioned in June, 2013 to a third party

Our company transitioned in June, 2013 to a third party Professional Employment Services provider. The time system and the payroll system are not fully integrated and this resulted in nearly all of the 11 salaried supervisors or managers having incorrect balances of PTO available.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The system was not deducting the days off we took. So now many of us have 2-4 weeks of negative PTO levels available and the company wants to freeze any time off until each person's PTO balance is back in the positive. I am wondering if there is a statute of limitations on how far back they can require us to pay them back for their error.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not officially, Off the record,I spoke with a friend who is an attorney. She suggested I check with DOL, Wages and Hour divisionJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Probably not for now. He or she may have other questions for me.

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

Doctoral Degree

106,502 satisfied customers
I am a nurse and was fired for" crossing boundaries" by Epic

I am a nurse and was fired for " crossing boundaries" by Epic Health services. I was accused of notifying DDD State Agency ( payer source) and reporting an update on special needs 21 year old client receiving nursing services in his home . Family member accused me of reporting changes to DDD. NO CALLS placed. Long story short, I have 51.15 hours of PTO time and have not been paid . Am I able to obtain my earned PTO time ???Thank You. DS

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Infolawyer

Attorney

Juris Doctor.

37,264 satisfied customers
I resigned effective from my job 8/4/16 and my last day of

I resigned effective from my job 8/4/16 and my last day of employment is 8/18/16. When I started with the company 7/13/16 they withheld the first weeks pay for 7/13/15-7/17/15. I have not received that payment. My most recent paycheck was dated 8/5/16 for the the pay period week ending 7/22/16 and week ending 7/29/16. I have requested in an email to my employer that I be paid 8/19/16 for the week ending 8/5/16 and 8/12/16 and payment for 7/13/15-7/17/15. My last day is 8/18/16 and I told my employer I would pickUp the check 8/19/16 even though my last day is 8/18/16. As of 8/18/16 they will owe me any accrued vacation and payment for 8/14/16-8/18/16. I have accrued vacation 1/1/16 to 8/18/16. As my last paycheckReceived 8/5/16 I had 61.28.hours available. I also used 8 hours pto on 8/5/16 and 8 hours 8/8/16.I am trying to be fair and emailed my employer this morning but I have not received a response. If my employer refuses to pay me in a timely matter then I want to know my rights. I did not have a formal review that was to be completed at my 1 year anniversary . I have only received positive feedback.

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John

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

7,472 satisfied customers
Can a non-exempt employee get paid for excess leave if she

Can a non-exempt employee get paid for excess leave if she can't take it and is losing it every payday

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

17,372 satisfied customers
I am an executive of a large healthcare provider in Arizona.

I am an executive of a large healthcare provider in Arizona. I was escorted out of my office on Thursday July 14th and was told it was due to breaking policy in relation to a third party vendor. Over the next few days I realized that I had inadvertantly not reported gifts from the vendor on my Conflict of Interest Statement and therefore had broken policy. On the 21st of July, after not hearing a word from the company, I sent a letter of resignation to the Human Resource Department. On July 26th they announced my resignation to the staff, and cleaned out my personal belongings from my office and arrangements have been made for me to pick them up. They owe me for 3 days of work July 11-14th and my accrued PTO which is approx 180 hours. I expected them to pay me via electronic deposit on today's paycheck. As I understand it, State law states that they must pay employee within 7 days of termination (resignation ??) or end of pay period which ever is soonern However, that did not happen. My questions are as follows. Are my rights the same as a terminated employee or does the fact that I resigned change my rights?

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P. Simmons

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

35,100 satisfied customers
I have a question about bonuses. I resigned from my company

I have a question about bonuses. I resigned from my company July 1, 2016. According to HR, I will not be paid my bonus for June which I earned in June to be paid out at the end of July because I didn't work the entire month of July. I was paid my commissions for Jun on my July 15th check. Is this legal for my previous employer not to pay me the bonus that was earned.

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ScottyMacEsq

Doctoral Degree

22,504 satisfied customers
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