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Is it best to write salesperson up and monitor & reprimand

Is it best to write salesperson up and monitor & reprimand for falsifying call reports rather than terminate immediately? Or in Oklahoma is falsifying call reports justification for termination?

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On my day off i was accused of following a coworker for a 15

On my day off i was accused of following a coworker for a 15 minute time period. Can they terminate my employment?JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: Yes twice now and thet say that there is 2 different stories. So i don't think they have enough proof.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: We are union and it is full time they notified the union rep b4 the 2nd meetingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I am a general manager for a restaurant chain and I caught

I am a general manager for a restaurant chain and I caught one of my female bartenders giving away a free beer , I confronted her about it and gave her a verbal warning , I did not write anything down , my mistake, now she is in fear of losing her job ,she called my boss and said I was sexually harassing her and asked her to show me her breasts, this was a total lie, my boss came in to investigate , interviewed 15 employees of mine and they all said I have never done that or ever seen that happen, she also went on tell him that I steal money , and do cocaine in my car , trying to get him to fire me. All untrue statements, now our corporate lawyer is involved and I have to work in another restaurant until the lawyer does her investigation, which the restaurant is almost an hour away creating a hardship on me.She is also now telling the other employees that it happened to her trying to get them to get on her side. I want toknow my legal rights and if I can pursue a slander and defamation law suit . JeffJA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: ny 20-15JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes to my district manager she met with him yesterday and said all these lies to him he said he does not believe her but he has to investigateJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: that is it

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I just got terminated for no apparent reason. Yes, I have

I just got terminated for no apparent reason.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: YesJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I have been with the company for 10 yearsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They gave me something to sign because it is a severanda packet of two weeks of pay.

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I'm contemplating a job change to another organization that

I'm contemplating a job change to another organization that may be construed as a competitor to my current organization. When I was hired by my current employer, they require that you sign a number of documents one of which includes a non-compete for 12 months after leaving the company. Can you tell me how enforceable these clauses are? If my current company wanted to enforce the non-compete, what exposure would I have and/or how do they enforce it?JA: I love working for Andy. Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Well I live in Arizona and work out of my home. The company I work for has multiple offices nationally with major offices in CA, GA, MA and TNJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I'm a full time "at will" employeeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No I don't think so. The only other factor is that the company I work for just sold off and merged my division with another company so I've gone from a large public company to a smaller (but still significant) privately held company. The employment agreement does state the corporation, "its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, and/or assigns"

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I was just fired for stealing which I did not do. They have

I was just fired for stealing which I did not do. They have a video of me picking up mu purse getting someonthing out of it and turning and facing the opposite direction of the came. They said I opened a colleagues draw and stole medication from her. We can not see my face or me opening any draw to take anything. What are my legal options?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North CarolinaJA: 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: Not really. That pretty much explains it and they refuse to gibve me a copy of the video tape

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I was placed on paid administrative leave on February 17th

I was placed on paid administrative leave on February 17th for "timecard mismanagement." This past Friday, I was contacted for the first time by my new director, who ordered me to return to work on Monday (today). I was offered no explanation. In the several weeks I was on PAL I was never contacted by HR for the so-called "investigation. I feel my professional was damaged and I do not feel comfortable returning to work, at least without some professional courtesy or explanations. Do Ihave any rights?

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Tomorrow my manager at Jcpenney will have a decision for me

Hello,JA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: Tomorrow my manager at Jcpenney will have a decision for me as to whether or not I will be fired or given another chance.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Part timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I just need to explain the background of everything. Do I explain to the lawyer or to you

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I have been suspended from my job.A report and $50 is

I have been suspended from my job.A report and $50 is missing and the person I gave it to does not have it.The company is investigating.Do they have a right to fire me?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ArizonaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: just with the companyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not at this time

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