I was "hired" by a housekeeping company, although the boss
I was "hired" by a housekeeping company, although the boss was saying that we are not his employees. He dictated all our hours, duties, and demanded alot from us and although I was told I would be paid a percentage of the clients fee, I was never told what exactly the fees or percentages were. As time went on, he started paying less percentage saying we were being docked because of whatever he decided. I was not even getting minimum wage at the end! What rights do I haveJA: 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: No, I just quitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No
I feel my 13 year old son's rights have been violated. He
I feel my 13 year old son's rights have been violated. He tried out for a baseball team run through the city, he was 3rd draft pick so it wasn't a skill based issue, rather he was denied the oppertunity to play on the team because he was already on a team outside of the city of Montrose, CO. We were told it was because he was already on a different team outside of Montrose and would have conflicts in his schedule. However, there are a handful of other players in the same category on other sporting events where practices and games would conflict that the city of Montrose has decided to work with these players but not my sons. The situations are identifcal. We feel his 14th amendment is being violated and hes being unfairly discrimminated against.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: we have emails from the director of the City stating they would allow him to tryout out, get placed on a team, then if schedules conflicted we would get reimbursed. THis didn't happen, they chose to not even compare our schedules and wouldn't allow him on the team even after he went through the entire evaluation and draft process. My husband called the director and she said it was because my son was on a team outside of Montrose that it was decided he couldn't play. There was nothing on the website for the program that states this as well as we were told by the city it wouldn't be a problem that they would work with us and our son's schedules. Now, apparently, she the director said she would talk to the coaches and see about getting a meeting with us to discuss schedules or if they would take him on the team. There has not happened yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We have emails disputing the entire process was not handled like we were told. There is no behavior issues or any other reasons as to why he wouldn't be allowed to play hes been playing in the program for the past 4 years. The program is run through the City of Montrose so it is not a private team run by a parent.
I just quit a job that I worked for over 3 yrs ,the issue is
I just quit a job that I worked for over 3 yrs ,the issue is I was an employee driver at a trucking company that I agreed to work for 25%of load however i was paid per dem as part of that which was not taxed, drove a truck with a sleeper stayed in truck was that legal pay ?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the truck?Customer: Ga..2014JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NopeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nope
This is regarding workman's comp, let me explain what I
this is regarding workman's compJA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And do you have copies of any medical records?Customer: let me explain what I think the company is trying to doJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes. here's the deal. hit in pedestrian zone by another employee in parking lot on 11/23/16 in IL. more...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes. do large corp's do a "squeeze play" to get you back to work. Meaning: stop paying you, don't approve referrals for additional physical therapy and pain management doc. no one, will call back.
My question is about Illinois Unemployment Insurance. In
My question is about Illinois Unemployment Insurance.In late Feb 2017 I was let go from a position and was granted unemployment insurance. A old business acquaintance of mine offered some contract work but it was short term and much less than I was making. Upon certifying for unemployment benefits I answered honestly that I had refused work and Illinois has now terminated my unemployment. I am entitled to request reconsideration.Here are the details.Previous Annual Paypermanent position158k annual + 25% cash bonus + 25% equity bonus + full benefitsexpense accountOffer of employment3 month contract for $30k as a contract employeeno benefits, no bonus, no expense reimbursementrequired frequent travel to Wisconsinheavy workloadI decided to turn down the 3 month contract to keep focused on finding long-term employment with compensation and demands similar to my previous position.My question: How does Illinois make a determination that I am no longer eligible for unemployment benefits? What should I include/exclude in my appeal?Thanks,Brian
It has been 2 weeks since being off from my company due to
It has been 2 weeks since being laid off from my company due to lack of investors. I have not received my final paycheck or my expense reimbursements for January thru March as of yet. I was told on April 3rd they would be sending the checks that week then again last week I was told on Friday. I have emailed my former VP and he has not responded to me as of this evening. They are located in Seattle and I am in Colorado.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Let me check. I was full time Sales Manager, Salaried. Expenses included mileage as well as I used my own vehicle.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: They are in WAJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I work and live in Colorado (remote)
I H, i am an independentcontractor and i bought a company
hi! I HJA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: i am an independentcontractor and i bought a company from someone who has an emploee on medical.that company must close the insurance account who pay for that emploee further?JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: what responsability i have and what responsability old company which was sold has?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: we dont have a contract.is an agreement between us.verbal agreement. as truck drive
My company overpaid my salary while I was on a leave without
My company overpaid my salary while I was on a leave without pay. I did not notice the overpayment because it went to a joint account, managed by my husband. I was on a medical leave, short term disability for six months. I discovered the overpayment in January 2017 and reported it immediately to the company payroll department. No one did anything and kept paying my pay. I asked them to stop and then they paid me again. I was on a six month medical short term disability during this time. The company never responded until last week, in spite of me continuing to email and ask to speak with HR, Legal or payroll. I tried to escalate the issue. Last week the company terminated me because I had exhausted 6 months of medical leave and could not return to work. Now I am unemployed and on long term disability, bad physical disability. The company says I have to repay them and I agreed to reimburse the net pay plus any benefits they paid on my behalf (that I would have paid if I was working). Their short term disability policy is that the company will pay your benefits while on a leave and you pay them back upon your return. Now they say they cannot correct a W2 wages for 2016 even if I pay them back, and they are asking for gross pay. Since this error is theirs to begin with and went on repeatedly in spite of me telling them about it and to stop, I feel they should not try to make me pay the overpayment of salary back. And, if I did pay back wages for 2016, and there is no corrected W2 that means I will be paying an extra $4k to the IRS due to the higher wages + have to pay them back. How can I fight this since I am disabled and feel they were negligent in the payroll overpayment and would not stop overpaying me until I finally was able to communicate with someone...the same week I got terminated for not being released to work.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Texas Company is headquarterd in New Jersey I was a consultant who travelled to client sites for work but I live in Texas I should have some recourse under the circumstancesJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No However, they told me today I have to repay 2016 gross salary and that the IRS will not allow them to issue a corrected W2 since repayment would take place in a different calendar year than when the overpayment was made. They also overpaid me in January, Feb. 2017; but right now I am worried about 2016. I asked them to escalate their error and the situation and ask to write off the overpayment for 2016 since in was their error, they did not stop and correct it even though I notified them multiple times.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want to know my options. Also, I have a membership with you guys so how do I log on and use it help with this?JA: No, you can ask a one off question to try things out.Customer: Ok
Allen M., Esq.
JAG officer and former adjunct prof.
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
I'm a w2 commissioned sales person for a new home builder,
I'm a w2 commissioned sales person for a new home builder, 1/2 of my commissions are paid as an advance, the balance at the closing of the home. I was given a new employment contact stating that if I terminate from the company, I am obligated to pay back all the advances I've received. I just started working Sept. 2016, based on my calculations I would owe the $40,404 if I left today (of course if I signed this new agreement). If I don't sign the agreement my employment would be terminated. Is this legal?