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I am a front line supervisor. My manager keeps putting me in

I am a front line supervisor. My manager keeps putting me in corrective action because the union keeps filing unsubstantiated complaints about me. He has told me I am scary, mean, etc. He has several times made comments about my weight in meetings. He has also fired 3 other front line supervisors. He says I need more training, but never gives me training. He undermine me by telling me to talk to an employee about performance but then criticizes me for it when the employee complainsJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OregonJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I told him I think he is retaliating against me and I won't meet with him without hr present

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I think I have a good suit against my company. I just got

Hey. I think I have a good suit against my company. I just got fired from a trucking job. I also have an excellent constitutional suit worthy of the SCOTUS, but that takes a long time and doesn't pay any money. So what I need to know is the nuts and bolts of how to file a lawsuit against my company. They have a terminal near the Atlanta airport, a home base in Morris, IL, and corporate offices in Louisville, KY. I could file in Atlanta, right? I'm going pro se, at least at first. If it doesn't settle quickly I'll hand it off to a lawyer for a cut.

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Dwayne B.

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I am having a dispute with another employee/my HR & GM are

I am having a dispute with another employee/my HR & GM are involved doing research on the incident for the last month/it looks like she has no proof /she claimed I was making a hostile working place for her. So it looked like I was going to be ok with the situation but this employee is very nasty/I know she doesn't like to lose and I think that is the direction this was headed.She called the ethic's company and reported that I have been smoking since I signed up for insurance 3 yrs ago and that I bragged to her about being on the non smoking plan.I did quit but started again about 3 months ago because of stress with a sister-in -law dying and Uncle dying and going thru this whole mess with her. Our HR called me into to his office last Wednesday and told me an anonymous person called in and said that about me I denied smoking because I was scared. Now I don't know what they will do. I think she needs proof/well someone followed me home from work at 11pm a few days before the call to the ethics call. I didn't tell HR but I think it was her/or put someone up to it. I think I may have had a cigarette in the car/at this point I just don't know if she has proof does she need it and should I tell HR about this.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I have been told that I will not be considered promotion

I have been told that I will not be considered for a promotion because I have been absent from work too much even though the time was approved FMLA time and documented. They also claim that I have missed deadlines and not produced the work volume for the position but my reviews do no indicate this nor have I been approached/counseled or reprimanded about missing any work. In fact, I worked overtime, weekends and nights to make sure that my work is done timely.

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Marsha411JD

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I was recently let go from my job, my question is do I have

I was recently let go from my job , my question is do I have any recourse. I was told my department was being shut down and not to worry I will be moved to a new program . I did not receive Ny training and had only phone and email contact with my manager. I raised a lot of question about the work quality from our allied contractors and feel that could have played a part in my termination. When I was let go I was told the reason was because my program shut down, but it was my understanding that I was moved to another program.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I was told Friday that I was to be placed on involuntary

I was told Friday that I was to be placed on involuntary suspension beginning Monday July 18. I have not received anything in writing as to what/ why or length of time suspended. Have not spoke with HR. My clinic manager did state there were questions surrounding my board order. I am a nurse. I have a board order . I have worked for this company 18 mos and transferred from another clinic 45 days ago to take a charge nurse position at this clinic . I was actually replacing another nurse who had same board order as me. Not sure why it's a question now. My manager misstated herself initially telling HR there were times I was alone that response got me suspended however after she thought about it she was reminded that I'm always with 2 nd shift nurse or the CM is in the building. Bot***** *****ne I have not been alone and I have met all criteria of my board order. I have also been told from regional director that I will be paid during this time. I have not received any handbook or company policy on this. Shouldn't there be something in writing. What are my options

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Patrick, Esq.

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Can I fire my employee of trust duty activities below: I

Can I fire my employee for loss of trust for off duty activities below:I have a small business in Maryland with less than 6 employees. My employee has recently befriended the employees of my competitor. This employee has also received a free gift from my competitor months ago (a cell phone case). I had just learned that yesterday. My employee stops to shop at my competitor on the way home. We sell the same products. This employee told us my competitor was opening another shop 2 days before my competitor announced another shop to the public. As of late, this employee was asking some specific questions related to my business income. My employee also stated "the manager of (my competitor) makes enough to buy a house. He just bought a house." then a day later my employee stated "my boyfriend and I are trying to buy a house". I believe my employee may be leaking information to my competitor and my competitor is poaching my employee

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Patrick, Esq.

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I was terminated from my job of 20 plus years, it was found

I was terminated from my job of 20 plus years, it was found that I was not discharged due to deliberate violations or disregard of standards of behavior in my appeals hearing for unemployment benefits. could there be a case of wrongful termination

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Patrick, Esq.

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A former employee of the company I work file a wrongful

A former employee of the company I work for may file a wrongful termination suit. Her lawyer would like to ask me some questions. Could I be putting my job at risk by speaking with her attorney?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ColoradoJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I can't think of anythingJA: 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.

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