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My security team at my employer consists of 5 employees. All

HelloJA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: My security team at my employer consists of 5 employees. All have been employed between 4 year and 7 years. I am the school resource officer at this time and a retired law enforcement officer with 28 years in law enforcement. My employer now wants myself and 4 other licensed security officers which consist of former military and law enforcement as well to sign an agreement to complete psychological exams and waive our HIPAA rights. It wants us to agree that based on the results we agree that our employment may be termed. Also, if we don't sign our employment will be termed and additionally, we cannot see anything the employer provides to the psychiatrist or anything the psychologist provides to the employerJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FLJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time but it's Florida so at will as well I am sureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, this all happened after I filed a formal harassment complaint and got written up based on the complaint and placed on a performance improvement plan after the investigation

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I am the executive director in a non-profit agency. We have

I am the executive director in a non-profit agency. We have a contract with the County of Los Angeles which has a part-time position of 15 hrs a week for our bookkeeper for the contract. My daughter is an excellent bookkeeper, retired law enforcement officer and thoroughly understands the reporting practices of the County Department with which we contract. I am not her direct supervisor. Is the agency in violation of any nepotism law?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: California, County of Los AngelesJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at will part timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She also owes the building in which we operate.

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, im a security sergeant working hospital in New York. Part of my requirement

hi,im a security sergeant working for a hospital in New York. Part ofmy requirement to work is to have a NYS Security license. I submitted all my documentation and my payment to NYState. They acknowledged that they have received my information but it takes awhile to upload my info into their computer and data systems. I waited but they still have yet to get my info into their computer. My licensed has officially expired as of Feb 11, 2015 and my employer has put me out on administrative leave without pay. Im frantic because I feel like im being disciplined for something that is beyond my control. Are they allowed to do this?please help me. Ive been an employee with them for 17 years in good standing.

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A fellow co worker broke into my office and stole my personal

A fellow co worker broke into my office and stole my personal phone and other items while I was out on vacation. Then proceeded to take that phone call my fiancé and threaten her and our kids. Those calls were made while he was in route to our corporate headquarters to confront the owner of the company with this phone to prove that I have been job hunting, which I wasn't. This happened about 2 months ago and he still works here and as an executive of this company I have been forced to work in the same workplace and see this person. I have been overcome with depression because I now feel like my company doesn't have my back and this type of behavior is allowed. I don't want to come to work anymore but have no choice due to my young growing family. Ultimately this person also is a retired law enforcement officer and carries 2 guns on his person to work, I feel unsafe here and at my home as he told my fiancé he knows where we live and so on. Not certain what I am to do. I do know that I don't want to come to work anymore because of this.

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If an employee has worked for the same company for more than

If an employee has worked for the same company for more than 25 years but has another 8 years before retirement can he or she be entitle to early retirement benefits?And what circumstances or conditions need to be true in order for the employee to entitle for maximum remuneration benefits or compensation possible?

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I have applied for ssi that I will start receiving in mid October.

I have applied for ssi that I will start receiving in mid October. My position at work was phased out and I received 1 weeks pay per year of service (20 weeks), can I apply for unemployment and if I can when can I apply? I live in Indiana. Thanks

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I have been employed with Company since 2005 and receiving

I have been employed with Company since 2005 and receiving benefits every year for myself, spouse and children; never had to PROVE dependent status.In 2010 my company was acquired. In 2012 medical/dental benefits were "merged". Open Enrollment occured in November 2011 with benefits effective 1/1/2012.In January 2012, notices re:identifying dependent status received.I neglected to send all information; I mis-read and only identified type of dependents (i.e., Biological Child and Legal Spouse); didn't realize I needed to send in proof.Appeal resulted in denial of dependent coverage.What recourse do I have? I provided PROOF and my dependents meet the criteria; company is not budging, says I missed the deadline.

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I am a former United Methodist minister and I have a pension

I am a former United Methodist minister and I have a pension from the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church. That pension is managed by LifeStage Investment Management Service which is a department of the General Board. I am presently in a financial crisis such that I could face bankruptcy if I don't find a way of getting that money. When I call the General Board they tell me that I cannot touch the money until I am 62 because it is a 100% employer contribution. Is there any way to get that money or is there any way to use that asset to leverage funds?

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I am a civilian employee of a Police Department. I am currently

I am a civilian employee of a Police Department. I am currently a supervisor in the Detention Unit of the organization. I supervise 12 Detention Facility Officers who function it is do manage the arrest. All employee in the unit are civilian except for the commanding officer, who is a law enforcement officer. I am 64 years old. In our policies it states that the defination of a law enforcement officer is as stated in the ADEA. Our detention unit holds arrests until they make bond or goes to court the following morning we are if you will a "lock up". Since I will be turning age 65 next year can the organization terminate me. In our current policy it states"However, compulsory retirment of law enforcementofficers is permitted under the law enforcement officer exception to ADEA". Will, as I read under the ADEA guidelines have to leave again I do not have to neet the state guidelines for Police Officer Standard Training (POST)

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