Law Educator, We discussed job accommodations with you last
Hi, Law Educator,We discussed job accommodations with you last week.I was wondering, what you think about this case and the opinion of the authors at the end.And what U.S. equivalent law would there be to the Canadian "Human Rights Legislation" (based on ALL reference to it) -- ADA is for sure. Anything else in door of hnjb
I was a project manager/salesman for a local GC from
I was a project manager/salesman for a local GC from January-September 9. I sold/got signed contracts and took deposits for jobs to be completed, from 8 customers. The GC I sold for, took all of that money and more from his various businesses here in Columbus and is now MIA with the FBI investigating his disappearance. Through all of this, I have discovered that his wife actually owned his businesses. She has a legal team representing her. She doesn't want me to call my customers and has done nothing herself to resolve the situation with the customers. My family's safety has been threatened by one customer and many more are threatening to sue the company or go to the media. IJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I no longer have my job, my reputation is being threatened and money was still owed to me. Columbus, OHJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: At will..... independent contractorJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no, just need advisement of how to protect myself
I have been an RN for over 21 years and with this hospital
I have been an RN for over 21 years and with this hospital for over 14 years in a Director capacity. I have had an exemplary career with positive job performance evaluations and never any disciplinary action. I made a report to my immediate supervisor (chief nursing officer), as well as the Director of Human Resources (HRD), that the work environment had become hostile and that I feared retaliation if I reported any patient safety issues. Shortly thereafter, our CNO was forced to resign and the HRD contacted me at home and advised me that I should accept the job position I had been offered by another hospital because of information she had learned. Essentially, that members of the new asministrative team were looking for any reason to terminate my employment and replace me with an employee from a sister hospital because they could pay said employee significantly less than my salary and that they needed to find a position for said employee because the sister hospital was overstaffed. I had conversations with this new team about my future employment and was overly assured that I was a valuable asset that they had no intention of replacing.
I feel like this is a little bit complicated because Arizona
I feel like this is a little bit complicated because Arizona supposed to be a right-to-work state I was fired for insubordination for asking to go to a family reunion twice then I was told I was being fired because the owner did not like our conversation now I have the recordings of the conversation I had with the owner which was very cordial I also have a conversation with the manager basically my boss saying that I had asked I had asked to go to my family reunion he said I'll try the second and ask I believe he never asked a first time after after I had gotten fired I asked for a letter stating that I was no longer working there because I needed to change my insurance for my children I had asked him 3 times to send me this paperwork he didn't never return it send it to me in fact after the second time he stopped answering my call I lost my insurance for my kids I also have recording saying that they were moving me from full time status to part-time status because I did go to school part time and I went during my lunch and the owner was surprised to find out I went to school again my manager never told her I went to school I do have the recording of me being fired for insubordination my boss telling me that yes you're being fired for insubordination for asking twice to go to a family reunion I was being told that the owner didn't like our conversation together I really believe that the manager we going to have issues with me and possibly the owner she only spoke to me twice with the manager though he would not go and talk to the owner about things I would ask him I asked him about a bonus he never talked to their own the rest of the office got it I did not I had worked more than 42 hours a week for the year the entire year I cannot get my vacation time or pay I would ask for supplies I would never get my supplies such as ink paper I actually I had to write a formal letter stating and asking why I did not receive my items why have I had to ask repeatedly for the things that I needed to do my job and when I brought up such as things that were needed in the office that are required by them such as first aid kit eyewash station because we did have chemicals on his property I believe once I started bringing up safety issues that made them feel they could fire me because not only with the safety issues about bringing up bonuses and how I was being treated unfairly how what they were doing to me was unethical and I'm not right and morally wrong I believe because I had wrote a formal letter saying that I needed supplies to do my job then I was I was told that I had to every time I stepped away from my desk I had to email or text my boss every time that was whether I had to go pee or went to go get a drink of water or had to go downstairs to have drivers or driver sheets every time and I had told them that that isn't right now is that my job and I was told it was my job to text every time I stepped away from the desk that is when I told them that it was unfair and not right I felt what they were doing was not right unethical that you do not treat people like that you not treat employees like that to make them feel miserable about everything they were doing but I had they had just hired a new girl and she was afraid to go to the bathroom because she felt if she went to the bathroom she might be in the bathroom too long I had called the other office because my boss and told me that the other office had to do this and I have spoken to other places and they told me know why would we have to email or text him every time they went to the bathroom got up to get a drink of water too get a pencil sharpened two hand another person a piece of paper so the boss had told me they had to do that I come to find out they didn't think he was only making me do it oh and the new girl they hired also after they had fired me no one had actually answered they stopped having people answer the phone in my office apparently it really wasn't my job to answer the phone with my boss said it was part of my job that I had to do this and I told them that I felt that they were micromanage mean so much to the point where I couldn't do my job and they were making going out of their way to make me feel miserable too or possibly hoping I would quit and I didn't quit and I felt and because I had stood up for what I believed was unethical and wasn't the ocean shoe writing a formal letter and asking for supplies my bonus my hours and why I was being moved to part-time from full time when I was actually working 42 hours a year weekly for the entire year because I begin to notice that my boss was not doing actually what I needed Ashton to do for me and to such as vacation family reunion to supply the things I needed to do my job I think he was afraid of the boss I wasn't I had actually said some things that I think made him feel emasculated because I brought up the point that if the owner had cut his balls off and he was afraid to ask her to for me to go to a family reunion was wrong but he would not do this AZ a manager shouldn't do this was not right 2 weeks after these things had been brought up and things I had complained about things I have needed I got fired that is why I don't feel like I was being singled out because I have brought up issues also I feel that there was a lot of discrimination towards me because I work in a completely different office then my boss I also feel that my boss maybe not the manager because I was a woman if I was a man I'm sure he would have jumper really quick because this is a Mansfield that I was working in mainly male-dominated so my question is did they have the right to fire me because I stood up for myself brought up issues that need to be taken care of brought up things that I felt were unethical not right how you treating people are human beings in general that I was being treated differently than everyone else I keep getting told that because Arizona as a right-to-work state they had the right to fire me if I picked my nose is this true do they have the right to fire me because of these reasons because Arizona is a right-to-work state because I felt like I wasn't being submissive enough to them do I need to get an attorney and is it hurt an attorney who is willing to take on my case feel like as if I have been walked on by my employers and if I need an attorney if they know that I am not capable of being able to afford an attorney what can I do is there an attorney out there who would be able to help me
I took a drug screen test and listed my prescriptions. The
I took a drug screen test and listed my prescriptions. The MRO contacted me on Tuesday of this week. He asked me if there was something that would cause my drug test positive. Then he asked me my pharmacy and gave him the information. He then said that he will check for the prescription and evaluate abuse. I asked him what does that mean and he said if I was taking 90 bills a month instead of 60 would be considered drug abuse. He said once he valifys with the pharmacy then he will say the test was negative. Anyway, on Thursday there was no validation with my recruiter. The recruiter suggested to call the MRO and ask why there has not a final result. I contacted him on Thursday and gave my name and # and he didn't call back. I called Friday again and to speak with him. I was then called back by someone else and they said after he reviewed with my pharmacy, I have until next Tuesday at 5 to get my doctor to send him via fax I can do my job safety, etc. I take Valuim bid and do have a prescription for phentermiine that got filled days before my test but missed several doses. I called my doctor and he will send a report by Tuesday morning. I wrote down all my medications and I am embarrassed because the recruiters are aware it is with the MRO and it has taking days for his response and I felt like I did everything I am suppose to. They said if the doctor doesn't get back with them at 5 pm Tuesday after all this the test would be reported positive. I don't get my medication filled until the allowed time.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Once he varified the prescription of Valium and no abuse from pharmacy, he would report negative. Sorry, the Valium and phentermiine listed on my initial drug screen medications and I go to CVS. You can't get your medications filled early. The phentermiine is used for my ADHD.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: What do you mean? I am an RN trying to get a job at Methodist.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Why should I be connected to a lawyer?
Is there a legal remedy for a groundskeeper for an off
Is there a legal remedy for a groundskeeper for an off campus student housing complex (privately owned) who, to date, has had trash bags thrown down at him from the third and fourth floors. He is unable to determine which student and the bldg manager has ignored the issue and made no attempt at discovery through several cameras covering the area. The groundskeeper considers this unclean and potentially harmful. His third complaint led to an early dismissal for the day and he fears he will be fired if he complains again.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Tennessee, MemphisJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not by the manager; the groundskeeper did write a note with dates of occurrancesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just wanted to know if there is a legal remedy that doesn't result in job loss.
A co-worker came down with shingles her office is next to
A co-worker came down with shingles her office is next to mine, employee health called me and tells me I've been exposed that I need to take a blood test, they need to draw blood. I looked up how to identify shingles and its not a blood test. Can they make me take a blood test?
I'm doing some research on unfair discipline from my
Hi Pearl ... I'm doing some research on unfair discipline from my employerJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Florida is mostly at will, I am a full time employee, I am an RNJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not sure, I have been an RN for 23 years and this is the first time I have been put in this position
I'm on prescription xanex 1 mg for sleep. can a Texas
I'm on prescription xanex 1 mg for sleep. can a Texas hospital deny me employment as a nurseJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: per diem and no unionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no i'm a nurse