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I separated from my company as a coo and have a separation

I separated from my company as a coo and have a separation agreement in place with them. They asked me to respond to some questions regarding a matter I responded 2 days later after receiving the questions via email. However they have stopped my direct deposit bi weekly separation payments. HR told me the CEO did not think I was up going to respond to the questions hence they cut off my separation payments with no notification to me. What should I do next.JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: Yes HR in this company is no help. HR knew the separation payments would be discontinuedJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I separated from the company it's severance payJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time.

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If I have been terminated does the employer have a duty to

If I have been terminated does the employer have a duty to inform the employee of this act of termination? If an employee is terminated is the employer obligated to payout the employee for vacation hours accrued?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Arizona. This is for a multi-million dollar company, Circle K. I was never told I was terminated, but they have never contacted me for 10 days now.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I was a F/T, 8 1/2 yr. Senior Assistant Manager. The last I heard was they were going to send the issue up the chain of command.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's all Pearl. Just acknowledgement of termination and vacation accrual payout.

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Dwayne B.

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Re Unemployment benefit. I received a "lump sum" severance

Re Unemployment benefit. I received a "lump sum" severance check from prior employer (team layed off due to closing dept). Georgia Labor is dividing my weekly income into this amount and delaying my UI. How can they interpret the statute to do this and help corporations over it's citizens. I signed an agreement to not sue the company so I could receive this severance, and now I am having to wait 3 months to get unemployment even though my severance was a 1-time payment (not spread out over a period of time. Any direction on how I can research this ? Thanks Shari LarsonJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: GeorgiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: They approved it, but then sent 2nd notice disqualifying it for 13 weeks and told me to reapply then based onJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Section II- Legal basis for determination: Section 34-8-194(5)(A) of the Employment Security Law says that you cannot be paid unemployment when you are receiving or have received any pay related to your separation. Separation payments which are less than your weekly wage will be applied based on your most recent weekly wage for a standard work week. You cannot draw benefits if the payments are more than the weekly benefit amount of your claim.

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TJ, Esq.

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I was informed a few months ago that my last day at work

I was informed a few months ago that my last day at work will be May 26. I am 62 1/2 years old and have a company pension that will be permanently reduced. I have a statement saying that I will have severance pay My problem is I am annoyed that my pension is reduced while I have heard some people have their age/service adjusted for a higher benefit. This is not spoken about and HR denies it.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am afraid to request a meeting to request a review for fear that my severence pay may be retracted. I am in New YorkJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full time. I have been with the company 33 years and my job has been outsourced to India. I am in the process of training my replacements.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I cannot think of anything else

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My husband was employed by a medical device company located

My husband was employed by a medical device company located in Illinois as a Regional Service Director for the southeast region for 18 years to find himself being laid off on January 7, 2016. He received severance pay for 12 months and his last payment was January 11, 2017. He went to the Deaprtment of Labor here in Augusta GA where we have lived 26 years and applied for unemployment insurance and found out that he's is not eligible for unemployment until March 25th and only for 14 weeks. We quite frankly don't understand the labor laws and would like to know why there is a restriction in his case. He was not permitted to apply in his field of work for 12 months due to a non compete clause he had to sign. Please advise. Thank you!

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I have been with my company for 21 plus years promoted to VP

I have been with my company for 21 plus years promoted to VP 3weeks ago. On Friday they told me they were letting me go on Wednesday. They are letting others go but not VP. No cause for my release. A business decision to help elevate overhead. All employees know that I'm an integral employee and wear many hats in our office. They said they were giving me 2 weeks severance. Am I entitled to more severance?

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Dwayne B.

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I was recently off and due to my circumstances feel my

Hello. I was recently laid off and due to my circumstances feel my position was chosen as a result of retaliation. I am in Texas and wanted to get some advice. Thanks!JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I had reached out to the HR Dept in 2015 and had concerns with how management was treating me and at that time my direct manager is married to the next level management. There are more details regarding this and I can go into more specifics. Also that I had an attorney look over my separation agreement and together drafted a letter to send to HR and have not received any correspondace from them. ThanksJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Texas

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Marsha, I am closing one of two of my locations. I am giving

Hi Marsha, I am closing one of two of my locations. I am giving the employees and customers a 30 day notice. What obligations do I have to my employees? Are they able to apply for unemployment. Thank you so much.

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I was hired as a regional RN clinical liaison on dec 1 2016.

I was hired as a regional RN clinical liaison on dec 1 2016. I reported directly to the CEO. 2 weeks ago I was told that my position was being eliminated but I could be an admissions nurse for a nursing home. I have no experience in this role. I worked in the role for 2 weeks without any orientation. I was told 5 days ago that I no longer had that position but I could be a staff nurse which is less pay, I have no experience working in a nursing home and I'm unable to work the hours they want due to my epilepsy. If I resign can I ask for 2-3 weeks severance pay. I was told in January by the CEO that my job wasn't in jeopardy although the company wasn't doing well.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OhioJA: 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: no

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