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Im looking for a workmans comp lawyer as my question

im looking for a workmans comp lawyer as my question pertains to thqatJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: floridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: my company is requesting that I do to a workmans comp dr tomorrow

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If i made a complaint about a person to their boss, stating

if i made a complaint about a person to their boss, stating that they hate gays, and lesbians, and that they have been seen pocketing company money and suspected of smoking pot on the job, would they be able to sue me if they claim its all false? mind you this person has already come to my house to threaten me and has also harrassed me on social media.

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Barrister

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We have a problem employee from day one talking back, rude

We have a problem employee from day one talking back, rude to coworkers, comes to work in sweats, is slow and makes a lot of mistakes, she is only with us for a month and a half at a small business. She was written up for taking long breaks, lunches and mistakes and being disrespectful. Two days later she files a grievance alleging harassment against her coworker for being rude to her, calling out her mistakes and/or unprofessional attire but she attributes it to reporting the coworker smoking close to the back of the work building (happened over a month ago) the only thing witnesses say is there is tension between them, no harassment just unprofessional on both parts. Can we terminate the employee now that she has made this frivolous claim, she also printed out emails, documented incidents with the coworker that amount to two coworkers that don't like each other.

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MY EMPLOYER MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM HAS MADE THE WORK PLACE A

MY EMPLOYER MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM HAS MADE THE WORK PLACE A SMOKE FEE CAMPUS BUT THERE IS ONE PROBLEM THEY DONT OWN THE BUILDING OR THE GROUNDS. THE BULIDING IT SELF IS NOT SMOKE FREE THEY HAVE NOT INFORCE THAT. WE ARE NOT THE ONLY COMAPY I THIS BUILDING AND THERE IS A SMOKING AREA FOR SMOKERS AND THERE ARE PEOPLE SMOKING IN THAT AREA. CAN I BE FIRED FOR SMOKING IN THE SMOKING AREA EVEN THOUGH MY EMPLOYER DOESNT WANT US TO SMOKE BUT THE BUILDING IT SELF IS NOT OWNED BY THEM AND THEY DO ALLOW SMOKING.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I DONT THINK SO BECAUSE HOW WOULD YOU FILE SOMETHING IT THE BUILDING IT SELF HAS A SMOKING AREAJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: IM ASKING BECAUSE IM ABOUT TO TAKE A STAND AND I AM THE ONLY ONE WHO WILL IF THEY FIRE ME I JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT I HAVE A CASE TO SUE THEM FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION BECAUSE THERE ARE STILL SMOKING AREAS IN MULTI PARTS OF THE BUILING OUTSIDE.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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What can I do about my General Manager folling me on my 30

What can I do about my General Manager folling me on my 30 minute break off the employer's Property?I was on way to the shell gas station to purchase something to eat for lunch and on my way there I decided to smoke a non marijuana product containing 0.00% THC but it has an odor like marijuana and my Supervisor smelled the product so he treminated my enployment at the company because He felt that I was consuming a Marijuana product.I took the product along with label to him and therefore be still terminated my employment.Do I have a case against this employer?

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ScottyMacEsq

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Alright, here's my lengthy question... I was formerly a

Alright, here's my lengthy question...I was formerly a Network Administrator at the City of Englewood and Littleton/Englewood Waste Water Treatment plant. When I began my role there in December of 2014 as a contractor and was brought on as a full time employee a few months later. I got along with everyone at the city that I worked with, save one individual named Justice. This individual attacked me personally and began blaming technical problems that would crop up on the work I was performing despite the fact that root-cause-analysis would consistently show I didn't case the issues. After dealing with this abuse on multiple occasions, I set up a meeting between him, myself, my manager (Marcus), and the IT Manager (Kenny). After expressing my grievances and asking for an apology and for the targeted attacks to stop, he responded by calling me "racist" (he's an African individual from Ghana) and accused me of saying things I had never said. By this point in time, he had sent a group message regarding me saying, "I want to give someone a shovel at an undisclosed site to dig a hole 6 feet <>"Months later, the IT manager left the organization and after some closed-door meetings, Justice was promoted to an "Interim IT Manager" position. In the months that followed, I was treated differently than the rest of the IT staff. My requests for time off (or anything, really) were refuted without reason. Eventually, my direct manager (Marcus) left the organization and brought what had happened during that closed door meeting to light to the HR department. HR initiated an investigation into the matter, interviewing myself and other IT staff. At this time, I also emailed the City Manager (Eric Keck) to apprise him of my concern and give him clarification on all of the events that transpired. He replied to my email saying, "I want you to know that I really appreciate you raising this issue and can promise that there will be no retaliation for you coming forward. I do not operate in that way and want to have harmony and everyone singing out of the same hymnal moving forward." HR never followed up on the matter.At that point in time the city hired a new Assistant City Manager (Murphy Robinson - an African American individual who used to work for the city of Brighton). I'm not sure what was said by Justice to Murphy, but there soon came a time when the two of them decided to deny me time off I had already accrued. I asked for a meeting to be convened with HR and, at this time brought my friend with me who is a lawyer. It was clear they were denying only myself time off (flex days) that were accrued and no one else in the department but myself was affected by this targeted action. Following this meeting, Murphy and Justice granted me the time off that I had earned.Murphy and Eric eventually hired a new IT Director (Margaret) who was a friend of Murphy's from the City of Brighton. Margaret interviewed me for 30 minutes, asking only basic questions about my job and when my probationary period with the city was ending. 2-3 weeks after she was hired, she terminated my position, citing an inability to perform my job function as the reason. However, my former manager, the former IT manager and anyone else I worked with at the city would characterize my job performance as exemplary, exceeding the expectations of my job description and requirements. During my time there, I completed a great number of projects, not only for the city but for the waste water treatment plant as well. I was not terminated for anything related to job performance - I was terminated because I fought back when I was being abused in my position.Please let me know if you think I would have a case against the city. I have screenshots of the text messages sent by Justice, emails denying my requests by Justice without legitimate reasoning, an attempt to deprive me of earned time off by Justice and Murphy, and a letter from the City Manager himself containing a promise that I would not be retaliated against. I also have testimony from several former employees at the city who worked in the department and witnessed these events.Thank you,Nick

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I failed a drug test and i do not use illegal drugs i dont

I failed a drug test and i do not use illegal drugs i dont even smoke cigarettes and when i requested a retest they stated that i would have to pay up to $270 for that. I need to know my right and how to contest this cause i can not let this reflect on my record because of my CDLJA: Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: No union im a contract owner operatorJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No just would like legal advice on how to handle this situation in the appropriateate manor

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ScottyMacEsq

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I am a city employee in a small town.The public librarian.

I am a city employee in a small town.The public librarian. This year 5 other employees got a 50 cent raise and I got a quarter. When I asked the city clerk why, she wouldn't tell me and told me it was my fault for not coming to the meeting. I then asked the mayor and he met with me and said that at the council meeting one of the council members stated that I took too many smoke breaks and played games on the computer and didn't deserve 50 cents. This member has no idea what I do at my job.I quit smoking in February. I asked one of the library board members to go to the next council meeting and ask this city council member where he got his information from. Before the meeting could take place the mayor told the library board member that it would be wise to just drop this because if we don't the city will look in to cutting my hours and take away my insurance. Is this legal?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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In my case I feel like I was treated unfair in my

In my case I feel like I was treated unfair in my workplace... place.. Last week Tuesday I had in incident my on the fork lift back in into a cart knock off a little paint of the lift bump to bump incident.. I know company has work policy. So later on the the day they brought me to the conference room and told that I needed to go to the clinic and screen test I confessed to that I smoke a little pot over the weekend.. I meant what I'm saying Is ...there was an incident with the lift before me another coworker crash the lift in the building knock out a sheet of metal and he didn't get test or nothing all they did was told him he couldn't operate the lift until further notice ..I worked for this company for almost 5 years never complain to anybody got along with everybody never missed work pick up shift work all the overtime they provide me..I did everything they told me.. First incident I had with the company.. Since I started working there.. So I was force to resign from my position now I'm out of work this very stressful

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Ely

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