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I was terminated about 90 days after a 7 month medical leave

I was terminated about 90 days after a 7 month medical leave of absence. When I returned to work I was put on a 90 Day performance review. In the commercial insurance business, it can take a year of so to land an account. The day I was terminated 5/9/2016, I was told that " the company made a business decision to move forward without me". Since then I filed for unemployment and have been denied benefits pending an investigation. My employer stated to unemployment that I was terminated due to "misconduct". I do not feel that I have done anything wrong and that they have manipulated my personal file after the fact. Why would they not discuss my misconduct with me first before terminating me if that were the case?What can I do?Thanks *****

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I am an employer who hired an employee with a bilingual skill

I am an employer who hired an employee with a bilingual skill set. The employee has been providing this service to our patients for >15 months. The employee is now refusing to continue translating for our Spanish speaking patients stating she was not hired for that task and wants more money to do so. This is a travesty to our patients who use Spanish as their first language. We have changed this employees job description to include her bilingual skill set. The employee is telling her co-workers that we cannot do that. Stating that she is being discriminated against because she is Hispanic. Does this complaint have merit?JA: Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Anything else I can tell the Employment Lawyer before I connect you two?Customer: The employee did receive a disciplinary warning for insubordination, after she refused to translate for a patient that had metal in his eye.JA: 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 connect you two.

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I was terminated because a ex boyfriend whom

I was terminated for misconduct because a ex boyfriend whom I have an order of protection against, continued to write and call my place of employment, saying I was using and selling marijuana to the children I worked around(Rockford Board of Education as a Head Cashier/Lead Cook), until the school came and tested me, and I tested positive for marijuana. I won my unemployment case against them, because it was hearsay and no misconduct of work involved. Can I sue them for anything like unlawful termination, lost of regular wages, late fees for rent because I had to fight for unemployment?

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There I have a question about harasasment

hello there I have a question about sexual harasasment

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I resigned from my town government jog in New York State rather

I resigned from my town government jog in New York State rather than face disciplinary (Section 75) charges for misconduct. I signed a very generous agreement, but nevertheless I consider it an involuntary resignation. Will I be eligible for unemployment insurance? I am 65 years old.

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Allen M., Esq.

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My employment has been terminated - I

Hi,My employment has been terminated for misconduct - I defaced a poster on my colleague's desk with a swear word written in Chinese. My intentions were not malicious - I was merely trying to be friendly in a cheeky way with the colleague (also male, similar age group). My intention was to establish a stronger, more casual working relationship with him. After seeing his reaction to the message, which was anger, I immediately apologized to him in person and explained my friendly intentions. I also immediately sent an email to my manager explaining the situation. He however still found the incident offensive and filed a complaint to HR. After a review of the incident, HR determined this to be a case of harassment, and gave notice of termination of my employment.They also warned me that the colleague does not consider the episode to be over and is considering pressing charges. Considering that he is still employed, has not missed a day of work since the incident and I have accepted the penalty (loss of employment), are there any valid grounds on which he can still press charges against me? If so, what are the possible charges that can be filed, and what can I do to protect myself in anticipation?Thank you.

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I filed and was denied. I left

I filed for unemployment and was denied. I left for health reasons. Anxiety depression. Tried talking to my supervisor casually about my situation long. Story short I quite. Should I appeal.

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I was suspended one week ago without pay pending

Hello,I was suspended one week ago without pay pending investigation into allegations against me. To date I have not received any further communication via phone or mail. My computer, mobile phone and purchase card were shut down and I was asked to ship to corporate office next business day. Supervisor would not disclose reasons for suspension or answer any questions. What are my rights? I'm mid level management and they are an at will company located in Wisconsin. I work out of my home in North Carolina.

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Allen M., Esq.

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I was terminated from my cashier job at Walmart. I was accused

I was terminated from my cashier job at Walmart. I was accused of taking $20 that was left at self-check out by a customer that called in. They informed me that they viewed tapes that showed me placing bill on a carton of eggs then on a clipboard or a binder. But at no time did they view me returning bill to a customer which is what I did. I requested to view the tape but was told NO! I did file for Unemployment benefits. I received a copy of Notice of Determination that was sent to employer which stated that they discharged me because of suspected theft and misconduct connected with the work had not been established. I am currently receiving UI benefits. I just want to find out if I have the right to receive some type of compensation from this employer because this whole episode caused so much stress that I became very ill and had to seek medical attention. I am still having problems that resulted from stress. Thank you for any guidance or response.

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