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I was wondering what recourse I have, if any, as I was

I was wondering what recourse I have, if any, as I was falsely accused of breaching confidentiality at my workplace. In all truth, I was so humiliated, and the accusation was untrue. I have been asked to document everything I did from last Tuesday through last Friday, including who I ate lunch and dinner with and where. In all truth, I don't want to return to work; I have only worked there 10 days and I feel they are an unethical company.JA: Was this discussed with a manager, HR, or an attorney?Customer: A Director. She is my supervisor, conducted the interview, hired me and processed my new hire paperwork.JA: Is the employment "at will," union, full time, or part time?Customer: 'at will', 'full-time'JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't really know, I have never been in this position before. The Director told me that she was 'lambasted and broad-sided' on her travel home from an offsite meeting that my name by 'Kim' that I 'cost the company' a real estate deal. That she was with the understanding that I had lunch (then it changed to dinner) with my former employer and I cost them 'the deal'. I work for a real estate property management company. I did speak with my former employer, on the telephone, she shared that 'Kim was going to bring them an offer' on their building - I said, 'that's great, I am happy for you'. My former employer was out of state and I did not have any type of meal with them last week, nor did I have knowledge an offer was even being presented. I do not feel that I violated any type of confidentiality to either company.

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Barrister

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Management female boss, male employee of apostolic faith

I amMid management female boss, male employee of apostolic faith will not follow rules. owner of company laughs off issue.

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Dwayne B.

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I have an employee who retaliates because I gave him a note

I have an employee who retaliates because I gave him a note to put a cardboard under the hood of his car because his car has been leaking oil thus making the office parking spot dirty. He's been insubordinate since I denied him for a raise.JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And do you know who owns the lot?Customer: California. The office owns the lot.JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Yes. It's at will and he's full. Employed now for 9 months.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He gave me a note from the dentist that he's going to have a tooth extracts on Friday, the 28th of this month. Can I terminate him before then?

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RobertJDFL

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Juris Doctorate

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I made a verbal agreement with my aunt in late February of

I made a verbal agreement with my aunt in late February of 2016 (no recollection of specific date). She called me in a moment of desperation asking for my assistance with her son, my 17 year-old, autistic cousin in such a way that he would be able to become independent enough to attend college on his own; this was a shared dream of his mother and deceased father). My aunt felt that he needed a male influence in his life during this important time in his life as he prepares for college. He had two remaining years of high school at the time of our phone call. She said she knew that it sounded crazy but she would match my current salary and do it for as long as I could. It meant quitting my job, sacrificing my social life in NJ/NY to move to FL for at least a year, and all my other family members live in NJ; a huge sacrifice. But I knew she and my cousin needed me. I told her I would think about it for a while and consider all the impacts it would have on my life, and answered “yes” about 1 month later.I have always had a good relationship with my aunt, uncle (deceased), and cousin. Which is why my aunt called me in the first place. My uncle left her quite a bit of money and they had always been very wealthy, so I knew that she could financially afford to make a crazy proposition like this. However, she started seeing a new man in March and got married very quickly in November. My aunt completely moved to Boston (where this new man was from) by August, so I was effectively working as a single parent in FL while my aunt was developing a relationship 1500 miles away in Boston from day one.. This quickly became involved in my (still verbal) agreement with my aunt and one day we all met up for a lunch meeting and he gave me a typed agreement laying out specifics of what was to be expected of me and my duties and the salary was broken down (rent, insurance, base pay, and length/amount of pay periods. It specified that there would be "24 biweekly pay periods”, but it was assumed by all parties (me, my aunt, and my “new uncle) at the time that the number would be closer to 48 (two years). It mentions that this is a “working outline and will need to be adjusted as things arise”. This was signed by me and my new uncle on 8/15/2016 (my first day) but there were never any more agreements written, signed, or even talking about.In mid-March, my aunt and new uncle started talking to my cousin and I about the chances of my cousin attending a golf academy next year that is a boarding school. Which means that my services would no longer be required. Because the school year starts in mid-August 2017, I assumed that I would work until then and get my last paycheck on August 15th. However, on Thursday, April 20th 2017, they told me that my cousin would start living at the academy immediately after graduation starting June 15th and that my last payment will be on June 15th..I feel that I made a very large sacrifice (career, prestige, family/friend social life) for them before my new uncle even came into the picture, but now everything is changing so much in the family since his addition. It was mainly his idea for my cousin to attend this academy and stop going to the private school he had attended since kindergarten... Now I am going to have some trouble looking for solid work and having to move back to NJ in June instead of August and we have this written and signed by both parties. I don't believe I have done anything to breach our contract/agreement, and I have many documented instances of breaches (late on 75% of payments, additional “favors” and constant use of me to do “dirty work” or menial tasks that they don't want to undertake.My question is: Is this a legally enforceable contract that would stand in my favor in court and am I entitled to the remainder of the contract's payments? They are equivalent to the final 2 months (4 pay periods) of payment of the “24 pay periods” mentioned in the contract.Thank you!

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Loren

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<y husband was fired from his job because I quit my" We

lt;y husband was fired from his job because I quit my "JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: We worked at the same company for a coupel years Colorado springs coJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: nto yet not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i wanted to talk to someone to see if is it worth filing

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We had an applicant check "no" on criminal convictions on an

We had an applicant check "no" on criminal convictions on an application in Dallas, and then the background check came back with a significant finding. The applicant was offered a contingent position as a manager in our restaurant, but we feel like there is a liability in bringing them on board given the info on the background check. I want to be sure that we are not violating a Ban the Box issue, and what our burden is for rescinding an offer.

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RobertJDFL

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I have an employee who was report of using opiate injection

I have an employee who was report of using opiate injection but she had a negative urine test after 3 days that was reported. I asked her to have another test that using her hair for the test.... She agrees to go. What do I expect from the test if it is positive? the dilemma is she had a hairtransplant in January and hemorrhoid procedure in March. what right do I as an employer or her as an employee has?

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Barrister

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This is a Utah question, if you have a reduction in force

This is a Utah question, if you have a reduction in force are you required topay people within 24 hours? What about severance can that be held until thenext pay period?

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Well the other day I was working and a manager came up to me

well the other day I was working and a manager came up to me and yelled at me like a dog saying I don't know whats going on but your starting stuff with Erica it needs to stop it needs to stop and he kept saying it needs to stop and to stop and all I was trying to tell him is that I wasn't even doing anything cause I wasn't I was working and then hes like okay you don't have a job go and he tried pushing me to leave and I wouldn't so he went back and crossed my name off and then didn't talk to me the rest of the shift then i asked another manager that worked that day if i was suppose to leave and she was like nope he didn't tell me anything.. I called last night I asked the manager if i was fired and she said she didn't know and to come in i did and the manager let me work then the main manager came in and the manager that fired me came in and yelled at the main manager about letting me be there and then they sent me homeJA: Andy is my manager. Such a nice man. Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: and this is all because some girl told him i was trying to start stuff when i wasn't she just has something against me and wants to start stuff and they favor her and i have worked there for 6 years and they treat me like crap and they promote everyone but me i have been there for six years and make 8.65 an hour whileJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: i work 32 hours a week usuallyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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