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I have an age discrimination case. Perhaps, not a strong

I have an age discrimination case. Perhaps, not a strong one. I resigned from my company,because I was getting abusive treatment, and did not want to endure the humiliation.After resigning, I asked for unemployment and received it.Now, the case is trying to settle. My company's defense is that I quit, and they said I wasa "valued" worker. I am wondering if this adds up. Why would a company readily acceptthe resignation of a "valued" worker, and then give him unemployment for a resignation.I understand that employees who resign are often pressured to resign, rather than havea "termination" status on their record. They could they get unemployment. But "valued"workers would be encouraged to stay on. I see my company's stance as a contradiction,an evidence of lying. Please respond.

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John

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I have just received a third written warning from my

I have just received a third written warning from my manager. In the write up, it mentions an email from July 19th. The manager has only been an employee for 2 weeks. I believe I am being targeted to be fired by the assistant lead. I am a 64 year old woman and the assistant is a 50 year old man. Everything was fine until he was hired last October. He ask one of my coworkers to spy on the rest of us and tell him what was said about him. I said to a coworker that I thought he was incompetent. That lead to someone keying my car twice on the same day. Nothing was done. I did file a Police report. Anyway, what can I do when the company fires me?

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Barrister

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I am trying to create a new attendance policy with

I am trying to create a new attendance policy with occurences. my thoughts were to give 6 days for sick days a year plus earned vacation . ive seen it in which if you miss a day that is a occurence and i take one . im trying to figure out tardy , lates, leave early. no call etc. please if you know of a good policy that has been sucessful please let me . im in a customer service type field , hours are mon thru fri 8:30 until 5:00. im needing whoever answers this question has the answer and not just suggestions. i want to be fair but i also want to disciplione bad attendance . please let me no Discipline also,

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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I have an odd situation. I currently am employed by company

Hello,I have an odd situation. I currently am employed by company ABC. Company ABC provides outsourced services for company XYZ. Company XYZ has recently announced it is discontinuing the contract with company ABC.I am a member of their Senior "key management" team, but am under no specific contract restrictions.The client, company XYZ, has offered to pay bonuses to company ABC during the contract termination for company XYZ NOT to offer us alternative employment after the contract ends. This is due to company XYZ wanting to hire all employees and Senior Leadership to work directly for company XYZ without having competition of offers or loss of key management personnel.Can my company, ABC, really prevent me from being hired into a like/similar or vacant position internally so that I have to entertain an offer of employment from company XYZ? It doesn't seem fair to me. (Although may be perfectly legit, I'm just not sure)Kurtis

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Patrick, Esq.

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Was told by one of my upper management team I had been

Was told by one of my upper management team I had been disrespectful insubordinate and should be fired just to be made an example of, the yelling lasted about 30 minutes via phone. have email proof I did nothing out of normal company policy. I'm not the first person this has been done to, last gentleman fired and had a stroke shortly after. A year and a half ago the manager of my departments died of a heart attack at work, would just like yo know if it's worth finding a local lawyer to talk too about intentional emotional distress

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Christopher B, Esq.

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I need guidance on labor workers comp law, ca, no, I am

I need guidance on labor workers comp lawJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: caJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am short term disability from an incident at my existing job, I havent been trying to get referrals to specialists from the workers comp insurance company they are dragging on it.. been 2 months from date of incudence..JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I have been gettting payment but now I have an offer of a new job...and want to take the new job

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Marsha411JD

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I am 68 years old. I have worked for this government agency

I am 68 years old. I have worked for this government agency for last 18 years. I went to HR with my supervisor and manager to complain about not getting a raise for the last 3 years. My performance was at the level of “meeting the job requirement”. For the past years I always got raise at this level .Today I suddenly got this e-mail about “poor performance” and have been asked to come to HR next week .Possibly termination.Can I send them a notice of retirement before such meting and avoid the consequences. I am at the retirement age. I believe I can retire any time and not be respond to HR. Is this correct assumption?Please help. ThanksPrabhu

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Marsha411JD

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My employer wants to know if I left the premesis during work

My employer wants to know if I left the premesis during work hours to go get gas at a store down the street. I told him no but he believes I went. Can he legally look at the convince store security cameras to see if I went to the store? And if he can't can he hold that against me to fire me from my job? Also without proof can he fire me regardless? Even if others tell him they seen me leave? When they actually didn't see me they are just assuming I left.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

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Ok so i usually take my lunch towards the end of my shift

Ok so i usually take my lunch towards the end of my shift because I like to get all of my work out the way before so and nobody says anything about it until we got an assistant manager. She doesn't like me doing it but my main manager knows and so do others and they don't say anything about it. Is it ok if I take my lunch 30 to 40 minutes before I leave?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No i haven't.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No

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Marsha411JD

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