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I recently left a very secure position as an Activity

I recently left a very secure position as an Activity Director to accept a position w/ Hoamco as their Activity Director. It came with 3 interviews 3 separate dates. 1 With the property mnger 2 With the Board of 5 Directors 3 the Executive Director. After all the interviews the ED asked me to take a personality skills test & a software test was also required but she opted to not give it to me. She said your already hired so you don't need to do the software test. After being there 1 wk the BODs made changes to the position & added more software to my responsibilities. The training for the initial software was set up to be via conference call with the former employee who had my position. I was told by the BOD that she still wanted the position. The calls for training were from her home with many interruptions. Dogs barking, contractors interrupting as she was having her home renovated. She had to call back twice. She informed the ED & BOD I wasn't grasping the training & I was fired.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I'm not happy at my job and they are not happy with. I

Hi... I'm not happy at my job and they are not happy with. I plan on giving notice and changing my profession. My question is I would like to give them advance notification such as employment end date of August 1. Rather than the traditional 2 weeks. Typically a company will pay you for the two weeks and ask you to leave. So if they ask me to leave now rather than the date I provided are they obligated to pay for the time I indicated or can I collect unemployment for the time difference considering I was asked to leave and willing to work?

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Patrick, Esq.

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I'm not sure if it an issue or not. In early 2014 I was

I'm not sure if it an issue or not. In early 2014 I was demoted a step down the career ladder. This came as a shock. I petitioned the demotion and was told it was staying as is. My manager & director agreed to review with me and advise the areas I was falling short. Meeting never happened. I got HR involved & still no resolution. This carried on into 2015.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am in Delaware, but HQ is Florida. Mid February 2015 I was involved in a random physical assault (not related to work). I went through all my vacation and sick time and had an approved unpaid leave of absence. I ended up being separated in September 2015. Still no reason/resolution to my demotion and HR said could not discuss while on leave. It is still very upsetting & I don't know what to do.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I have not. I was just searching for information when you encountered me!JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I was employed for nine years and two months at the time I was separated. I have been in recovery (physical, emotional, psychological) and am now working with Vocational Rehab and my therapist to re-enter the work force. I just can't seem to bring myself to a point where I'm not thinking of what was so egregious that I was demoted. The alternative would have been to keep me at the Senior Staff level and let me know I wasn't cutting it. I would have been reviewed again in a year instead of the usual review every two years. Hopefully this makes sense.JA: OK. Got it. 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 then connect you two.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I am an RN and have worked Hospital Corporation in Houston

I am an RN and have worked for a Hospital Corporation in Houston for 38 years starting this year in approximately February I received two disciplinary write-ups 4 two consistent items and then I received a third right up for inefficient use of time and so I was going to be terminated butI mentioned that my charge nurse had been creating unwelcome atmosphere concerning time I needed to take off at various times under FMLA,which I have had yearly for app.6 yrs due to a chronic disability.So the HR mgr put.me on a 2 day suspension for investigation.When I returned to work is when I was terminated,although they. had given me the option to resignI did not take that option in. case I had a course of action or could receive unemployment benefits.I am 61,and will have a hard time finding another nursing joh as I had a desk job,annd those are few to be found.Thank you for your advice

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Marsha411JD

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I recently resigned from a position of 90 days because the

I recently resigned from a position of 90 days because the person I reported to was verbally and body language abusive on a daily basis. His attitude towards me became more so after I informed him he was intimidating to my staff, etc. long story short- I walked into a mess at this job and accomplished many good things in a short time. When I gave 30 days notice after seeing company execs emailing how incompetent the business office was, I was informed I would be leaving immediately.This company pursued me for months and I resigned my other job for them. They are paying me two weeks resignation pay and waiving a Sign-on bonus and moving expenses. I am now jobless with two mortgages, etc. Do I have any rights here? I have enough proof from other employees to show this is a hostile working environment.Thank you

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Patrick, Esq.

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I am a teacher. My contract was not renewed. was I let go or

I am a teacher. My contract was not renewed. was I let go or discharged?

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Patrick, Esq.

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I've just been fired from my job as an Assistant Vice

I've just been fired from my job as an Assistant Vice President of an insurance company. I've been managing a remote location in Idaho from Seattle, WA for 6 years. Last winter, 2015, I was asked to move to the Idaho location to better manage the team because we were growing. I resisted since I'm 5 years from retirement but my manager, the CEO advised that's where the job was. I agreed and moved in March of the next year. Due to some communication issues with the team, I suggested we do some communication/team building meetings with my direct reports. My manager assigned an outside consultant and personal coach for me and the team. At no time was I advised I was on performance warning and I specifically asked prior the move, the staff's sudden resistance and subsequent to some of the feedback the consultant gave after talking to the team. We all participated in a team building exercises and created development plans. We Were working the plans when on June 9th, I was fired. My manager advised I was not a fit, like a sports team it was time to bring in another coach and a meeting I had on an unrelated project was a disaster based on feedback. Now I've received a release form to sign relinquishing all my rights. I'm a 55 year old, black women so this makes me very nervous. However, I been given 12 weeks of severance and they've agreed to ship all my belongings and car back to Seattle, WA if I sign. I accept that I'm not wanted in Idaho but is this release standard?

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Delta-Lawyer

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I have been receiving unemployment in Texas. I started a job

I have been receiving unemployment in Texas. I started a job last Wednesday, and it is horrible. Does Texas have a 30-day period where you can basically try to see if a job works out but still go back to claiming your original unemployment? The job I started is not providing me on the job training for my position. They also told me I was hired to be a medical assistant/scheduler, but the people in the office told me I was just to answer phones and take messages Is there any way to go back and still claim my unemployment from my original job?

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Patrick, Esq.

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The only employee I have had been stealing money, tools, and

The only employee I have had been stealing money, tools, and equipment. What is the first thing I should do before firing her and not file for unemployment?

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