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I recently resigned from a job I held for 10+ years. The

I recently resigned from a job I held for 10+ years. The management changed about 4 years ago, thus creating a terrible work environment. The HR Director with 20+ years at the company resigned once that management came aboard. She was replaced with some that was "handpicked" by CEO and has no HR experience whatsoever.I recently filed a NJ Unemployment claim and needless to say they placed me in "pended" status. I did have the initial phone screening and the examiner stated that she has to speak with the company. Bottom line is I resigned due to constant harassment by CEO during work and off hours. I've report my concerns to HR, but the response was that nothing could be done. I actually still have emails & texts saved to back-up my allegations.Can anything be done? I explained to the examiner that the average person does not resign from a $135K job unless something is drastically wrong.

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ScottyMacEsq

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I was wondering about whether a person convicted of

I was wondering about whether a person convicted of embezzlement and who has gone to jail can still collect unemployment from a different place of workJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: maineJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: in terms of whatJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: https://bangordailynews.com/2016/08/06/news/hancock/ex-employee-pleads-not-guilty-to-embezzling-from-ellsworth-practice/?ref=moreInhancock and http://www.pressherald.com/2016/09/16/orland-woman-pleads-guilty-to-embezzling-from-ellsworth-eye-care-practice/

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Dwayne B.

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I have a question regarding unlawful termination, would you

i have a question regarding unlawful termination, would you be able to provide some information? i live in Las VegasJA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?Customer: HR was in collaboration with my superrvisor and management in regards ***** ***** termination, HR was just pretty much the dept who conveyed their decisionJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: i had signed a letter "at will" agreement, this position was not union and it was full time employmentJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i signed that document approx 5yrs ago

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Patrick, Esq.

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I was recently terminated from my job in Mississippi for

Hello. I was recently terminated from my job in Mississippi for "job abandonment" because I failed to notify ONE of the three people my company policy stated I needed to in the event of unplanned absence. Would I be eligible for unemployment benefits?

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RobertJDFL

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It is a bit of a story, to start with I work for my

it is a bit of a long story, to start with I work for my stepfather's business. This past year my mom found out he was cheating on her. She started divorce proceedings, during the time the proceedings have been going on, a new employee was hired that basically took all my responsibilities. I was not fired but I have almost no work to do, and when I am done. I am told to go home. This has put me in a position where it is getting hard to pay my bills. One of which is rent to my stepfather. Since I am still working I can assume the removal of my old responsibilities ( that at times I am ask to help the new guy with) I did not loose them because of performance or my ability to do the job. Also all this was done with out any communication to me. One day a new person was there doing my job. Due to the strained relation I have with my step father now communication is impossible. I just feel there is something wrong about this, and was wondering if it was also wrong in the law. sorry for the long questionJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New yorkJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of

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John

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I worked for a reputable employer for 18 years and have been

I worked for a reputable employer for 18 years and have been denied my long term disability. While my transition from shor tterm to long term was to happen, I was told to send an email to release my position with the company. I was then denied my long term disability. I live in NC and have filed for SSI but can my employer terminate me while under either disability? I also have a note from my physician stating I cannot return to work. I don't know what to do. I now have only my husbands income.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NCJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that is it at this time. I will be appealing the denial from the insurance company.

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Marsha411JD

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If an employer demands mandatory overtime, what is the

If an employer demands mandatory overtime, what is the minimum amount of time they have to give you. Example, if I work 40 hrs a week and it is Tuesday and they say we have to work Saturday even though I have had plans to go out of town, what is my recourse.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NevadaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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John

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My job will no longer be in existence because my company

My job will no longer be in existence because my company sold the product. There is no comparable position BUT there is another position paying 35K less. I expect that they will ask to lower my salary. Is it legal to do this? Since my present job will be no more, I can get 16 weeks severance based on my time on the job. How can I get them to pay severance?

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Infolawyer

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This question is for Second Opinion please do not close ***

This question is for Second Opinion please do not close ***Hi, I'm at a professional crossroads and am looking for a constructive way to figure and plot a new direction. Presently, in part, I'm a chiropractor, working for a multi-specialty medical group and have been with this group for over two decades but my position has just been downsized. I've also been developing a second career as a songwriter and that is beginning to take hold commercially but financially nowhere in such position as yet to bring in any predictable nor sufficient income. Songwriting is my primary passion and if it sustained me financially I wouldn't be here asking for insight. But I need to survive financially while I continue to develop that.More specifically, due to economic reasons, I've had my chiro position reduced to just 16 hours per week, beginning the 16th of this month. I feel in part that I don't want to practice anymore and would like to explore another career pursuit that's more in harmony and hopefully synergy with my songwriting, perhaps a writing career of some sort, something closer to my passion that sustains me while I continue doing my best to cultivate a fully sustainable endeavor in songwriting.In the immediate, I'd like input on whether it's smart to keep my part-time position and seek an additional part-time position, aiming to increase those hours over time at one or both places, or just resign and take full unemployment and thus have more time to take on a new career evaluation and pursuit. And please advise what steps you'd suggest I undertake to best figure out what synergistic career path to best pursue?Thank you,Robert

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Ray

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