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My boss has me on a suspicious probation plan. I have been

Hello. My boss has me on a suspicious probation plan. I have been with my company for over 7 years, with 6 different managers, and he decided recently that my performance is not up to par. During this timeframe, I have also won an award, in the past have caught errors made by others, and am being docked for things that aren't my responsibility. Please advise on how I can sue if fired and what steps I should take right now.

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Allen M., Esq.

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In pa. would i be eligible for unemployment, if i was under

in pa. would i be eligible for unemployment , if i was under a dr care for panic attacks and depprision in which i have been prescribed, medication that at least for now impairs my ability to drive to work and function properly at my highly stressful job as a dispatcher, i am sluggish at best on the medication.

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Lucy, Esq.

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Originally, the last meeting I had with my manager was

Originally, the last meeting I had with my manager was supposed to be a 1:1, but an HR representative was in the room with her. I directly asked my manager:“Am I being laid off?” No answer.“Am I being fired?” No answer.She then told me that I was being LET GO because she did not think I was improving. I never got a straight answer from her and “let go” is a very ambiguous phrase. Because of this, I did not know what to put down for unemployment when I filed so, I listed laid off. I started receiving benefits, but now my former employer is contesting it, saying that I was “fired”. Outside of filling out the appeal form, what can I do at this point?

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Asad Rahman

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J.D.

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I was terminated today from Florida Hospital for allegedly

hiJA: Hello. How can we be of help?Customer: I was terminated today from Florida Hospital for allegedly refusing an assignmentJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Yes I never had any verbal warnings, no written warning my record has been spotless ok

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Asad Rahman

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J.D.

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Yesterday I was told by my boss that I was being moved to a

Yesterday I was told by my boss that I was being moved to a completely different department that I would have never of applied for in the first place. The position is being forced upon me to take or resign from the company. I have been here for over 1 1/2 years I do not want the position for several reasons: the position is customer facing and the reason I took my current position in operations was to be non-customer facing 2. I know that the pay is significantly less than what I currently make in salary therefore, even them stating that my pay would remain the same, there is noway they would keep me employed once they found a less expensive person to bring in 3. there is alot of turnover in that department and treatment is unacceptable 4. I have never been reprimanded for any reason in my current position forcing me to take another position 5. A reason has not been explained to me as to why I am being moved when I have asked several 6. I am now starting to feel uncomfortable around my superiors in their lack of acknowledgement and mistreatment of me and I feel my only option IS to resign. The working conditions have become unacceptable. I had even asked to possibly be transferred into a department that more equals to my qualifications and was denied. I do not have another job lined up at this time although I am searching diligently but my fear is that if I resign (2 week notice) that 1. they will force me out early and 2. I will not be able to claim unemployment...please help, Tiffany

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Patrick, Esq.

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I was denied employment due to a report from a previous

I was denied employment due to a report from a previous employer. I am a school bus driver and have been for 23 years. A previous employer stated to my current employer that I abused and talked bad to students and that is why I was fired. They never fired me they just did not renew my contract after the school year was over. Further they never even informed me of any allegations of abuse or bad language to any students. Never were the authorities brought in on any suspicion if they did suspect anything. So I never even knew anything about them accusing or suspecting any abuse either physically or verbally. Accusing school is Imagine School in Coolidge and the present school where I was working before they got this report is ************** which is on the ************ Reservation.

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Patrick, Esq.

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I have worked for my agency for 7 yrs, I have never been in

I have worked for my agency for 7 yrs, I have never been in trouble. Last week, i was called into a meeting room that was locked and was humiliated, embarrassed, and shamed by my supervisor and 3 peers. I asked to leave and come home, I was so supposed to be contacted over the weekend about my decision to return to work or if I was going to resign. I have seen my medical doctor who has now placed me on anxiety medication and wants to place me on short term disability. I have not been contacted and was asked to attend a meeting with my supervisor and his suprvisor at 1pm today. Since I was asked late yesterday, I have not been able to sleep and my medication is not helping me. I am terrified to attend this meeting and feel that I have no choice but to resign. I just need some advice on what I need to do, I am physically ill and just cannot bring myself to sit in a room with him. I have endured years of unwanted sexual comments, all the time knowing that my career rested with this one individual. The agency says it is a safe place, but I do not feel safe nor do I feel that I will be heard. I just need some guidance. please

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LawForAll

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Master's Degree

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My question is, I am a Operations Director for a small

My question is, I am a Operations Director for a small trucking company. We hired a gentleman about 10 months ago who had no prior trucking experience to be our Logistics and Sales Director. We are on equal ground and I respect that. He has a lot to learn and has progressed over time but in this business, you never stop learning. I've been in it over 30 years. This gentleman has been acquainted with my owner for over 25+ years as they went to college together. One instance in past 60 days was this gentleman disagreeing with a business decision I made on behalf of the company while my owner was out of town. He came down from upstairs while I was outside on break and began to ream me so loud, my employee's thought he was fighting or was going to fight me. He was screaming, edging me on, using foul language, etc... I just stayed calm and told him to let it go, that just fueled him more. He clinched his fists, but again I asked him to just walk away, he didn't so I did. I wrote an email to him later that day and included my owner that I wouldn't be talked to or threatened that way. Once my owner returned, he stalled me for over a week to discuss the matter saying he hadn't had time to talk to him. Once he finally did talk to me about the incident, it was like he just swept it under the rug. This has happened a second time now, no language or yelling, just angered frustration and slamming a phone down on me. My biggest question is to me, this has caused me to feel that it's okay for him to treat me this way and created a hostile work environment. I actually am now disliking going to work and I loved my job up to these instances. In our employee manual, it clearly states this type of behavior will not be tolerated and if anything, a written warning and/up to termination could take place. NOTHING has happened to this gentleman but as my owner said the first instance, "I"ve talked to him". The second instance talk with my owner last Friday was "you need to work this out with him as I will not referee or, there will be changes". I feel like this has been turned on me. My staff on the day outside when he verbally attacked me, has stated they were concerned for my well-being that day. So I feel I am not exaggerating this situation. Is there anything I can do legally in a situation like this as I said, I now am hating to have to go in and perform my normal duties, which I am doing but feel defeated as the second in charge now.

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Phillips Esq.

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Juris Doctor

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The company I worked for was acquired by another company and

The company I worked for was acquired by another company and they are refusing to give me a job description or any indication of what the expectations for my job performance are. If they fire me for asking for this information would they still be able to block me from collecting unemployment? Similarly can they do the same thing if they find out I'm looking for a new job?

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Patrick, Esq.

Doctoral Degree

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