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My office is closing and the employee were offered a
Hi there,My office is closing and the employee were offered a severance pay (golden handcuff), appx. 6.5 months of pay for me (for 10 years of employment).A couple of years ago, New York State unemployment insurance program went through reforms, and now basically one cannot claim/receive UI benefits (for a period of time based on NYS's calculation) if the severance pay was made within the 30 days of the last day of employment.I've informed our HR manager of this change and asked if the company could make a payment shortly AFTER the 30 days from the last day.She said it depends on the NY State.When the company files (right away) paperwork with the NY State, the NYS decides whether we will be eligible for UI benefits.Or perhaps she was saying NYS decides WHEN to pay out the severance packages?My Questions are:1) Is an employer required to file paperwork regarding the severance packages to its soon-to-be former employees in NYS?2) Can an employer decide on their own when to pay out the severance packages or does NYS decide on that?I'd really appreciate some info. Thank you.Anna
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I'm a subcontractor .E. in Florida and the manager that is
I'm a subcontractor for G.E. in Florida and the manager that is on charge to distributes the routes have three trucks that belong to him and working for the company some times I don't have a route but all his trucks are going out , the last time that we signed a contract was about 3 years ago and they told us if you do not sign you can look for another job so we have to signed but I didn't receive any copy, no one have an increase and they do whatever. what are my rights?
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Tennessee unemployment question- Employer obligations
Tennessee unemployment question- Employer obligations before, during, and after releasing an employee of their work duties. Hello, What obligations would I have as an employer afterwards? Would I need to make payments to the state for the person that has been released while they are unemployed- if they file? If so what would my payments be? Would my Unemployment insurance rates go up if this is the first time an employee files unemployment after being released from employment? If so how much and would the rates come back down? In Tennessee what are the differences in the terms: restrictions against firing, suspending or disciplining employees? - See more at: https://www.tn.gov/workforce/topic/employee-rights#sthash.EmduDFht.dpuf
Plant Closure and Pension Question: Can I technically extend
Plant Closure and Pension Question: Can I technically extend my June 30, 2016 severance date by initiating a legal process? It seems that I need less than 4 months to qualify for full pension. The basis for lawsuit isnt the question; I want to know if I can achieve my goal on technical grounds of the lawsuit?However, the basis of a lawsuit may be as follows:The Company, via the Union, negotiated terms having to do with plant closure provisions. The provisions promised that the Company would counsel Labor in regards ***** ***** The Company has not provided anysuch services in regards ***** ***** pension other than have an HR person, who now no longer works here, give us incorrect information or deferred responses such that, two weeks prior to layoff, we still are hunting through Pension legal jargon in order to discover our status. The company has however very graciously provided other promised services such as Unemployment Insurance, Keep Your Home California, and Resume seminars.If the Union would have initiated Pension education / counseling prior to 2016 in light of having informed us of plant shutdown, we would have been able to see that some of us, such as myself, could have been able to bridge the gap to full retirement by making the right moves of working more overtime and accumulating more vacation and personal time to then sell back to company.The union and company both have a history of abandonment / dereliction and have not acted in good faith to assure Labor employees of upholding their ends of the bargain. I can provide the abandonment / dereliction information later if interested. Ultimately this results in myself and perhaps others not being able to reach full pension benefits after 25.5 years of service.
I am a California resident. I was working in Florida from
I am a California resident.I was working in Florida from Jan 3 to May 2nd.I have worked for this company for 13 out of the last 14 years.Had a death in my household and came back home to California on a personal leave approved by the company.Today I tried to use my company e-mail and found it was disabledContacted my HR Director and she said I was terminated
I am in New Mexico. The Department of Health is "downsizing"
I am in New Mexico. The Department of Health is "downsizing" and many employees who are Governor Exempt are being discharged. The reason stated is that their positions are being eliminated. GovEx positions are created by the Governor and normal state personnel rules do not apply to them as a full time employee.I have been asked to sign a "resignation letter." If I do this, do I become ineligible for unemployment insurance, or might there be other reasons I should not sign any such resignation letter? Thank you.
My husband is being fired at work. During orientation we
My husband is being fired for tardiness at work. During orientation we were told that we have 7 minutes before and after our clock in time to clock in. This is the rule that every employee follows and believes to be true. However, in the hand book there is no specific time frame. He has only been more than 5 minutes late 2-3 times and called those couple of times. They are now accusing him of lying about his times and telling him that anything past his clock in time is "late." How do you prove innocence against this?
Can I file a civil lawsuit against the Colorado DepartmentView more employment law questions
Can I file a civil lawsuit against the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment who, due solely to the negligence of their employees, have caused me to lose the unemployment insurance benefits that I am entitled to?
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