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I recently resigned from my job after 16 years. During one
I recently resigned from my job after 16 years.During one of my one on one's with my manager she shared with me my staff was concerned about me being out I'll. She told me she told them there's nothing that can be done about that.I suffer with asthma and did have FMLA.
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I work as a at a church in NYC. They just introduced summer
I work as a cook at a church in NYC. They just introduced summer hours for the employees but only 2 out of the 6 are allowed to do it . Should we be getting time and a half? Is it legal to just have some take the summer hours and others can't ? Please help.
What constitutes unfair treatment? I am in an untenable
What constitutes unfair treatment? I am in an untenable position, working for a man that is obsessive and paranoid. He micromanages every aspect of my job. He says one thing one time and then changes it another time. There are other things, but in general, what besides blatant unfairness constitutes unfair treatment?
My employer allows some employees to work from home while
My employer allows some employees to work from home while others are made to come into office, there does not seem to matter where you live (distance from work) title or tenure. Employees who get to work from home get reimbursed for their travel to office while those that are required to come in don't. Also, even though some people have same title they have different work loads. Do I have a case?
I have been harassed by my co-worker and recently
I have been harassed for years by my co-worker and recently there was an incident where she intentionally pulled the file cabinet on me while I was in front of it. I took the incident to HR and now HR is using it against me. I applied for a position and was told they would not interview me because of the incident. Is this fair? Can I do anything?JA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I was just told today they would not interview me.JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I don't know where to begin. The co-worker is an employer that was hired by a former manager. She was hired by him from her church. I am a black lady and she is a white lady. Over the period of years we have had difference confrontations. I have been to HR more than one time and they just keep saying we should get along. She shouts at me and this has been witness by the co-workers. I consider her bulling me and feel this is a hostile environment for me to work in now.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 Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
I am requesting separation from IBM /c I believe I have been
I am requesting separation from IBM b/c I believe I have been treated unfairly. Two examples are , I was not invited to a team meeting whereby the entire team from second line down attended / traveled too. Also my 25th anniversary was ignored. And, I had been asked on two ocassions to work 50% each on two separate teams, something no one was doing and resulted in poor performance which was hearsay more than metrics. Can I sue? Can I request a larger separation package?
I work state agency and, as part of my job duties, I
I work for a state agency and, as part of my job duties, I conduct maltreatment investigations. The superintendent of my facility has asked me to have a witness statement re-done in order to avoid the appearance of late reporting which could cause that witness to be fired. I do not feel comfortable with such a request and feel that if I followed this verbal directive I could be considered complicit in the maltreatment. I feel strongly that if I refuse this request, which he will not put in writing, that I will be targeted by him. I have seen this person target other employees and it does not go well for them. I'm only 3 years away from retirement and would prefer not to be fired after 31 years of service. I have no faith that higher-ups in the division will back me. Please advise as I have a meeting with him in the morning. Thank you.
In the equal employment opportunity section of my employee
In the equal employment opportunity section of my employee handbook, after listing the main non-discrimination classes, it states that unfair treatment based on or motivated by gender stereotypes is in violation of this policy and forbidden.It also states employees who need accommodations based on a protected classification should notifyWorkbox (employer). Does the gender stereotypes classification protect me as a transgender woman?
I quit a job, due to lack of work, i was on flat rate pay,View more employment law questions
I quit a job, due to lack of work, i was on flat rate pay, and forced to stay when no work. we had uniforms, he texted me, and said i owe for 2 shirts. he said check was already "cut". I texted back, and said just recut check, deduct amount, and mail me the remainder. he texted no. JA: Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet? Customer: no, the text was about an hour ago, JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Employment Lawyer should know? Customer: unfair treatment of myself, the painter put in for a weeks vacation, was granted. when i asked for a weeks vacation, he said i would be let go if i used it 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.