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I was accused of training and coaching at my LA Fitness gym

Good Afternoon, I was accused of training and coaching at my LA Fitness gym while working out with two girlfriends and membership at my fitness gym was revoked after 6-7 years. I was threatened by the Physical Training Manager and was told that I was lying while answering his question.The Corporate Office wouldn't help me with my issue, as they were told by three of their employees that it was perceived that I was training my girlfriends that I've been working out with for quite sometime now. These employees clearly lied as I have never been paid to train anyone. I have other friends as well as witnesses in the gym that can attest to the fact that I WORK OUT with my friends and am no Personal Trainer or have ever been paid to TRAIN anyone in the gym.I would like to know what course of action can be taken for the way that I was treated by the Physical Training Manager and General Manager, being lied on, intimidated, threatened and slandered?Any assistance/direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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P. Simmons

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Our full-time employees accrue 80 hrs vacation and 40 hrs

Our full-time employees accrue 80 hrs vacation and 40 hrs sick leave annually; not PTO. As a large Montgomery County employer (i.e., over 5 employees), should employees receive additional 16 hours of sick leave as a result of the Mandatory Paid and Sick Leave law effective October 1st?

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John

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My company sent me on a business trip with another employee

Good morning,JA: Hello. What do you want help with?Customer: My company sent me on a business trip with another employee for two week to got to the Springfield plant I was suppose to be given to that plant for two weeks, the other guy name ***** ***** had to do 3 weeks. Just to give you and a small overview. That man sexual assaulted me in my hotel room and I call my manager and the police to file a police report and they arrested him, and called me the next evening stating he had made bail in Springfiled. The comapny sent me back up to Sorinfgfield to finish my second week and bring back my police report for the investigation. When I came back last friday, I accidently dropped it on the finance guy desk while gving him my expense report, and I realized it when I couldnt find it. So when I came in on Monday, I asked the finance guy where is it, he said he sat it on Jason Parson desk Friday. So I went to jasn and I said the finacne guy said he sat something on your desk it was very confiedntial and t belonged to me can I have it. Jason replied aw its at home I took it home. He said surely you didnt want me t leave it and everyone read it did you. I said I need to turn it in ,he said its not big deal I will bring it tomorrow. So at that point I ran to my manager and she had to take me to human resources, because I was very emotional upset, because people from all didffrent departments keep coming to me asking me where is marcus I heard he got fires because of an incident that happen in the hotel room, I said i dont know, and I went to HR again and told them, now my business is being spread all over the orkplace. I am being victimized all over, and you all did not protect me you said it would stay confidential, and it has not, my work place is hostiale, I am constantly harrass, and all you all keep asking me to take a leave of absence, and its not right. JAson had no right to take my personal information home, and let alone notify you all or me that he even had it, if i had not actively serach for it, he wouldn't have never told me, and the HR director said that he will be dealt with an they will get my police report back monday, well i didnt get it back until I asked again on tusday and they stated that jason suppose to have gaveit to me at the beginning of the shift, and now it 3pm and it close to the end of my shift. Even today I am constantly harrass and very emotional, and all my company keep telling me that i am their number on e priorty however this harrass, and hostile eviroment is stressing me out. I been a rape victim since te age of nine, and my therapist that i have not seen since the last incident that happen with the comapny had to put me back on anxiety medicine to take 4 times a day. I need help this is not right its not rightJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Memphis, Tenneessee the Electrolix PlantJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Electrolux Plant on Paul Lowery RdJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We just had a union vote on yesterday and today it was announced that Electrolux won the union. It is a full time job

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My employer slap on the face for a mistrake. I'm afraid to

my employer slap on the face for a mistrake. I'm afraid to go back to work and don't know what to doJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassachussetsJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full time at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't have any witnesses

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RobertJDFL

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I just have a quick question. A military veteran recently

I just have a quick question. A military veteran recently applied to a management position at a clinic I used to work at. The person in charge of hiring the veteran said that she did not want to hire the veteran because she though the veteran would be "too hard" on staff members. In my opinion, the veteran was better qualified than the person they actually hired. The veteran had 25+ years as a nurse with strong leadership skills. The person they hired only had 8 years as a nurse a very minimal leadership experience. Is this discrimination of a veteran?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Rhode IslandJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at will full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is it possible to make a third party discrimination claim? I'm prior military too and I don't think this is right. I forget the name of the person who applied for the position and wouldn't be able to get in touch with her.

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P. Simmons

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I was fired for cause during a progressive medical illness

I was fired for cause during a progressive medical illness preventing me from completing my job duties (had brief FMLA hours reduction at end of PIP). I had recognized that I was disabled just prior to my termination. Disability benefits were terminated at time of separation. Do I have any recourse?

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ScottyMacEsq

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For the past year I have been bullied four times, mentally

For the past year I have been bullied four times, mentally and phisically, by a co-worker, Randy, who has been promoted to be my supervisor. I have filed four incident reports, the fourth incident is still under investigation, but the previous incidents has been "taken care of" by HR and my managers. However, I still get bullied by this individual. HR wrote letters to me stating they have "talked" to the individual but because of privacy issues they won't disclose what was done.On Feb. 5, 2016, we went to mediation. The mediation service was paid by my employer and by the end of the mediation I had to agree that I cannot write up this individual anymore. I felt like it was open season on me for more bullying. Other conditions I had to agree with were I cannot make decisions, I have to stop assuming and I have to stop acting like a boss.Some background on me: I am a building maintenance worker for the local hospital. Among my many duties I have to go on-call which means I have to answer calls if anything breaks down. If I get called back at 3 a.m. I have to make snap decisions but I have the option of calling my foreman. I have to make decisions, it's part of my job.However, I followed most of the mediation points but on June 21, 2016, this bully was asked three times by another co-worker and he kept deflecting the responsibilty. I spoke up and asked Randy in a calm tone, "Don't you think that's the job of the supervisor?" As I was sitting, he approached me from behind leaned in close to me with arms at his side and provoked me by saying, "What?!? WHAT?!? He stared me down and I asked him not to stare and I turned around. The worst part during this incident, Randy's two superiors who were right next to Randy did nothing to stop Randy.Going back to Randy's reason for deflecting his responsibility, Randy wants us workers to take charge and make decisions. I reminded Randy about our mediation back on Feb. 5 and Randy's response: "C'mon! You know that mediation was full of shit!" I was shocked and it validated my gut feeling that I was set up by my superiors by manipulating the mediation.I asked Randy's boss, Gerald, for help to smooth things out between me and various co-workers when I returned to work on March 5, 2016 after recovering from a serious heart attack. My doctor said I have to cut stress in my life. However, when I asked Gerald for help his response: "I cannot change people's attitudes, you have to try harder." Again, I felt like it was open season on me. The reason I am not liked is because I turned in someone for stealing and someone else for abuse of power but people like Gerald asked the crew if we see people stealing or abuse of power to turn those people in. I did but I exposed myself and was a target for retaliation.As Gerald said, "I have to try harder." Trying harder for me is consulting with a psychologist and being put on anti-depressants. Very upsetting for me to put chemicals in my body to work "better" with my co-workers when they won't meet me halfway.There are more examples but it would be a long write-up. I have my documentation for these incidents.Thank you for your time and attention.Karl

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Asad Rahman

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In my case I feel like I was treated unfair in my

In my case I feel like I was treated unfair in my workplace... place.. Last week Tuesday I had in incident my on the fork lift back in into a cart knock off a little paint of the lift bump to bump incident.. I know company has work policy. So later on the the day they brought me to the conference room and told that I needed to go to the clinic and screen test I confessed to that I smoke a little pot over the weekend.. I meant what I'm saying Is ...there was an incident with the lift before me another coworker crash the lift in the building knock out a sheet of metal and he didn't get test or nothing all they did was told him he couldn't operate the lift until further notice ..I worked for this company for almost 5 years never complain to anybody got along with everybody never missed work pick up shift work all the overtime they provide me..I did everything they told me.. First incident I had with the company.. Since I started working there.. So I was force to resign from my position now I'm out of work this very stressful

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Ely

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My husband forced to resign over harassment. Worked over 10

My husband forced to resign over sexual harassment. Worked over 10 years with perfect record. Worked with accuser for 5 years. Many of their conversations were off color that the accuser initiated. One day it went to far, she walked in his office faced her butt to him and said how do I look in my Mimi skirt. He got up and padded her ass, she said to him you went to far, he said I thought we were just filling around, he apologize and told her it would never happen again and the filling around needed to stop. I am very upset about the actions of my husband but I can not stop thinking he was set up. I asked but we never got the copy of the complaint, he never got to get his side of the story documented. The accuser is on work release that the GM arranged that cost my husbands department $1,200.00 a month in covering her shift. My husband wanted to put her on leave of absence. The company does have a no tolerance sexual harassment policy. Over this time period my husband did voice his option on the new direction of the company that was not well received. Is there any legal action we can take. If there is I want compensation for medical coverage and salary until he finds a new job. I would also like to sue the accuser personally.

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