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Is there justification to NOT use harassment/workplace

Is there justification to NOT use harassment/workplace threats as a reason (cause) to terminate IF using such a cause would increase the risk of potential violence?

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Allen M., Esq.

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Valle. Im seeking legal help after there was a shooting at

My name is ***** ***** Im seeking legal help after there was a shooting at The current hospital I work at that left and employee and patient dead. I believe the hospital is responsible for not having correct security measures and also for not having a protocol on how to deal employees immediately after the event. We have been treated wrongly and there has been a lack of resources for us from lack of time off or counseling to communication with upper management.. Amongts other things .

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I been fired my own cell phone at the gate it is being

I been fired for throwing my own cell phone at the gate it is being called "workplace" violence. Can this go on my record. I didn't verbally or physically harm anyone. Can this really be considered "workplace" violence?

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Samuel II

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This is complicated... I had a relationship with a man 1/2

This is complicated... I had a relationship with a man for 2 1/2 years. The last 4 months he moved into my home. During that time towards the end he became verbally abusive in the last week. Long story short.... One day he goes to work and leaves me a recorded "I love you" message "it's you and me forever" kinda thing as he did every morning. The night before we had a terrible right where he was screaming at me one minute and wanting me to lay next to him the next. I became scared of him. I had never been scared of him before. It was a fairy tale relationship, or so I thought. He had a money card of mine where my direct deposit went with his own name on it. A week before he left he convinced me to quit my job. The day after the fight as I said he left that sweet message as he always had that day during the day I became suicidal. I started cutting my wrists. I begged him to come home, I needed help. He called me then hung up on me. He threatened to call the police but never did. I got in touch with one of my sisters who texted with me until he got home. When he got home he packed and left. I followed through with the suicide attempt. I was in the hospital a week. I am currently in therapy. I sought therapy a couple months before he left due to the lying and mind games. I knew something wasn't right I just didn't know what. Can I sue him for emotional distress? And can I sue him for half of the rent for the 4 months he lived in my home? He is Army National Guard. I have contacted his supervisors and they have advised him not to contact me anymore which he broke by sending me "closure" email a couple weeks ago then a blank email last week after ME telling him not to contact me. His ex wife says he's a narcissist. Is there anything I can do? Can he be forced to pay for my therapy? the rent? Everything I thought was real suddenly wasn't. What if any legal ground do I have here?

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Asad Rahman

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I work regency. Now I'm going try to make it brief.? If I

Hello my name is***** work for loews regency . Now I'm going try to make it brief . ? If I had a order of protection on my daughter mother and she dating someone at my job . He starts to rub it in my face .the becomes good friends with the management to get me fired so I can lose my daughter. This has been going on about a year now. The ending of June i went on a vacation but before I went I was ask by the front desk agent ***** ***** about my job email address. I thought nothing of it and gave it to him . Now I have four email that I made copies of that she sent to me 2 In June 2 in July roumers are spreading like wildfire. There is more to. Ive coughtThe night manager narissa Martin telling the her friend Tracy that delivers the new paper to the job . My personal like business calling me out my name saying I'm lying . . I'm been treated by my former boss stating he should take is short and tie and wipe my ass. Sorry . Just a bit touching. Oops yet narissa also stated stand up straight or she going to o beat my ass . In front of Jackson. . I've Going through a lot at my job and dealing with my daughter mother bs to. Starting today I would like to build a case if possible

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ScottyMacEsq

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My girlfriend, who was working women shelter violence, has

My girlfriend, who was working for a women shelter for domestic violence, has recently been fired from her job, for which they gave a couple of reasons as to why. The firing came out of no where, as there has been no warnings ever given to her.The main reasoning was for a photo she posted on her snapchat. Was told she breached the confidentiality agreement. The picture she posted was of a piece of paper that said "the new password ***** *****" and had a picture of a chinchilla on it, which is her favorite animal. The picture however did not state the name of the business to which she works, nor did it state what the password ***** even for, or that it was related to her job in any way.The second reason was for being late and not reporting to a manager when she was. Anytime she was late, she did in fact inform her manager, and it was always by just a couple minutes when she was. Another girl that works there, who seems to get better treatment by management than any other girl that works there, is late quite often, but by 30-45 minutes late, and is never in trouble for it. My girlfriend has never received warnings for being late.With those two reasons, I feel that she has not really breeched confidentiality with her snap, and that her job showed favoritism in getting her out, while the other girl got what she wanted. And all of this came after my girlfriend went to a higher up a few days prior to discuss the tardiness and favoritism of the other girl, along with a few other problems she's been noticing, none of which was answered or followed up on.So basically, I was just wondering if this is anything we can pursue, or just a lost battle? Any information would be wonderful!Thank you for the time,Cody

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Dwayne B.

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I'm going through mental distress, Connecticut, No, I guess

I'm going through mental distressJA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I guess the normal job stress is becoming employer harassment and it is affecting me psychologically and physicallyJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: 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.

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Allen M., Esq.

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We are Self-Employed and have an employee in who is an

We are Self-Employed and have an employee in who is an Officer in our Company in NC and she has been charged with Domestic Violence as as well as Having a Protective Order produced by her soon to be former husband. We are losing lots of hours and Production due to this situation because of constant appointments and lack of focus. I also feel that we could possibly be setting a precedence to other employees thinking that they may be allowed to commit the same crime and remain employed. This person is also a Family Member which makes the situation more difficult. However, my question is: Is it Legal for us to cut the hours in half due to circumstances that I WOULD NOT want to tolerate from another employee? She is also in the middle of a nasty Divorce which compounds the lack of focus and production and others are having to take on parts of her duties.

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John

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I want to know if what my former employer is doing

I want to know if what my former employer is doing constitutes harassment.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OhioJA: Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: Last November, I switched jobs. I gave notice to my manager when the start date for my new job was given to me. About forty-five minutes after giving notice, the owner texted me, telling me how I should have told them I was job hunting and how it limits how long I can train new people. I didn't respond to the text, and things died down before they started. I finished out my old job and was at my new job for about a month and a half (early January) when, while working, the owner of my old job came in and told me I needed to keep my mouth shut about how I feel she runs her business. When I told her the only person I ever said anything to about my old job was my mom in a private conversation, she didn't say anything and then walked out. Flash forward to last week. I have been having health problems that started shortly after I started my current job. At my old job I was working over fifty hours a week, seven days a week for several weeks at a time and got rundown. I got bad news from my doctor last week and made a post on Facebook that read "Wow, numbers are down again. I never had this much trouble before. I wonder if me being rundown last year at work has anything to do with this." The owner of my old job, who I blocked on Facebook by the way, contacted me from another person's profile to tell me my post was libelous and I should take it down. To save a major headache, I took the post down. I haven't heard from her since, but I just want to know if I can do anything.JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: No. I didn't save my Facebook post, but I can access what she sent me and print it off if need beJA: 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.

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Patrick, Esq.

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