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My wife recently met with her employer / company owner to

My wife recently met with her employer / company owner to inquire about transferring to another department, citing her frustration with her position and loss of duties and responsibilities as the result of a manager change. After being told that no other positions existed without her taking a significant pay cut she informed the owner that she couldn't afford to lose the pay and would stay in the position. A few weeks later, the owner informed my wife that she was being moved to the other department and that her pay would be reduced by $2.25 an hour. My wife was told that she had no choice but to accept the position and that it was at her request. The owner sent an email to managers and others stating that my wife was being reassigned, at my wife's request, to a lead position. My wife feels that this is a retaliation measure on the part of the owner for pointing out certain deficiencies in her previous department. Does she have any recourse for the large wage loss she has experienced?

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On March 10, 2015, I was on my way to work, but at different

On March 10, 2015, I was on my way to work, but at different location, because I was told by manager to go help out at another branch. I was involved in a serious car accident on the highway, that resulted in multiple injuries including a severe concussion.I was negligently hit by a truck. He unsafely changed lanes without looking. Anyways, my concussion caused me to forget what I needed to do that day or where I was planning to go. I remember having a doctor's appointment but I think I cancelled it and decidedto go to work early to pick up extra hours, which we are allowed to do. I filed a claim against the at fault driver, and I reported the accident to my employer but I didn't file for worker's compensation until recently. However, I don't recall what I had toldmy employer at the time of the accident, so I don't know if I had said something that they might use against me in my worker's compensation claim. I suffered shoulder and wrist injury that contributed to carpal tunnel as well as a rotated pelvis and Sciatica,severe concussion, PTSD, aggravated depression and anxiety that resulted in a very serious suicide attempt. I foresee that they will challenge my claim, especially since my employer is self insured. Do you foresee any issues with my worker's compensation claim?

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I am trying to get a few different opinions about my case, I

Hi I am trying to get a few different opinions about my case, I have gotten one but I would appreciate other feedback. My question is in regards ***** ***** non payment case with a contract, from a private entity employer (LLC) for a 10-99 short term job, inthe city of New York. What is the extent of damages I can include at a monetary value? Emotional Distress? Loss of wages? Loss of future wages? Compensatory Damages? Interest? The invoice amount that still remains unpaid is still considered small claims ($3300.00)however if it is possible to add value to that number with additional damages would that then make it a civil matter? Also , what is the statute of limitation on such a case? Please advise. Thank you!

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what can be asked trying t settle a discrimination/harassment

what can be asked trying t settle a discrimination/harassment complaint

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Hello. I have been given permanent partial disability rating

Hello. I have been given permanent partial disability rating of 50% by my doctor as a result of a head and neck injury sustained on the job. I am working light duty right now and receiving my full wages. Will workers comp initiate a settlement to closemy case while I am still working and receiving my full wages?

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I am receiving unemployment benefits in California after being

I am receiving unemployment benefits in California after being let go by my previous employer (that was a full time job). I and am working part-time for a different employer and reporting my wages; U.I approved this and I am receiving reduced benefits of course. I have found another part-time job that pays a better hourly rate with more flexible hours so that I have more time to look for full time work, or will be able to accept additional part-time work.If I resign my current part-time job will I lose my U. I benefits? In addition, my current part-time job is very physically demanding, and the other part-time job I would like to take is sedentary and more within my physical abilities. The second job wants me to start asap; there would be no gap in between ending the first job and start the second one.

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My sson was injured while working for a government contractor

My sson was injured while working for a government contractor in Antarctica. He received Payment from The Workmen's Compensation Insurance carrier for the time he was disabled and they paid his medical bills related to the injury. He has now received an MMI rating of 12% and an offer to settle for $30,400.We feel this offer is way to small. Do we have any appeal rights and is the offer the most he could get?

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I am being bullied and discriminated against at work by a coworker

I am being bullied and discriminated against at work by a coworker for my gender. I am also not the only female that he is nasty too. When you ask him to help out at work, he blows up. He tries to intimidate me, by getting up and personal with me. I've already reported him for touching me inappropriately and he was just given a slap on the wrist. I audio recorded one incident for my protection, when I asked him to help instead of sitting around and watching tv. I was told and found some articles online stating that it is not illegal if you are protecting yourself and being bullied at work. I reported him for yelling and threatening me. I got moved to a different program and my clients, who are mentally disabled, are very upset. They won't even let me visit my clients. I want to fight to either go back to my program or see my clients. What can I do.

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