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Salaried employee working from home Not performing despite

Salaried employee working from homeNot performing despite final probation and warning givenAfter this probation was givenShe now claims she's pregnant and sickUnrelated to probation we can basically let her go for poor performance since her probabtionBut need some clarity

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Loren

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Am I eligible for unemployment benefits immediately if I was

Am I eligible for unemployment benefits immediately if I was RIF'ed (reduction in force)? I'm applying for unemployment and I'm being asked if I'm receiving a severance package or vacation payout. This happened to me 8 years ago in California (I was RIF'ed) and i don't remember exactly but I believe I received unemployment immediately. Is this still true? What do I say?

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Loren

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Is it legal for an employer to record all phone

Good Morning, is it legal for an employer to record all phone conversations without the employees knowledge?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: These are being recorded by the Franchise for use for getting more customers, this has been going on for years without us knowing. All conversations are recorded and kept with out our knowledge

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I was "hired" by a housekeeping company, although the boss

I was "hired" by a housekeeping company, although the boss was saying that we are not his employees. He dictated all our hours, duties, and demanded alot from us and although I was told I would be paid a percentage of the clients fee, I was never told what exactly the fees or percentages were. As time went on, he started paying less percentage saying we were being docked because of whatever he decided. I was not even getting minimum wage at the end! What rights do I haveJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, I just quitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Gerald-Esquire

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I live in South Carolina employed by a large insurance

I live in South Carolina employed by a large insurance company. Over the last several years I have had some health issues that contributed to me not meeting my goals and expectations. (2014 to 2016) On June 1, 2016 I was put on a 60 day written warning/probation. After the probation period I was back to meeting my goals and told that the written warning/probation of 2016 was over and would not be an issue again unless my performance fell below standards again. Since June 1, 2016 I have not only meet all of my goals but exceeded or far exceeded my goals and expectations. And in fact received several recognition rewards for being a top performer since the beginning of this year. Now I just found out that I am being put on written warning again for another 30 days due to performance prior to June 1, 2016 (and the previous 2 years). Is it legal to put an employee on written warning for the same thing after meeting and exceeding all the requirements of the first written warning? and is it legal for an employer to go back to 2014 and 2015 performance to use an excuse to put someone on written warning again for the same issue? Thank youJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: at willJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Allen M., Esq.

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I own a business. We have around 80 employees. The manager

I own a business. We have around 80 employees. The manager of the business who works for me is dating one of the employees that reports to him. They signed some sort of "relationship agreement". Is this ok?2nd questionWe had a company come in to "join up" with us as a partner in another business. He liked our telemarketing system and wanted to open an online business. We had come to a verbal agreement and spent $18,000 each to have a website made. I just found out today that my VP of sales has resigned and is going to work for the guy who wanted to be partners with us. He has evidently stole our employee to open his own call center. Why kind of recourse do I have with against him? Also can I get my $18000 back for the web-site?

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Asad Rahman

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Second opinion] I was recently terminated from work. Prior 3

Second opinion] I was recently terminated from work. Prior 3 weeks to termination i got a memo about Immediate improvement of the performance. After i applied to EDD i was told that i might not be eligible to unemployment benefits due to the fact that i was fired. Although the letter which i received during my last meeting with HR stated :no suitable work.JA: Was the termination for alleged misconduct? Are you able and willing to start working immediately, and actively looking for work?Customer: I don't understand alleged misconduct. I could copy and paste this Memo.JA: Is the employment "at will," union, full time, or part time?Customer: At will, Full time, no union.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am 60 yrs old, I tried to make in this company working endless no pay hours, where i worked 18 mo.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

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If i was fired from my job and we had a contract between us

hello if i was fired from my job and we had a contract between us stating that neither party can break the contract unless stated in writing at the time of separation and as i was fired i did not receive any kind of paperwork or form stating my separation from the contract . also would it be considered wrongful termination if i was fired for an act . yet the next day a person with same company and same dept as mine was performing way worse act than what i was supposedly fired for and he only got a written warning from the company . before my fried date i had not got no warning nor written warnings from the company or anything just bam i was fired like that . i feel very strongly that this was wrong of them if someone else had done worse then my act and still was able to work there . yet i was fired for a life circtal act . yet they could not prove it was a life threatening act in any way or did not wanna even hear my side of what happen just told be that i needed some additional training and they would offer it and for me to go back to my office and wait the came down to ask me to file a statement so i did and once it was done they told me i was fired for a life threatening act and i was like how is that . the person told me he didn't know he was just told to escort me off the site ...also the co worker that was with me had stated he didn't need to be there because he had some issues going on at home he needed to deal with . but he still felt we did nothing wrong so he and the bosses agreed he could have a week off and they let him go ahead and leave the job site . upon leaving 30 mins went by and they called him after promising him that if he was to drive 800 miles round trip that he would have his job when he returned to work only to call him and tell him he was fired over the phone .. in short forms and word do we have enough to take them on for wrongful termination and breach of contract . or any ideas on how to handle this would help greatly bc i feel it was very wrong

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Maverick

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Well the other day I was working and a manager came up to me

well the other day I was working and a manager came up to me and yelled at me like a dog saying I don't know whats going on but your starting stuff with Erica it needs to stop it needs to stop and he kept saying it needs to stop and to stop and all I was trying to tell him is that I wasn't even doing anything cause I wasn't I was working and then hes like okay you don't have a job go and he tried pushing me to leave and I wouldn't so he went back and crossed my name off and then didn't talk to me the rest of the shift then i asked another manager that worked that day if i was suppose to leave and she was like nope he didn't tell me anything.. I called last night I asked the manager if i was fired and she said she didn't know and to come in i did and the manager let me work then the main manager came in and the manager that fired me came in and yelled at the main manager about letting me be there and then they sent me homeJA: Andy is my manager. Such a nice man. Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: and this is all because some girl told him i was trying to start stuff when i wasn't she just has something against me and wants to start stuff and they favor her and i have worked there for 6 years and they treat me like crap and they promote everyone but me i have been there for six years and make 8.65 an hour whileJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: i work 32 hours a week usuallyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Marsha411JD

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