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I am a child protective specialist in NYC. The job requires

I am a child protective specialist in NYC. The job requires me to go to dangerous places, interact with all kinds or people and at times I have gotten threatened by clients. I am overly stressed and burnt out. If I quit my job will I be able to collect unemployment such as unsafe work conditions.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I have been going through a period of approximately 1 year

I have been going through a period of approximately 1 year of stress caused by my job. Last week I yelled at another employee and I was told by HR that the recommendation is for me to go to the EAP. The next day I was told my bosses (CEO and a VP) talked the night before and the VP thought I deserved some time off for the stress I was going through. My HR rep told me that I was being put on a 4 week FMLA leave. When I asked what the alternative was to a leave I was told I would be forced to resign. I would like to know if an employer (in MI) has a right to force an employee to force a FMLA leave.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Michigan is an at-will state. Non-union and full time positionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time.

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I have been put on suspension from my employer (w/o any real

I have been put on suspension from my employer (w/o any real reason ) and without pay going on 2wks. I have yet to hear whether or not when I can return. But at this point, I just want to resign. Can I receive back pay? What should I do?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They have not disclosed as to why. I have them my statements but have heard no response. It's been over 2wks.

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I already asked a question and am trying to get to my answer

hello. I already asked a question and am trying to get to my answer on my account.JA: Sorry about that. I must have missed it. Could you tell me again?Customer: I live in new jersey. I work in health care. We do not have proper management at this time. We lost a director and 2 supervisors. We have one supervisor who is trying to manage everything, but he is depending on people who are rotten, cause problems, and create a lot of issues. I have been through discrimination, favoritism, nepotism, and cronyism. I realize this is all difficult to prove. About 6 years ago I was accused of smoking marijuana outside of my work. (different job) I went in front of the state board and was exonerated of all charges. I passed a drug test and they dismissed everything. Some people that I work with heard about this. Can they harrass and accuse me of anything pertaining to that?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: 6 years ago, it was reported...But I was exonerated and everything was dismissed and erased.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just what to know what my rights are. I was working in the NICU, last night. Me and a coworker had 11 ventilators and an oscillator. I had to attend a preterm delivery with a sick infant. I am not friendly with the people who they have in charge. They tried to pull my co-worker leaving me with unsafe working conditions. I have a doctor who called the charge person, but she did not answer. I am always afraid that these people will bring stuff up from my past to try to get me fired. I work hard and I am punctual and well liked by the doctors. I am hated by my respiratory department because I do not play the same games as they do.

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I am 76 and my boss uses bullying and the fact that

I am 76 and my boss uses bullying and the fact that financially I need to work to control. We have a situation where there has to be night coverage to 1AM. I offered to work the entire Easter weekend as log as I did not have to stay too late, cleaning up the following day. The precedent was set for this the last time I had to cover and i did not have to work beyond 10 PM. Now, it "is not acceptable". This is just one in a series. Any advice?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: "at will" probably and full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just that my record was exemplary (no write ups, etc) until she became the boss. she already ran off a 38 yr employee with her tactics. she retaliates by write-ups, job stuff, etc

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I've worked in a very hostile work environment for the last

Hello, I've worked in a very hostile work environment for the last 18 months that have recently led to a psychological breakdown and have had to take FMLA for. Do I have any rights as an employee under these circumstances to change my reporting structure or be transferred to a different area?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: Full rimeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Time

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John

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I am a GS -15, non-exempt employee of a federal agency

I am a GS -15, non-exempt employee of a federal agency (CMS). As such, I was under the impression that I was being compensated to do a particular job, not simply an hourly employee. I left the office before the end of my usual tour of duty and was accused of being AWOL whereby my supervisors changed my working conditions without due process. Do I have ANY rights?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: no employment agreement; but, designated non-union, full-timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that I can think of

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I work for a company that has recently decided to do away

I work for a company that has recently decided to do away with positions in the hospital. This will affect four employees total. Three of which have already been told about their position either changing or being done away with all together. One employee has not been told at all. This position will no longer be valid effective January 29, 2017. Our manager informs this one employee that she needs to stop asking questions about her job and badgering employees trying to find out if she will have a job at all in the coming weeks.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: What is the time frame in which an employer must let their employee know that their job has been eliminated? As it stands this employee will find out Monday afternoon that she will no longer have a job effective the following Sunday.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I'm sorry, I live in Arizona.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: As of right now, this employee has not reported anything to the CNO. I am her clinical supervisor and I am trying to help her in anyway I can.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Apparently this employee is in corrective action of some sort. Not sure what it is or if it has anything to do with the decision that the manager is making about not telling her.

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John

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Porterville Recorder Inc is a Delaware corporation. We are

Porterville Recorder Inc is a Delaware corporation. We are part of another corporation, RISN, Inc. RISN, Inc owns three other newspapers in Rhode Island and Arizona. We are the only entity in California and only entity filing California tax returns.There are 22 employees at this location. We did not increase our minimum wage employees to $10.50/hr on 1-1-17 because we have less than 26 employees.Is this in accordance with California's minimum wage law? Obviously, if we have to include employees in other states, the total is greater than 25.

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