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I am an exempt employee (director)who entered my time on a

i am an exempt employee (director)who entered my time on a Thursday to work from home on the following Friday. i took my work lap top home and worked from home on that Friday, however, i was terminated for falsification. the company stated that i took the Friday off but in actuality, i worked from home on that Friday. I feel that was wrongful and I'm asking your opinion.

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Allen M., Esq.

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I work as a 2nd shift supervisor major medical company in

Hi, I work as a 2nd shift supervisor for a major medical company in Florida. Recently, I've been placed on a 90 day - Performance Improvement Plan for missing my project dates. The PIP new due dates for the projects are unrealistic and unachievable. Knowing the company is downsizing I feel it's a ploy. Plus, the projects I'm assigned doesn't fall under my job description but under a manufacturing engineer II. I'm 1 of 3 supervisors (2 on dayshift) and the only one that was not assigned a laptop to work from home. The other supervisors have two leads each. I have one that's been on maternity leave for close to 5 months. Working 2nd shift clearly has limited hours of resources. That, along with not having a laptop and assigned leads. Puts me at a disadvantage. Do I have a leg to stand on in regards ***** ***** my job?

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Allen M., Esq.

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I own a business and have 10 employees. Can I put someone on

I own a business and have 10 employees. Can I put someone on the payroll that does something for me such as renovation of a flip house that is not related to my business ifI take proper taxes out? Does my wife who works with me have to be here for me to pay her?Can I pay my adult child to work from home?

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Allen M., Esq.

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My employer which receives federal funds has failed to

My employer which receives federal funds has failed to provide me with reasonable accommodation due to the building in which I work. Additionally they have also retaliated against me due to my reasonable accommodation request. Can I file under 504?

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Dwayne B.

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I have worked at my current company 3 years. They do not

I have worked at my current company for over 3 years. They do not give annual or any performance reviews and therefore, no opportunity for a salary increase. They give annual bonuses but I never know from one year to the next if I will get one. If I do get one, I have no real idea of what it is based on and what I can do to improve upon it the next year. My biggest concern is the new overtime rule. I fall into the salary threshold and am worried that they will just let me go vs. increasing my salary (currently $47k) or paying me overtime. The company's corporate office is in NY. The Team I work with is based in MA and I am a satellite employee working from home in CO. If they can fire me without just cause, then I need to get my ducks in a row ASAP.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

 
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My employer allows some employees to work from home while

My employer allows some employees to work from home while others are made to come into office, there does not seem to matter where you live (distance from work) title or tenure. Employees who get to work from home get reimbursed for their travel to office while those that are required to come in don't. Also, even though some people have same title they have different work loads. Do I have a case?

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TJ, Esq.

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I was terminated from Cigna Health Life and Ins. due to

I was terminated from Cigna Health Life and Ins. due to performance two days after I had a check in with my boss. I was working from home under ADA accomodations. I have an STD claim that is under 2nd level appeal. They are holding my PTO payout from 2015 due to an overpayment of 842.0. When I told my boss the plan of what my Neurologist had done which was refer me out to a pain specialist in which I was able to see before I was terminated. I was scheduled for the procedure on May 4th, but I was terminated on April 27th. I have been working with Employee relations, now they want to pay me out 8 weeks of pay. I also asked for the additional 700.00 that it would cost to have the nerve block done. The diagnosis changed after I saw the Pain Specialist to Occipital Neuralgia. My mom has the same thing but only on one side of her head, mine goes all the way across. The medication I am taking doesn't cover it. Back in 2013 , the same thing happened and I was with cigna, but I had a granmal seizure and was taken by EMS to the hospital where I had two staples in my head. After that, I started having headaches, and blackouts. The last blackout at my job was in July 2015, when I got home from work I called the on call Neurologist and was told that the paramedics should have been called immediately, that was the 5th blackout I had while I was working in the office. I was finally able to get ADA accomodationt to work from home. In January 2016, I was on the job, came to the kitchen in my home to get some water, never made it to the water, 45 minutes later, I have our 3 dogs licking me, i am not sure if I had a seizure or not, my mom was still asleep. I was finally able to make it to her room to wake her up, I ended up spending 4 days in the hospital with 2 more staples in my head in and around the same area as in 2013. I am a single mother with a 7 year son and a mother who is in bad health. I have file a charge with the EEOC, but I thing Cigna knows that I have them and they want this to go away. If the first procedure doesn't work then i go to the 2nd procedure, and if that doesnt work, then the next procedure is to freeze the nerve. I can take the payout, but I have to drop the EEOC charge and sign form stating I will not sue Cigna. I can also try and ask for more money or I can lawyer up and tell them if the EEOC mediation does not go the way I want, then I lawyer up. I need some advice

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Long story, but company has put me on a Letter of coaching

Hi, long story, but company has put me on a Letter of coaching and counceling due to communications issues with my manager about a year ago with no end date. everytime something comes up that looks to him as negative behavior , i get called into HR and it goes on my fall. our comapny has many employees that work remote and the policy was always that if you didnt live 50 miles in radius, remote status should be ok. I moved and they denied me wfh, knowing that i cannot travel 350 RT. so they are saying that if I dont show up in the office, even if I am working, i am voluntarily resigning..JA: Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: i have a name, but he hasnt responded to my emails in last week or phone calls.JA: Is there anything else the Employment Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: like?JA: 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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Marsha411JD

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We hired someone who did not disclose they were pregnant and

We hired someone who did not disclose they were pregnant and we did not notice. After a few weeks we did notice and asked and she said she thought we knew and told us she was 4 months pregnant. She texted one day and said she had to have an emergency C section which would have been at about her 6 month mark. We are pretty certain she lied about how pregnant she was and the C section was not an emergency but on schedule. We feel deceived she did not tell us when we hired her and also because she did not allow us to plan for her being gone. I would like to let her go. what are my options?

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