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My doctor says I am suffering from abusive behavior on the

My doctor says I am suffering from abusive behavior on the part of my work supervisors. She is in the process of getting me a leave of absence to preserve my health. She used words like coercive and retaliatory to describe actions taken by my admin. I am to the point of crying whenever I talk about work. She prescribed for me an anti-anxiety drug "for the record". I have now researched traits of an abuser and my library site supervisor matches every descriptor. My doctor asked if the site supervisor is a person who has been moved around the library system. She has been at every library site but one. She has cultivated chaos at each site. When she leaves, the site returns to "normal."I have watched fellow staff suffer and decline under her "reign." I am a city employee and therefore am unionized. Our union rep reported that 12 staff members in the last two weeks have come to her about concerns, 4 of them in tears. The library director told her she was exaggerating. More the to story. .

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Currently in an admin position. The HR department and Co-Managing

Currently in an admin position. The HR department and Co-Managing Director have stated that the behavior of the executives that I currently support will not likely change. Though they will address the name-calling and general rude behavior of one particular executive, they stress that it is paramount that I work where I can be happy. The aforementioned name calling has been (behind closed doors) douchebag, bastard, jerk, asshole, and dirtbag; sometimes on the same day.I've been in my position for a year and a half. He has been asked to stop the name calling; for a time the behavior is corrected. As his overall demeanor/tone are less objectively quantifiable, I find it hard to question whether or not his 'actions' and the position of the company could be considered cause for further investigation.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I am trying to find someone who is familiar with New York State

I am trying to find someone who is familiar with New York State labor laws regarding harrassment and vulgarity in the work place.

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Faye Lee

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I have recently been downsized due to ...

I have recently been downsized due to "restructuring." However, I was a supervisor and my boss and I had different views on one employee that is friends with my boss. The employee was not performing to the standards, and the employee would tell my boss I was unfair. I have evidence of fairness on my part with this employee and all others. I was given a 4 day notice of the restructure, with a 20% decrease in pay. I was offered a lower position, but during my time as supervisor experienced, in my opinion and others in the workplace, harrassment from my boss. I asked my boss a month and a half ago if she wanted me to quit and she did not say no. I met with her and her boss, and her boss assured me the restructure is not due to my work performance. I have kept documentation of the treatment by my boss. Should I go to HR and/or file a constructive termination complaint? I do not feel the work environment is appropriate for me any longer due to the treatment i receive. thanks.

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Faye Lee

JD and MBA and Masters of Law

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I am a protected class with multiple learning disabilities.

I am a protected class with multiple learning disabilities. For my professional exams I recently asked for unpaid time off and my supervisor and other management essentially retaliated by taken away my flexible schedule. I had been working on a flex schedule for 1.5 years and the change was made the day following my request for unpaid leave to study.3 Months later they are now giving paid time off to another employee for the same exams. I found out through someone other than my supervisor an exam program was approved and asked HR if I could have the days since the study program was approved. There was no real help there and my supervisor still has not informed me of the approval. The entire career is dependent on these exams and the current role I have is dependent on my exam progress. The other employees position is not contingent on exam progress which is usually the case for these exam programs and feels like I am being set up to fail.Would this constitute discrimination?

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I am a nurse and the compliance officer for my company up

I am a nurse and the compliance officer for my company up until 1/11/17. I was revising our policy and procedure manual.My question is regarding the nurse scope of practice when the provider is out of office.Specifically is it legal, for a registered nurse to see patients and hand an prescription with out the provider seeing the patient. If the prescription has already been signed by the doctor. I am asking regarding controlled and non-controlled medications.I have been retaliated on for informing the nurses that this is not in our scope of practice.The administrator discharged me as company compliance officer and case manager, but is able to tell me I work well with the staff and the patient are thankful for services I have helped them with and hopes I will remain with company as a nurse.

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Infolawyer

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Juris Doctor.

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I am a RN working for an at will employer. I presently work

I am a RN working for an at will employer. I presently work 5 days a week, no weekends. When I was hired 5 yrs. ago, I was told that eventually our dept. would go 24/7. We nurses will be starting an answering service for our employer owned practices. We were planned to start last July but needed two more nurses to make 2 full time days and 2 full time evenings. That is a Skelton staff with one on call per diet nurse. Right now, we have not gotten the last RN. We have interviewed many qualified nurses but they decline as our rate of pay is not satisfactory and they don't like the idea of working 40 hr. Week and take call ovvJA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NJJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: i don't understandJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: our director told us Friday to make it work as this is a go for next month using only 3 nurses. We would be taking call for any triage call from 12 am to 7am and work every fourth weekend from 8:00a to 4:30 pm and call from 4:30 to 8:30a the next morning on our weekends to work. We three nurses are very concerned as we could possibly be working nonstop with no down time.

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Loren

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I worked in a pharmaceutical company for 12 years, and was

I worked in a pharmaceutical company for 12 years, and was laid off Dec 31 as part of a large restructuring. I have signed an agreement not to sue with the expectation of receiving severance monies. The package includes subsidized COBRA. However, the AETNA health plan has really lousy mental health benefits, and my 17 yr old daughter is having a mental health crisis right now. ER docs suggest that I sign up for Mass Health care for her. My question is, is my severence considered income in this case? I assume it is, but I know that in Massachusetts when you have to sign over rights to sue it does not inhibit applying for unemployment.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassachusettsJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: I was employed full time at will. (Director level research scientist)JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, I think that is it! Tx

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John

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Does the family leave act provide for short term disability

does the family leave act provide for short term disability when non work related?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington stateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: do not know where to file. Every agency I have gone to states that if it is not 12 months or more they cannot help meJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have all the documentation from the doctors. My husband has been off 1 month due to a fractured leg. His doctor states he must still be off another 5 weeks. We have no funds coming in due to this.

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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