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Common Employment law questions resolved on JustAnswer


Some of the questions related to employment law that have already been addressed on JustAnswer include:


  • Can an employee sue for being subjected to “abusive conduct” that is not based on a protected category?
  • I want to lay off an employee while he is recovering from surgery. I will continue to pay his insurance premiums, and then I want to bring him back to work when he is able. Is this allowed?
  • Is it illegal to place an employee on administrative leave for a falsified reason?
  • I have a criminal record, and I have to apply for a position within the company I already work for. What do I do?

Employment laws can vary, based on a number of variables. Before reaching out for Expert assistance on JustAnswer, be sure to have the following details prepared:


  • The state you live in
  • The size of the company you own/work for
  • The specifics of your issue, including dates and timeframes
  • Any connected problems

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