Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Employment Law Questions
Our daycare provider has broken her contract by repeatedly
Our daycare provider has broken her contract by repeatedly not giving 24 hours notice to schedule changes. Are we legally bound to give a two week notice that is in the contract? Also, we lost the con… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
33,833 satisfied customers
I'm getting terminated for making a mistake on a project
I'm getting terminated for making a mistake on a project that got fixed the same day and know I'm being terminated for it. When it was brought up they gave me 2 options resignation or termination and … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
64,684 satisfied customers
2 weeks ago my employer handed me a Termination Notice which
hi,2 weeks ago my employer handed me a Termination Notice which has "Upon Mutual Agreement" checked, along with a list of false accusations against me entitled an "Employee Performance Improvement Pla… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,767 satisfied customers
I am a federal probationary employee who has failed two competency
I am a federal probationary employee who has failed two competency exams. I took a competency exams. My boss told me two weeks ago that he was going to go to HR with the goal of terminating me. I took… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
129,328 satisfied customers
I believed that I was wrongfully terminated on the job, there
I believed that I was wrongfully terminated on the job, there is an incident that happened last friday Jan 06 and I was involved on a physical altercation on a company sponsored event at the Bar. I wa… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a Masters in Electrical Engineering and have worked
Hi, I have a Masters in Electrical Engineering and have worked 60+ hrs/wk, but I was let go for "underperformance." My director even gave me a letter of reference for the future. * My wife has medical… read more
LadyJustice
LadyJustice
Attorney & Counselor At Law
Doctoral Degree
410 satisfied customers
Hello, Here is a short version of the situation Sep 2004
Hello, Here is a short version of the situation: Sep 2004 - Sep 2009: I am a full-time employee, happy with my job, receiving consistently good reviews from management (February 2009 - 2nd promotion b… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,995 satisfied customers
I think that I was wrongfully terminated, due to no call no
I think that I was wrongfully terminated, due to no call no show. I was underDr.'s care and heavily medicated was the reason I could not call in. My employer was contacted on a Tuesday, I was fired be… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
One employee was fired today and the HR just got to know about
One employee was fired today and the HR just got to know about it at 8pm - when the office was closed and it is Friday night. The employee demanded her check to be cut on Saturday morning for a pick u… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
so ive worked at this shop for over 1and 1/2 years and i forgot
so ive worked at this shop for over 1and 1/2 years and i forgot a few minor clips a couple of times so my boss made me sign a paper saying if i miss this stuff again within 60 days that he can let me … read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
If I went into work on Monday Nov.16th, put my letter of resignation
If I went into work on Monday Nov.16th, put my letter of resignation in and my bosses response is we only terminate on Fridays. So on my letter of resignation I put Nov. 20th of that week, could they … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
64,684 satisfied customers
I believe that I am the victim of an attempted cover up in
I believe that I am the victim of an attempted cover up in that as the highest ranking quality professional in the company I being prevented from taking quality issues to our CEO by my immediate boss … read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
i was fired for withhold medical information but a ojt form
i was fired for withhold medical information but a ojt form that cited me for poor work performance, and all my evaluations were up to par. what should i do?… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
I was just terminated from my job a week from the end of my ...
I was just terminated from my job a week from the end of my probation period. when i asked why they were terminating me they said; i wasn''t a team player, i was slow, and i wasn''t a self starter. Al… read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
A woman my husband worked with went to her boss and told ...
A woman my husband worked with went to her boss and told him that my husband did something. He was immediately sent home and 5 days later had a meeting with his boss, they told him quit or be fired. H… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
My husband worked for a major corporation for 1 and ...
My husband worked for a major corporation for 1 and 1/2 yrs. He received a good review in October and the highest percentage raise offered, which began in January. He was let go last Friday and they t… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
I was removed from initial Trial Services under ORS 240.570 ...
I was removed from initial Trial Services under ORS 240.570 and DAS HR Division Policy 40.065.01. The action was justified in that my performance indicates that I was unable or unwilling to fully and … read more
JENN
JENN
Bachelor's Degree
140 satisfied customers
November 20, 2007 I was fired from my position and the ...
November 20, 2007 I was fired from my position and the reason I was given was "poor job performance".I was given a raise in August for "performance". Two weeks prior to being fired I had passed on a h… read more
Paralegal Bill
Paralegal Bill
Associate Degree
1,110 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must thank you all for such a positive and knowledgeable Expert in your Employment Law category. She has provided much relief and answers for me in the midst of dealing with a case. I am totally pleased with her customer service and care.

MildredWashington, DC

Excellent direction from Socrateaser to help me preserve and pursue my rights as a proud American who has become unemployed in this messed-up economic downfall. Thank you

Happy CustomerDenver, CO

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

13,580 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,620 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,234 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,199 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

3,007 satisfied customers

I provide employment and discrimination law advice in my own practice.

Ray

Ray

Employment lawyer

2,720 satisfied customers

30 years in Employment law

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x