Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
My former boss is refusing to pay my wages. He fired a
My name is***** My former boss is refusing to pay my wages. He fired a couple of weeks ago and keeps claiming the check is in the mail. He has a correct mailing address. I don't have any money to pay … read more
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
retired
Doctoral Degree
3,387 satisfied customers
An employee worked at a factory month, and had several
An employee worked at a factory for a month, and had several performance incidents. In October 2014, he didn't show up for work and he was let go. He was paid for all other days owed. He then claimed … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,996 satisfied customers
I was terminated by a NEW admin (2 months) and fired 2 days
I was terminated by a NEW admin (2 months) and fired 2 days before my 100 hours of vacation time were going to be used. The new Admin quit 1 week after she terminated me. Any suggestions?… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I have a "MUTUAL AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE CLAIMS" document tha
I have a "MUTUAL AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE CLAIMS" document that the company provided and asked me to sign. I just got laid off (worked in NJ). "If any legally actionable dispute arises which cannot be r… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I left a sales job in December and signed a contract which
I left a sales job in December and signed a contract which includes a no solicitation, servicing, or acceptance part. Just one week ago I received my commission check from December (I was 100 percent … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,644 satisfied customers
I was terminated from my employer who I had only been working
I was terminated from my employer who I had only been working for a few days. They said I did not show up for my job when I had called in sick. Anyway, they said that they are not going to pay me for … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,607 satisfied customers
I just started working for a company and they put me in charge of HR.
I just started working for a company and they put me in charge of HR. We outsource our payroll but I am responsible for submitting hours to the company who does it. This includes the determination of … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I was terminated from my job of 5 months last week claiming
I was terminated from my job of 5 months last week claiming "excessive tardiness and absences." I took personal time two days consecutively to try to stop my house from going into foreclosure, handle … read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I live in mass. I filed a complaint with the AG. They made
I live in mass. I filed a complaint with the AG. They made no determination but gave me the right to sue. I was a salaried exempt employee. My employer furloughed all managers in my company. I was fur… read more
Loren
Loren
38,274 satisfied customers
I was put on probation for pretextural reasons (including a
I was put on probation for pretextural reasons (including a lie I can prove) about 1 week after requesting of my new supervisor of 1 week to look into unpaid wages that were owed to me. This was a per… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
i borrowed some money from the owner my former employer for
i borrowed some money from the owner my former employer for a car which i signed a statement saying i would pay him back $200/paycheck(biweekly) until the balance is paid. I was suspended for 1 week w… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
64,712 satisfied customers
Son worked at restaurant in Fl. They had him regularly working
Son worked at restaurant in Fl. They had him regularly working 10 to 12 hour days 6-7 days a week. They said he was salaried & paid $500/week. They sent him to Martha's Vineyard & had him managing the… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I worked for a company And attended a trade show recently the
I worked for a company And attended a trade show recently the room and food bill was suppose to be on the company upon check in the required a credit card I gave them mine . the owner told me not to w… read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
My former employer had difficulty paying employees because
My former employer had difficulty paying employees because the company wasn't making enough money to support itself. He would occasionally be unable to pay the 4 or 5 emp. for 1 to 2 weeks at a time, … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
My employer owes me $4800 for a bonus I earned this quarter
My employer owes me $4800 for a bonus I earned this quarter and refuses to pay me. He says he never signed my contract and that it was just an offer letter. I have a copy of my offer letter that was s… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,153 satisfied customers
Since he filled out a voluntary quit form, he is not eligible
Since he filled out a voluntary quit form, he is not eligible for unemployment benefits. I am worried that if he contests this voluntary quit, then his former employer will give him a bad reference on… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I was terminated from my full time job n 1/30/09 and had accrued
I was terminated from my full time job n 1/30/09 and had accrued two weeks of vacation. My employer will not pay me for that even though the contract I signed when I started said that we will be paid … read more
Experienced Attorney
Experienced Attorney
JD
268 satisfied customers
My former employer does not wish to pay me for hours owed.
My former employer does not wish to pay me for hours owed. What can I do to file a grievance against her and her company.… read more
Jane T (LLC)
Jane T (LLC)
Master's Degree
2,862 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

13,679 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