Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
Today at work I was wrongfully accused of a crime. I work at
Hi, today at work I was wrongfully accused of a crime. I work at a call center and was called into the office in a dramatic fashion. After explaining and verifying the attempt I made to correct a undo… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,913 satisfied customers
When you were wrongfully terminated and it was not age or
When you were wrongfully terminated and it was not age or race related, but retaliation is it a possibility that you can filea law suit? … read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
3,159 satisfied customers
I was terminated during my probationary period by a
I was terminated during my probationary period by a government employer in CA without cause. I understand that they are not beholden to state laws that guarantee me my final paycheck upon termination;… read more
DanLegal
DanLegal
Law Partner
Juris Doctor
3,236 satisfied customers
I was fired, one week before my 90 day probationary period.
I was fired, one week before my 90 day probationary period. The only feedback I received was the week before. I asked the office manager how she thought I was doing. She said she thought I was doing f… read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
9,587 satisfied customers
A fire department promotional question. I have, the
I have, the department and the cities stance is , they will not address the issue unless someone initiates a grievance procedure. … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
28,268 satisfied customers
I am creating an Employee Handbook for a friend's start up
I am creating an Employee Handbook for a friend's start up company. I am in HR, but fairly new, and I want to verify the 90 probationary policy for California. Is this necessary? I have a 90 day waiti… read more
Michael Gonzalez
Michael Gonzalez
JD
585 satisfied customers
Hello, I am the owner of a "small business", 5 employees. 59
Hello, I am the owner of a "small business", 5 employees. 59 days ago I hired a new employee who had been calling and, basically begging for a job. I gave him a job and told him he would there would b… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
I work in an at-will employment state (Alabama). I was recently
I work in an at-will employment state (Alabama). I was recently terminated, and I believe that it was unjust. My termination letter states that I was terminated for poor performance, but I was told (v… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
I was contacted by a senior auditor for new york state unemployment
I was contacted by a senior auditor for new york state unemployment insurance last week. He tried to visit the business but went to the wrong address and left his card. I called back and now have a me… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
Is not a good fit a legitimate reason for termination of
Is "not a good fit" a legitimate reason for termination of employment during the probationary period? The probationary period is one year (I was there 10 months). There were HR issues with verbal abus… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
22,662 satisfied customers
I went to work for an over the road trucking co. They told
I went to work for an over the road trucking co. They told me upon hiring that i would be on probation for 90 days, during which time if i was in an accident i would be terminated. I was in an acciden… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
22,662 satisfied customers
We have an employee who has worked here part time for three
We have an employee who has worked here part time for three weeks, well within the 90 day probationary period as outlined in our employee manual. The employee has demonstrated rude behavior and insubo… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,488 satisfied customers
Do I have grounds to stand on, if I was terminated from a job
Do I have grounds to stand on, if I was terminated from a job without a reason other than they made a mistake. They were supposed to offer the job to someone else before me after I had been working th… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
41,846 satisfied customers
I was in a 90 day probationary period at my new job. I was
I was in a 90 day probationary period at my new job. I was out 5 days. Once on December 1 2009, due to the fact that I was sent home because I was sick at work. Two on January 4th and 5th of 2010, wen… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I filed a eeo complaint against my company, because my boss
I filed a eeo complaint against my company, because my boss fabricated an allegation of inappropriate behavior between a female and male employee working in the same department -- one is a supervisor … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
When I was hired on 4/3/09, I was told that I had a 90 day
When I was hired on 4/3/09, I was told that I had a 90 day probationary period, at which time if I passed, I would then be eligible for benefits, i.e. sick leave and vacation, no medical. First, there… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
I was a District Manager for a fortune 500 company until 3-16-09
I was a District Manager for a fortune 500 company until 3-16-09 when I was terminated. There was a HR investigation done without me being interviewed before the decision was made to terminate me. The… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
I was on medical leave per doctor orders for the last
I was on medical leave per doctor orders for the last month. I received a call Thursday from my employer saying that I had been terminated. The termination actually took place the Friday before. I did… 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

Isaac, Esq.

Isaac, 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