Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
I have a home services agency in illinois and I employ
I have a home services agency in illinois and I employ caregivers to provided personal care to clients. My question is what is an ITIN number and can i legally hire someone who has an ITIN and not a s… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
3,143 satisfied customers
Home health care worker in Florida subcontracts his services
Home health care worker in Florida subcontracts his services through an agency. Worker provided all services on schedule and elderly client was satisfied with his service, but not the other worker pro… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I have some concern regarding my job as caregiver, recently
Hi there, I have some concern regarding my job as caregiver, recently I have a client attending in the hospital when some situation occur an allegation reported by the staff nurses to my employer that… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,679 satisfied customers
I have been paying my caregivers/companion services overtime
I have been paying my caregivers/companion services overtime if they work more than 40 hours a week. I have been told that a law was overturned making it possible for them to work more hours and not g… read more
Delta-Lawyer
Delta-Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,510 satisfied customers
my boss demoted me given reason,she have this home health
my boss demoted me for no given reason,she have this home health company and she took on a few clients that didnt want any black caregivers in their home as the company senior care supervisor i didnt … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,679 satisfied customers
I work for an assisted living facility with 22-24 residents
I work for an assisted living facility with 22-24 residents at any given time. My normal shift is 3rd shift, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. I work part time and average 24 hours a week. There are two employee… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,234 satisfied customers
A caregiver is contracted with a home services agency. He switched
A caregiver is contracted with a home services agency. He switched to another agency. The patient that the caregiver was taking care of wants to switch to the agency he is currently in. The contract w… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I need to take time off to care for my sick parents. I know
I need to take time off to care for my sick parents. I know I can get FMLA, but can I get paid for lost wages through Social Security?… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,601 satisfied customers
In April 2011, I began working for a small (census approx 250
In April 2011, I began working for a small (census approx 250 clients) RI homecare agency in a clerical position. I also have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which developed appproximately 6 years ago, when I… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
I am writing for my partner who works at a private day care/school
I am writing for my partner who works at a private day care/school for severely retarded individuals. He is beng asked to perform personal care duties (cleaning up after bowel movements, giving baths,… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
Can an employer pay an employee in the form of a shift pay
Can an employer pay an employee in the form of a "shift pay" that amounts to less than minimum wage per hour, if the employee is a caregiver for an elderly RCFE, and works a night shift where they are… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
I am bookkeeper for an elderly woman who, because of a recent
I am bookkeeper for an elderly woman who, because of a recent surgery, has 24-hour coverage by caregivers, hired through an outside agency. She will be traveling two hours to a nearby city and staying… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,464 satisfied customers
We are a Home Care agency (we provide personal care services
We are a Home Care agency (we provide personal care services to elderly clients in their home to help them stay independent and safe.) We recently received an employment application from a caregiver a… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 satisfied customers
I am the Agent under a POA for a lady in an assisted living
I am the Agent under a POA for a lady in an assisted living facility. After a long hospitalization which left our lady in a diminished state I hired a company to provide private duty care at the bedsi… read more
Ray
Ray
Employment lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,720 satisfied customers
I applied for unemployment as I was told I was terminated for
I applied for unemployment as I was told I was terminated for breaking company policy. I am an RN and had discharged a patient over a month ago from agency homecare. This is a psych patient with whom … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
129,328 satisfied customers
Hi I work a Live In case & its 3 of us. One get 150 a day&
Hi I work a Live In case & its 3 of us. One get 150 a day& 2 of us get 135 a day. The reason is the Mom let her daughter earn are pay which 175 a day the agency collect. The agency is a Homemaker & Co… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
A law was passed and sent to homecare agiences on October 6
A law was passed and sent to homecare agiences on October 6 2010, that allows a paid care giver to live in the same house as thier parent, but I can not find that letter online and my Agency knows abo… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
I work for a social service agency that is under contract with
I work for a social service agency that is under contract with the state. Under this contract, each employee is not allowed to exceed 30 clients for safety and quality of care. However, my company ter… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
129,328 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