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 husband and I recently applied for a job at the Gatorade
My husband and I recently applied for a job at the Gatorade plant and I haven't received a start date yet my husband and 5 other men did. I was given the job but they told my husband they didn't have … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,768 satisfied customers
I believe I was unjustly terminated from my salaried plus
I believe I was unjustly terminated from my salaried plus benefits job as the Beverage and Food manager from a major gobal hotel company in Henrico, Va (a Richmond suburb) after nine months of employm… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
22,364 satisfied customers
I have been with my present employer now .5 years. At
I have been with my present employer now .5 years. At the start I was a salaried employee, with perks, health insurance, IRA, life ins, etc. My hours are Mon- Thurs 8:30 to 3. At 3 I leave the office … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
Is it considered illegal in NJ to claim unemployment benefits
Is it considered illegal in NJ to claim unemployment benefits while the owner of a small business? The business has been in operation for over two years and has had a significant loss in the these yea… read more
Brandon, Esq.
Brandon, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Doctoral Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
The place where my husband works makes him work 6 days a week,
The place where my husband works makes him work 6 days a week, most weeks and 10 hours per day with only a 30 minute break. He does not get paid for those over time hours that usually run from 50-60 h… read more
Brandon, Esq.
Brandon, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Doctoral Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
I quit my job to relocate to florida with my husband. There
I quit my job to relocate to florida with my husband. There was no way we could afford to apartments, two utility bills and everything else while his job was eliminated and transferred to Florida. He … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
In Indiana will a 23% reduction in salary and demoted to different
In Indiana will a 23% reduction in salary and demoted to different position be considered positively if I file for unemployment? THis question is related to my prior question. There's never been any d… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
I am a specialty nurse who was hired salary 36hrs/wk. Every
I am a specialty nurse who was hired salary 36hrs/wk. Every moment of my day is scheduled in at least 10 min blocks, as well as 1/2hr lunch (which is auto deducted even if I do not get it due to patie… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
65,318 satisfied customers
I am being provided with a hostile work environment. On top
I am being provided with a hostile work environment. On top of that, I feel like I am about to be fired because I recently complained about it to the manager. I've noticed a recent trend that hispanic… read more
Brandon, Esq.
Brandon, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Doctoral Degree
1,467 satisfied customers
The company I work for has reduced my pay from $675 a week
The company I work for has reduced my pay from $675 a week salary to $10 an hour (no more than 40 hours) and transferred me to a location that requires me to drive 50 miles round trip each day. I cann… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
In April 2011, my husbands employer said that they didnt
In April 2011, my husbands' employer said that they didn't like his job performance, reduced his pay by 25% and moved him to a different department. Our home went into foreclosure. During the redempti… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
Can a potential employer verify my salary history from
Can a potential employer verify my salary history from employment, self employment and unemployment if (a) I don't disclose that information or do anything that would assist them in determining this o… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
133,519 satisfied customers
My friend is in Florida. He has been the executve director
My friend is in Florida. He has been the executve director of a chamber - 501-(c)(6). He is on salary. The organization is going broke. The board wants to change his salary to commission only with no … read more
skelly151
skelly151
partner
Post-Doctoral Degree
2,328 satisfied customers
My husband was terminated from employment on 01/05/10. He was
My husband was terminated from employment on 01/05/10. He was promised severance of 1 month salary, however has been given a separation agreement that he must sign in order to get the severance. It is… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
I need advice as per Colorado law because I can not get through
I need advice as per Colorado law because I can not get through to the unemployment phone number. My husband worked 11 years in well known DOD contracting company (company A). He was declared eligible… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,713 satisfied customers
I was let go after 1 1/2 years and was told that I did not
I was let go after 1 1/2 years and was told that I did not have a degree in accounting and that my bosses husband was taking my jod as he did have a degree in financial marketing. When I was hired the… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
I voluntarily quit my job in Florida after my divorce because
I voluntarily quit my job in Florida after my divorce because my employer was lowering my salary and not going to continue paying for travel time as previously agreed. I could no longer afford to live… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
my job is graphic designer /art director. My nationality is
my job is graphic designer /art director. My nationality is Japanese, and I have green card. I worked former company for about 8 years. Here is my time history: August 2008: I left former company in C… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 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

13,713 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