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 was off from a company about 8 months ago after being
I was laid off from a company about 8 months ago after being there for 5 years. They are currently hiring and I was contacted by the hiring manager and advised that I'm not eligible for re-hire at an … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
10,227 satisfied customers
If I got off from work and now that company is ring the same
If I got laid off from work and now that company is hiring the same position .What is the labor law about it… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
10,227 satisfied customers
I was a working as a field supervisor in one of four positions.
I was a working as a field supervisor in one of four positions. I was laid off on April 16th due to corporate restructure. I was told that the CEO(or board) selected my name specifically for the lay o… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
Regarding age, disability (Sleep Apnea-caused me to have own
Regarding age, disability (Sleep Apnea-caused me to have own hotel room at meetings versus shared room and Osteoporosis of right knee and over weight-had to have larger company vehicle with lumbar sup… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
21,461 satisfied customers
Hello I live in Florida and I was laid off from my job of three
Hello I live in Florida and I was laid off from my job of three years June 2008. I always had good evaluations and my supervisors always complimented my work. In February of 2008, I flew up to Kansas … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
42,607 satisfied customers
I was employed with a co. For 10 years. I resigned in dec.
I was employed with a co. For 10 years. I resigned in dec. 2010. The company asked that I stay on from Jan. 2011 until Jan. 2012 to assist with a project. I was told I could work from home; I would be… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
39,494 satisfied customers
Dear Sir/Madam,I work at the Gramercy Hotel in New York
Dear Sir/Madam, I work at the Gramercy Hotel in New York City as an on-call employee. I have been employed with them for over 7 years. We, I and another nine coworkers, were recently notified that the… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
Last year the company I had worked at for 7 years eliminated
Last year the company I had worked at for 7 years eliminated an entire department. Since that time they have hired people to do the same exact jobs that those of us who had been laid off did. Why did … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I was laid off from my job in February 2010. I have COBRA coverage
I was laid off from my job in February 2010. I have COBRA coverage which I am paying for. I was on unemployment and my doctor put me on short term disability until December 2011. I paid into my disabi… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
23,327 satisfied customers
1) Does precedent supersede a union contract Does a union
1) Does precedent supersede a union contract? Does a union contract supersede precedent? If HR states that they have followed precedent instead of the contract, have they violated the contract? 2) Am … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,244 satisfied customers
I was laid off from work due to mis-match/mis-hire and was
I was laid off from work due to mis-match/mis-hire and was told by my supervisor that there would be no black mark on my record. However, few days after when I called the HR, she mentioned that I was … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
21,461 satisfied customers
I was terminated in a wrongful termination. I am in a right
I was terminated in a wrongful termination. I am in a right to work state. I was costantly harassed by my former manager for two years. In 2009 I was put on a performance improvement plan which would … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
21,461 satisfied customers
After 28 years with a large international corporation, I was
After 28 years with a large international corporation, I was laid off as part of a management reduction in force. I was told my performance was completely satisfactory, but based on my location and ot… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
21,461 satisfied customers
I was terminated by huge computer corporation known to be
I was "terminated" by huge computer corporation known to be laying off 5000 employees in the last 1.5 years that uses a forced stack rank performance system that tends to drop the lowest 10%--"does no… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
21,461 satisfied customers
i work for a large cable manufacturer in NC. I was supposed
i work for a large cable manufacturer in NC. I was supposed to be laid off in Feb. They keep asking me to stay longer with my layoff date now in dec. I have seen 4 of my jobs bid off within the plant … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
21,461 satisfied customers
I was laid off back in January along with 50 other employees.
I was laid off back in January along with 50 other employees. I just recently saw an opening on the company's web site for my old position. I contacted my previous boss and asked him about the positio… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
I am currently employed with a fortune 500 company that is
I am currently employed with a fortune 500 company that is anticipated to go into bankruptcy shortly. In the past year this company has relocated me twice to remain employed. I have signed promissory … read more
Bernard King
Bernard King
Doctoral Degree
40 satisfied customers
I was laid off when my management position at an Illinois not-for-profit
I was laid off when my management position at an Illinois not-for-profit organization was eliminated. Now, five months later, the CEO has decided the position is necessary and the job is going to be c… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 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

13,841 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

21,461 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

4,293 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,526 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Ray

Ray

Employment lawyer

2,938 satisfied customers

30 years in Employment law

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

2,469 satisfied customers

Attorney

< 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