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 quit my job on 11/1/2018 in NY. I have received a
I have quit my job on 11/1/2018 in NY. I have received a large severance pay within 30 days of termination in the amount equal to 30 weeks (in addition to my pension lump sum as discussed in prior que… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,174 satisfied customers
Recently off from 34 years with company. I am 66 and
Recently laid off from 34 years with company. I am 66 and received separation agreement with lum sum payment offer. Can I collect the lump sum and still collect unemployment? … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
I have received a 6 months severance payment from my
I have received a 6 months severance payment from my employer in NY as a part of retirement package. Would I be eligeble for unemployment in NY state? If I move to Florida- -would I be eligible for un… read more
melissamesq
melissamesq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,064 satisfied customers
I am going into mediation with the Labor commissioner office
Hi, I am going into mediation with the Labor commissioner office and my employer this week, I plan to ask for an amount equal to the financial loss suffered based on the Net Disposable Amount I should… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
129,980 satisfied customers
I currently work for TD Bank in NJ (an at will employer in
I currently work for TD Bank in NJ (an at will employer in NJ) I am in management. On Oct 5th after working for TD Bank for 10 years I had told by our HR Representative my job had been eliminated. I h… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,234 satisfied customers
I am looking for an understanding of how severance pay of 16
I am looking for an understanding of how severance pay of 16 weeks affects PA Unemployment benefits. From what I am reading, those 16 weeks would be deducted from the 26 weeks, leaving me eligible for… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
I applied and have received a week so far. I recently
I applied for unemployment and have received a week so far. I recently recently received a severance. The severance was for a week for every year worked but paid in one lump sum. Will this be consider… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,234 satisfied customers
I was terminated after working previous company for
I was terminated after working for my previous company for 15 years. I was offered $5,000 in a severance package and now I'm seeing most companies offer 1-2 weeks of pay for every year worked. I haven… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,702 satisfied customers
I am being offered a separation pay from my current employer
I am being offered a separation pay from my current employer because my position is being relocated. The separation pay is to cover one month per each complete year of employment. My questions are: if… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
Hello. My job was eliminated 2/11/14 after 31 years of employment.
Hello. My job was eliminated 2/11/14 after 31 years of employment. I was paid a severance in lump sum. I filed my unemployment claim immediately. Was approved for UC only to begin 10/4/14 due to the s… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
65,261 satisfied customers
I was given severance (6 months) in a lump sum and the payout
I was given severance (6 months) in a lump sum and the payout was approximately $31K. Unemployment is estimating my severance using the gross payout so this makes my eligibility push out for an additi… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
I was layed off on 5/9/11 after 37 years for economic Reasons
I was layed off on 5/9/11 after 37 years for "economic Reasons" for an expected 90 day's. I filed for & was approved unemployment benefits. After 90 day's the company told me it would be for an extend… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
129,980 satisfied customers
I have worked for 5 years part time and worked 2 to 4 days
I have worked for 5 years part time and worked 2 to 4 days a week. I am an hourly employee making about 30 to 35 thousand a year. Starting the last quarter of last year, it has become only 2 to 4 days… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Retirement Payments - Section 8-1008 - Maryland Unemployment
Retirement Payments - Section 8-1008 - Maryland Unemployment Decisions Digest If the base period employer paid all of the contributions to the retirement plan, 100 percent of the retirement payments i… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
I was involuntarily terminated with my company because of company
I was involuntarily terminated with my company because of company downsizing and restructuring. I am to be paid severance pay, which will be 2 weeks pay for every year of service that I have. I applie… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
My NY organization retrenched and my position was eliminated.
My NY organization "retrenched" and my position was eliminated. The policy is that if you lose your job due to retrenchment you receive a week severance pay for every year worked. There is nothing in … read more
Employment Lawyer
Employment Lawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
311 satisfied customers
How does severence pay effect your unemployment Do you take
How does severence pay effect your unemployment? Do you take it in a lump sum or extend it out?… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I was the CFO at Equitable Bank in Grand Island NE until last
I was the CFO at Equitable Bank in Grand Island NE until last Friday when I was let go. Cost cutting I was told. Not a performance issue. I had been there 34 years. The bank let go myself and two othe… read more
Len
Len
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
444 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

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

41,221 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