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 daughter works for a Wildlife Rehab Center and went into
My daughter works for a Wildlife Rehab Center and went into the hospital for 2 days, on her days off from work, so she technically didn't miss any days of work, but they are now asking for a doctor's … read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
3,654 satisfied customers
Ma'am, I've been mistreated and mis leaded by my direct
Dear Sir/Ma'am, I've been mistreated and mis leaded by my direct supervisor and also there is a discrimination started recently and deal with me differently. Should I proceed to File an Administrative… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,758 satisfied customers
My office work space is in the basement and adjacent to the
My office work space is in the basement and adjacent to the lunch room and a bathroom, which has a shower. I was informed by senior management that before my office was built, management put the bathr… read more
A.J.
A.J.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,796 satisfied customers
I was working at Cargill production company. Where they had
I was working at Cargill production company. Where they had us sign equal rights agreements. We were suppose to have a trainer guide us through the first 45 days. First week was orientation for 3 days… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
65,261 satisfied customers
In the workplace where there is no smoking on company premises,
In the workplace where there is no smoking on company premises, as long as you are on an unpaid break off company premises can the employer designate a company policy of where you are allowed to smoke… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a question as to the chain of events listed below
Hello, I have a question as to the chain of events listed below and would like to get advice as to whether I have any recourse as to being terminated. Thank you. 3/27/2012 Called in sick for two days.… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
65,261 satisfied customers
I work at the Radisson Hotel at King of Prussia, PA my boss
I work at the Radisson Hotel at King of Prussia, PA my boss is an abusive person. I work for him for 5.5 years and April 27 th 2012 will be his last day to work with this company. He has a very bad at… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,160 satisfied customers
I work for a company that says that everyone who works for
I work for a company that says that everyone who works for 6 hours must take a 30 minute break for "lunch". If an employee works 6.04 hours and then leaves for a supervisor approved doctor's appointme… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I work for ILA 1351 in Houston, Texas and when we are dispateched
I work for ILA 1351 in Houston, Texas and when we are dispateched work, we may work for several different companies but West Gulf Maritime handles the payroll. I have been working for ILA since Decemb… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,767 satisfied customers
I am a Manager with IRS and I am on sick leave today. My Acting
I am a Manager with IRS and I am on sick leave today. My Acting Manager used IRS resources and called my husbands cell phone to speak with me to ask if I would be attending a conference call today aft… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
i just recently was fired, im currently pregnant. I am looking
i just recently was fired, i'm currently pregnant. I am looking for information on wether i have a case or not. Besides the fact that she did several things that i feel were discriminating to me since… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,174 satisfied customers
I am a Registered Nurse; and was employed at an ambulatory
I am a Registered Nurse; and was employed at an ambulatory surgery center (60 nurse employees). I have documented (by medical doctor) restrictions in my employment file. I am restricted from assignmen… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
My employer states that we have to clock out before stepping
My employer states that we have to clock out before stepping outside to have a smoke break. I work as a Nurse on nights (12 hour shifts) and can only manage to get off the floor 2 maybe 3 times during… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
can you get fired for going to the restroom after your 15min
can you get fired for going to the restroom after your 15min break at work they said that counted as my break to?… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
I had an employee grab me about the throat ans slam me to the
I had an employee grab me about the throat ans slam me to the floor over the back of my chair. I was actually this persons supervisor. I immediately picked myself up left the room and went directly to… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
I live & work in Iowa, (30 to 35 hrs weekly) my employer consistantly
I live & work in Iowa, (30 to 35 hrs weekly) my employer consistantly schedules me for an 8 hour day(ei. 11:30am to 7:30pm,etc) without any time for a lunch hour and only one 15min break. Is that lega… read more
TX LAWYER
TX LAWYER
Juris Doctorate
2 satisfied customers
I am going through menopause and have been on the job ...
I am going through menopause and have been on the job for 21 years and only have 3 1/2 years till retirement. I cannot take any treatments (HRT''s) because I am a smoker. I have been having to cope wi… read more
BusinessDoc
BusinessDoc
Doctoral Degree
7,672 satisfied customers
I work for an employer that allows sick days to be used.
I work for an employer that allows sick days to be used. Can they determine the number of occasions that can be used if all the sick time was documented and the employer was given a formal dr's excuse… read more
4ren6
4ren6
Retired
2,906 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

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