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 company did a reorg and move my position out of town to
my company did a reorg and move my position out of town to another city. They told me that I can move there and continue working. but, if not, I will loose my job. is this legal ? should they compensa… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
41,326 satisfied customers
I have a non exempt employee in my company whose current
I have a non exempt employee in my company whose current commute is approximately 20 miles (35 minutes) each way to Office A. The HR Director has decided that this employee should report to a new work… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
24,304 satisfied customers
There are 19 employees in the same position, performing the
There are 19 employees in the same position, performing the same job and duties. The company has placed half of them on a bonus structure and refuse to do so for the remaining. Is this legal?… read more
Delta-Lawyer
Delta-Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,510 satisfied customers
my company is closing offices at my location and may offer
my company is closing offices at my location and may offer me the position at another office about 49 miles away (as per google maps) from current office.. can I refuse the new position and ask for my… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
10,845 satisfied customers
I work for a temporary service whos pay schedule goes monday
I work for a temporary service whos pay schedule goes monday thru sunday and they have me working for a company who pays their employees sunday thru sat. I worked mon-sun last week but only got paid t… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I am a consultant and I recently signed a contract for a new
I am a consultant and I recently signed a contract for a new position. My understanding was that the position was located at a facility about 35 miles from my home, a commute of about 1 hour and 45 mi… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
Saturdays has ALWAYS been voluntary with OT until recently.
Saturdays has ALWAYS been voluntary with OT until recently. they're now making people work tuesday thru saturday and giving monday off so they dont have to pay OT anymore… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
41,326 satisfied customers
My job is being brought "in-house; I am currently working
My job is being brought "in-house'; I am currently working at home in NJ for a co in PA. They want me to come to philly and I have 2 weeks to decide. They have offered me to keep my job and commute - … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,233 satisfied customers
Just a quick question, first a little background. I have been
Just a quick question, first a little background. I have been with the same company for the last 13 years, working at the same location. I am an hourly employee and live and work in the Commonwealth o… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
mydepartment works 6 days aweek, my schedule is Tuesday through
mydepartment works 6 days aweek, my schedule is Tuesday through saturday. When a holiday falls on a monday, we were given the opportunity to take Tuesday off as our holiday. now they are requiring tha… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,526 satisfied customers
Hi, I was hired by a federal government contractor in September
Hi, I was hired by a federal government contractor in September to work at a government location in clarendon, va. When I was hired I was told that the office might be relocating much farther away fro… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
Question my husband is 55 yrs old - working in the grocery
Question: my husband is 55 yrs old - working in the grocery store industry for over 40 years. He has been employed for 3 months short of 10 yrs in his current store as a Produce Manager. This chain of… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,962 satisfied customers
I have worked with an agency for 20 years as a supervisor.
I have worked with an agency for 20 years as a supervisor. I initially accepted the position as supervisor before we built a new facility . We have been in the new building since 2000. It was explaine… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,887 satisfied customers
I have been a full time employee for over 3yrs. The hours of
I have been a full time employee for over 3yrs. The hours of operation were 7am to 7pm Mon thru Fri, 8am to 1pm Saturday. It has been a very slow schedule for the past two weeks so the company decided… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
24,304 satisfied customers
My employer is relocating my building 75 miles away from its
My employer is relocating my building 75 miles away from its current position. Unless I commute 2 hours each way or move closer, I'll be out of a job. Do I have any recourse? Can this be considered a … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
I am paid hourly and normally work 8 hours per day at my companys
I am paid hourly and normally work 8 hours per day at my company's home location. I have been asked to go to a different location for one day of training. This location is MUCH farther away from where… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
70,702 satisfied customers
My scott got laid off from an employer whereby he signed a
My scott got laid off from an employer whereby he signed a non-compete clause. He is interviewing with a competitor. Because he got laid off, is he going to have a problem with the non-compete issue?… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
70,702 satisfied customers
My husband was laid off, once again, from a mortgage ...
My husband was laid off, once again, from a mortgage company. He is not getting paid for the three months worth of loans he brought in. The company is still functioning under a "skeleton" crew. First,… read more
BusinessDoc
BusinessDoc
Doctoral Degree
7,672 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

13,962 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,729 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