Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Employment Law Questions
Can an employer contact your doctors office concerning a
Can an employer contact your doctors office concerning a doctors note? … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,418 satisfied customers
I work at an assisted living quarters. A resident went to
I work at an assisted living quarters. A resident went to the hospital yesterday. I called the hospital to ask how she was doing . They told me. When my administrator found out, she was very upset, sa… read more
Marc
Marc
Attorney at Law
JD
319 satisfied customers
I was at a dental office and the hygienist told me that
I was at a dental office and the hygienist told me that years ago she had a patient at another office who is a coworker of mine. She did not disclose any info about my coworker except that she used to… read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
2,986 satisfied customers
Have a question pertaining to surgery schedules containing
Have a question pertaining to surgery schedules containing patient names. I am a sales reps who is HIPPA trained. Am I committing a violation by taking a hospital schedule given to me by a hospital em… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
65,374 satisfied customers
If I were to ask the expert opinion of an outside person that
If I were to ask the expert opinion of an outside person that pertains to a patient I transported by ambulance, and only gave a scenario of my treatment and patient condition and results of my treatme… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
I would like to know if an employee working in a hospital has
I would like to know if an employee working in a hospital has violated the hippa law by opening a pts paper chart ?… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Fired by the President without do process. Received a phone
Fired by the President without do process. Received a phone call from the President stating he wanted to see me in his office. I called my immediate supervisor to ask what this was about. He stated he… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
I work at a dental office in Maple Grove, Mn. I have 2 situations
I work at a dental office in Maple Grove, Mn. I have 2 situations where I need clarification. 1) We were verbally informed at a staff meeting that at the end of the year ,hours worked would be reviewe… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,580 satisfied customers
Worked in a former office and went through the phonebook to
Worked in a former office and went through the phonebook to find people I knew to do a mailing is that breaking the law of hippa… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Well, here is one you may not have heard. I am a dental hygienist
Well, here is one you may not have heard. I am a dental hygienist (35 years) who had been employed at an office for 13 years. Today, I was terminated for refusing to violate HIPAA! My employer has nev… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My employer wants to videotape me and my patient during an
My employer wants to videotape me and my patient during an appointment for training purposes without my consent. Can they videotape without my consent and without the patient's consent?… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
I was discharged from my job as an Registered Nurse based on
I was discharged from my job as an Registered Nurse based on what a patient has stated. I applied for unemployment and have been denied. Unemployment states that I was discharged for violation of a re… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
12,488 satisfied customers
I am a state employee. On July 7,2011 (thursday) I went to
I am a state employee. On July 7,2011 (thursday) I went to work and was told by the associate director that I had to report to employee health because i missed four days of work and needed to be relea… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
i am a registered nurse returning to work after 5 yrs. i had
i am a registered nurse returning to work after 5 yrs. i had my license reinstated if i agreed to enroll in Health practioners monitoring program. I have a history of chemical dependency. i just inter… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My wife was fired from the hospital she worked at for a Hippa
My wife was fired from the hospital she worked at for a Hippa violation. We believe it was an attempt to lower cost by replacing an older worker, age 58, with thirty years experience with a lesser pai… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I manage a dental office and am out sick yesterday and today.
I manage a dental office and am out sick yesterday and today. A patient called to request a refund for money on her account with the office and my employer gave the patient my home and phone number to… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,160 satisfied customers
Does the state of Virginia recognize an individuals right fo
Does the state of Virginia recognize an individuals right fo privacy, specifically in issues involving federal regulations concerning the confidentiality of workplace drug and alcohol testing results?… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I work for a non-profit that has some connections with entities
I work for a non-profit that has some connections with entities that have to follow HIPPA, we have some professionals on staff whose licensure say follow HIPPA and state law, and we have a majority of… 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

13,580 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