Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
We have an internship program that we have to cut due to
We have an internship program that we have to cut due to financial reasons. The first two weeks are unpaid until they get a certification. After they receive the certification they are paid for shadow… read more
VL Lawyer
VL Lawyer
Juris Doctorare
328 satisfied customers
I am a California resident and pay California State income
I am a California resident and pay California State income tax. I worked for a multinational oil exploration and drilling company on their vessels off-shore (in international waters) in the Gulf of Me… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,636 satisfied customers
I've been recently off due to downsizing at my employer.
I've been recently laid off due to downsizing at my employer. They offered me a severance package. How will this effect my chance to collect unemployment while I'm looking for a new job ?? btw, I've n… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,636 satisfied customers
I work for a pharmaceutical company that has been doing lay
I work for a pharmaceutical company that has been doing lay offs for the last 2+ years. They finally this May/June 2012 got around to our department, to dismantling the department. Laying some people … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,636 satisfied customers
I was hired by Triumph Healthcare last July, and accepted a
I was hired by Triumph Healthcare last July, and accepted a perdiem position, with the understanding that once a project started, I would be hired full time. Triumph was bought out two months later, b… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I got pulled in by HR and they wrongly accused me of doing
I got pulled in by HR and they wrongly accused me of doing a illegal transaction with another employee. They could not prove anything bc it was false, apologized, and sent me home with pay for the day… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
My question deals with wrongful termnation issue. Heres
My question deals with wrongful termnation issue. Here's a little background. Actual first day of employment was 2-15-2010.I moved from Ohio to Nebraska for position.My position was Corn Milling Busin… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
132,752 satisfied customers
Employment Law-Getting Laid Off I currently live and work
Employment Law-Getting Laid Off: I currently live and work in the state of Ohio. The business unit that I work for is in the process of being shutdown because our current operations has been outsource… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
My employer has given all the employees notification that they
My employer has given all the employees notification that they are closing our business down and moving it to a sister company location in Northridge California as of June 2011. They have already laid… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,620 satisfied customers
I am 4 month pregnant and is the only one laid off today in
I am 4 month pregnant and is the only one laid off today in my branch in TX because of business restructure. The company laid off other employees today in other branches. I was given a 1 month severag… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I was a VP in charge of a Web design and dev. I was with the
I was a VP in charge of a Web design and dev. I was with the company for 12 years and did much hands-on design work. As a designer, I had an online portfolio of design work. This included work done wh… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
Due to economic reasons, I was recently laid off from a County
Due to economic reasons, I was recently laid off from a County government job in Florida. My severance package is much smaller then previous lay off rounds. I had spoken to HR a month ago and even the… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
After 31 years with the same engineering co. I was laid off
After 31 years with the same engineering co. I was laid off via a phone call the night before with no severage package or anything. I was an employee in good standing but at 52 I was the oldest. My in… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
Hi, Im a bank branch manager in SF sunset area. My bank is
Hi, I'm a bank branch manager in SF sunset area. My bank is downsizing by closing my branch and the other branch in southern CA. All my staff is laid off and gets a severage package. For me, I got a j… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,160 satisfied customers
I was laid off from AIG, INC and was only given two weeks notice.
I was laid off from AIG, INC and was only given two weeks notice. I do not understand why AIG does not have to follow the warn NY regulation of 60 to 90 days notice.… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,646 satisfied customers
I have a few more days to sign some documents which it will
I have a few more days to sign some documents which it will release me for any legal matter agains the company I work for. The thing is that they said that if I don't sign my papers that I won't be ab… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
64,684 satisfied customers
the business where I work is closing.We all received separation
the business where I work is closing.We all received separation agreement&General Release. It's an offer for Medical coverage for 3months and a severance for one week paid on each completed year of wo… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
I live in NJ and I was just Laid Off my Job! along ...
I live in NJ and I was just Laid Off my Job! along with 5 other employees who perform the same job function that I do. All of them except one were new hires or with less time invested in the company. … read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 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