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 work for a large company that is in the middle of
I work for a large company that is in the middle of organizational restructuring, and I have been on a medical leave of absence and on short term disability since the end of November. I was called yes… read more
Bill Attorney
Bill Attorney
law
4,425 satisfied customers
I am currently 7 weeks pregnant. I have been employed with
I am currently 7 weeks pregnant. I have been employed with my employer for 2 and 1/2 months. I fell ill on Wed with acute sinusitis, stomach bug, and severe headache. I went to dr after calling out th… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
I live and work in Houston, TX. I submitted my resignation
I live and work in Houston, TX. I submitted my resignation notice on March 31st, 2014. My last day of work was supposed to be April 11th, 2014 and I was planning to start new job April 14, 2014. On Ap… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,767 satisfied customers
I have been out on sick leave (Short Term Disability with my
I have been out on sick leave (Short Term Disability with my employer) and am have an at will employment contract in the state of Massachusetts. Due to an email I received this evening from a supervis… read more
TexLaw
TexLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
4,347 satisfied customers
I am currently on Short Term Disability in Massachusetts since
I am currently on Short Term Disability in Massachusetts since late November. My STD claim runs out on February 20 which is 12 weeks. My condition is going to need to move me to Long Term Disability. … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I work for a national grocery store chain. On Oct 24 I closed
I work for a national grocery store chain. On Oct 24 I closed the store, just sent the last employee home and went to check a rear door bar. I became sick threw up, passed out in a store aisle for 1 1… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
132,706 satisfied customers
When an employee has vacation and personal days available to
When an employee has vacation and personal days available to it under its employer's vacation, sick, etc policy, is it legal for the employer to require an employee to apply for STD benefits prior to … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
132,706 satisfied customers
Im wondering if I have an EEOC case. Had long bout with pneumonia in Spring and Sum
I'm wondering if I have an EEOC case. Had long bout with pneumonia in Spring and Summer this year. Tried coming back to work, first four hour day, then six...In late June, Dr. Provided note to continu… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Background: I have a situation at work. I work in DC where
Background: I have a situation at work. I work in DC where I'm a V.P. for a large company Headquartered in NY. I have worked for this company for 23 years without any issues. Beginning 1 Jan 2012 we h… read more
laborlawyer1
laborlawyer1
99 satisfied customers
My husband is being harassed at work due to several serious
My husband is being harassed at work due to several serious illnesses which have happened within a 3 year time period. He has had to use advanced leave to cover his absences and still get paid. Now hi… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
67,493 satisfied customers
My husband was recently told his last day of employment will
My husband was recently told his last day of employment will be 8-31-11 due to two companies merging and they were only keeping one person to do his job. They chose the person from the other company. … read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I have worked for a Company for 14 years, currently on std
I have worked for a Company for 14 years, currently on std for Pneumonia. I was born w/ congenital heart disease which has always affected me. As I get older stamina, illness etc has been getting wors… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,169 satisfied customers
I am a person with a permanent disability who was recently
I am a person with a permanent disability who was recently hospitalized and given a return to work notice by my doctor with certain conditions. I have a primary immune deficiency called CVID and I wor… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,740 satisfied customers
Im a local government employee and I have made my department
I'm a local government employee and I have made my department aware of my coverage under ADA. I asked to be moved to another shift and was told first that I couldn't be moved because of "performance" … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,928 satisfied customers
Is it legal for an employer to fire someone due to an illness
Is it legal for an employer to fire someone due to an illness? My mother has chronic bronchitis and it was approved by a medical doctor and was on file at the hospital she works for...the note supposi… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
67,493 satisfied customers
I work for P&G, have recently been diagnosed with ADD and PTSS,
I work for P&G, have recently been diagnosed with ADD and PTSS, and have had sever stress, depression and anxiety due to a hostel work environment and boss. HR has agreed to more me out of the situati… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 satisfied customers
I was recently diagnosed with Gallbladder disease and had to
I was recently diagnosed with Gallbladder disease and had to have surgery, which was documented and ordered by my physician. I had complications after surgery, which required me to take an extra week … read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
Hello, I was off sick earlier this year with clinical depression.
Hello, I was off sick earlier this year with clinical depression. I lost approx 3mths and was covered by medical certificates. I have had the condition since I was a teenager and my employer was aware… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 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

13,928 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