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 am a firefighter working for a municipality in south
I am a firefighter working for a municipality in south Florida. We have a private pension plan that follows Chapter 175 Florida Statutes. In 2013 our pension multiplier was reduced to 2.25%. Chapter 1… read more
Robert L
Robert L
Deputy General Counsel
Juris Doctor
623 satisfied customers
I worked for DuPont Pioneer for nearly 14 years. Am I still
I worked for DuPont Pioneer for nearly 14 years. Am I still entitled to a pension plan … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,471 satisfied customers
My father Charles H Domville was an engineer at continental
My father Charles H Domville was an engineer at continental can for 45 years we never recieived his pension Why … read more
Edward Young
Edward Young
Juris Doctor
760 satisfied customers
My husband recently passed away. He left me as his
My husband recently passed away. He left me as his beneficiary on his life insurance through is employer. His ex-wife filed a claim in the names of the children because their divorce decree said he ha… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,430 satisfied customers
I need to know what the vesting rules were before 1973. I know
I need to know what the vesting rules were before 1973. I know now that 1000 hours are considered a vesting year. Was it like that in 1973?… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I've been disabled since 2010. I will be 62 in March 2016.
I've been disabled since 2010. I will be 62 in March 2016. Is it possible for me to get my pension early since I am disabled and need the money.… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
MY HUSBAND WAS MARRIED BEFORE GOT DIVORCE, S EX HAD APPLIED
MY HUSBAND WAS MARRIED BEFORE GOT DIVORCE, HIS EX HAD APPLIED FOR HIS TEAMSTERS PENSION, AT 55 BEFORE HE STARTED HIS PENSION. THE DIVORCE PAPERS SAID SHE GET 1/2 UNTIL HER DEATH WITCH ABOUT A YEAR AGO… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
130,101 satisfied customers
My father was not aware that he was entitled to a pension when
My father was not aware that he was entitled to a pension when he retired at age 62. He could have applied for a pension at age 65. He never received anything in the mail. Pension Fund states that the… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
130,101 satisfied customers
I am retired and have a defined benefint pension plan that
I am retired and have a defined benefint pension plan that is paying a monthly benfit to me. The company is Marsh & McLennan, headquartered in NY. The plan has an irrevocable beneficiary which is my e… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,739 satisfied customers
About 2 years ago I retired from 1199 drug division and am
About 2 years ago I retired from 1199 drug division and am currently receiving a pension from them. I am not however receiving any health benefits because I didn't receive my first pension check until… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,739 satisfied customers
Hi I work for a large multi-billion $ conglomorate. Our
Hi I work for a large multi-billion $ conglomorate. Our division is being sold. At the sale close, the conglomorate has imposed a set of arbitrary rules to determine pension benefits. We think these r… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
does the employee retirement income security act apply to
does the employee retirement income security act apply to all pensions an does the pension benefit guarantee corp.. known as pbgc tell me how much i will get for a pension in multi employer pension pl… read more
Loren
Loren
36,738 satisfied customers
In 2007, I lost my job with a company that I had worked for
In 2007, I lost my job with a company that I had worked for for 23 years, when they closed their Philadelphia operation. In 2011, I tried to apply for my retirement pension, but was told that I did no… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I joined an organization that had a pension plan, I am now
I joined an organization that had a pension plan, I am now within 9 months of vesting (i joined in Nov. 2007 and would be 100% vested in Nov. 2012) and they may freeze the plan in April, 2012. Do I ha… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I applied for my Pension benefits from Teamsters local 695
I applied for my Pension benefits from Teamsters local 695 and was denied. I submitted an appeal letter on 1-20-2010, and was also denied. I left Hawthorn Mellody Dairy June 1991, and payed up my pens… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers
Lump Sum payment, In 2007 I requested a pension stmt from my
Lump Sum payment, In 2007 I requested a pension stmt from my employer, ststing that I would like to take a "Lump Sum pymt" vs monthly annunity payment..the stmt came back stating that I was not eligbl… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
We are a very small business. We are in a multiemployer pension
We are a very small business. We are in a multiemployer pension fund. Our (1) employee retired & we were assesed with a $300.000 withdrawal liability. What is a de minimis amount? Our net worth is und… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,082 satisfied customers
I am a Participant of the National Automatic Sprinkler Industry
I am a Participant of the National Automatic Sprinkler Industry Pension Plan. I have Break in Continuity defined in the Plan as an Employee who fails to earn two-tenths of Pension Credit during a peri… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
7,022 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

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

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

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

13,334 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,490 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

12,478 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,029 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

3,007 satisfied customers

I provide employment and discrimination law advice in my own practice.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,893 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice 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