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Experience:  Practicing Attorney with 10 years experience
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Im a homecare nurse and have a mandatory education day

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Im a homecare nurse and have a mandatory education day annually. They say they will pay us but dont and they are not willing to accomadate my schedule so that I can attend. they said if I dont attend I am noncompliant and cant work is this legal?
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: new york
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: its a Homecare Agency
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have been with them 9 yrs and I have never gotten a raise however they did take 2.00 an hour away from me without notice a few yrs ago.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 8 months ago.

No, they need to pay you for those efforts wherein you are trying to stay current in your licensing requirements.