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I've got questions regarding Cook County Illinois new vacation, sick-time, and PTO laws; is there someone that can help me understand the new regulations?… read more
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At my office we do not work a full 40 hour week,but if we don't make the 40 hours our
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I am a salaried, exempt employee. I left early on a Friday,
I am a salaried, exempt employee. I left early on a Friday, because I was ill. I was out sick M&T of the next week, came to work W but left 1 hour early, and remained out the remainder of that week (T… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
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I am a salaried employee in Texas. I worked 36 hours Monday
I am a salaried employee in Texas. I worked 36 hours Monday through Thursday and Friday I took a day off for personal reasons. I then submitted 4 hours of PTO (paid time off) for the Friday I took off… read more
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What constitutes "full time?" I am the only full time employee who does not get
What constitutes "full time?" I am the only full time employee who does not get PTO. Is this legal? I work 35 hours a week for the last 9 years. I used to get this benefit, but my hours were cut from … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
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My employment contract requires to me to work between 36-40
My employment contract requires to me to work between 36-40 hours to receive my salary pay as an exempt employee. My boss requires me to use a full 40 hour of PTO when I take vacation vs. 36 (the mini… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
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This is the scenerio San Antonio, Texas. A non-exempt employee
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Dimitry K., Esq.
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I am an exempt employee and want to know if I am required to use PTO (paid time off) hours in a given work week if I have already worked 40hrs. Example: Week1 - Mon. 9.5, Tues. 9.25, Wed. 9.5, Thurs. … read more
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Our company policy allows employees to take 40 hours of PTO, and they can take this time in advance of accruing it. We have a California based employee that took the total 40 hours and an additional 5… read more
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A company selling to other company is claiming that they can
A company selling to other company is claiming that they can transfer 40 hours of PTO / Vacation time to the purchasing company without reconciling / paying the employee for the hours accrued. They al… read more
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I am a salaried employee in VA who normally works more then
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Hi. I am a nurse, from Atlanta, who works 40 hours a week.
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