Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
I recently started a fully remote full time in NJ for a
Hi, I recently started a fully remote full time in NJ for a company in NY. I reside in NJ 100% of the year. Do I have to pay NY taxes, NJ or both? Also my employer doesn't offer Short term disability … read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
2,198 satisfied customers
I have worked for the State of NM for over 20 years. It has
I have worked for the State of NM for over 20 years. It has always been part-time. There have been occasions where I haven't been able to report hours in a given time period due to lack of work-our of… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,095 satisfied customers
Pearl.. Under what circumstances would our nonprofit not be
Hello, Pearl. I'm Kristen. Under what circumstances would our nonprofit not be responsible for unemployment compensation upon termination of an employee? The only reason for termination I have is that… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
Second opinion] To further ask another question. If I do use
Second opinion] To further ask another question. If I do use partial unemployment my salary if I choose to go to 3 days, when me employer removes me from my position of management. How long can I coll… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
When applying for Pa Unemployment, (I'm receiving $34,000
When applying for Pa Unemployment, (I'm receiving $34,000 severance), the question asked when filing a new unemployment case asks if I'll receive more than $20k severance. Since I'm receiving $34k pre… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
8,969 satisfied customers
I currently work for TD Bank in NJ (an at will employer in
I currently work for TD Bank in NJ (an at will employer in NJ) I am in management. On Oct 5th after working for TD Bank for 10 years I had told by our HR Representative my job had been eliminated. I h… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,029 satisfied customers
Okay I 't know how this works, so we'll see how far this
Okay I don't know how this works, so we'll see how far this goes. I have been an employee of a local (state chartered) bank for over ten years. Initially I was full-time (for about five years). The ba… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
We hire actors as temporary employment for shows (3 months
We hire actors as temporary employment for shows (3 months part time work), and we just had one file an unemployment claim. Can she do that? (also the system categorized it for CA after I paid, we are… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
Back in 2010 I was wrongfully terminated and was receiving
Back in 2010 I was wrongfully terminated and was receiving unemployment benefits in New Mexico for several months. Basically, they have recently determined I need to repay them in full. I have had a r… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,309 satisfied customers
If you quit a company in an at will state with no notice can
If you quit a company in an at will state with no notice can they keep your earned vacation pay? my husband is an over the road driver and must drive 135,000 miles to earn a weeks vacation he currentl… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
Ii have been receiving Unemployment Compensation benefits in New Mexico but have been over
Ii have been receiving Unemployment Compensation benefits in New Mexico but have been overpaid because in anwering weekly question of "Have you worked 3 or more days?" i naively replied "No" in spite … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I have recently lost a loved one. I have depression which of
I have recently lost a loved one. I have depression which of course has gotten worse, and anxiety attacks. I work in a prison and the stress is getting worse along with the anxiety attacks. I am in sc… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
Can I be sued for a sign on bonus that was given to me up front
Can I be sued for a sign on bonus that was given to me up front that was verbally agreed to for the purpose of relocating, if my employer failed to uphold his part of his offer? I am a Nurse Practitio… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,095 satisfied customers
I live in NY state. I have a termination agreement where I
I live in NY state. I have a termination agreement where I agreed not to file any claims and not discuss anything or anyone at the company. Also included was a serverance of $18k to be paid in 3 insta… read more
Loren
Loren
36,308 satisfied customers
I got layed off last Monday in Albuquerque NM. The employer
I got layed off last Monday in Albuquerque NM. The employer offered me a severance package of 6 months wages, will pay me for unused time off and said they would not challenge my unemployment insuranc… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
Approximately 2 years ago or less I was employed as A property
Approximately 2 years ago or less I was employed as A property Management Assisstant I was told that due to business they were going to have to let me go until business picks up. They than said that I… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
my boyfriend is an over the road truck driver. he has requested
my boyfriend is an over the road truck driver. he has requested his paystubs several times and they are refusing to send them to him. his pay isnt accurate. and he is shut down hours at a time due to … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
I retired from my public school district, Moriarty, NM ...
I retired from my public school district, Moriarty, NM on June 2. I have received a threatening letter from my former principal stating that I did not complete my tasks as required (which I did), and … read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 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

13,334 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