Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
I have denied one week of unemployment compensation by
Hello, I have denied one week of unemployment compensation by answering the questionaire that I am working. This was in June. Though I denied compensation claiming that I was working, I was actually o… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I have been collecting unemployment from the Texas Workforce
I have been collecting unemployment from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) since January, 2014. I began receiving retirement pension payments in March, 2014. I was under the mistaken belief that I … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I continued to collect unemployment benefits after I started
I continued to collect unemployment benefits after I started working on a contract job in Ohio, in 2012. Because of the company's pay schedule, I did not receive my first paycheck for 7 weeks. So, I c… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
my wife worked for Experience Works which is a federal organization
my wife worked for Experience Works which is a federal organization that finds jobs for elderly people. She and several other workers were laid off and were told they could collect unemployment. A yea… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
I received unemployment benefits for 5 wks while working a
I received unemployment benefits for 5 wks while working a temp job. I had no way of knowing from week to week if I was gonna have a job the next week. I just got questionaire from DoL for an explanat… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
8,852 satisfied customers
I was getting paid a commission from a v/mc processing company
I was getting paid a commission from a v/mc processing company - they bought out my v/mc contract but continued to pay me residuals from sales of American Express deals I placed and now they do not an… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I was laid off and collecting unemployment, I worked 4 weeks
I was laid off and collecting unemployment, I worked 4 weeks at a job but kept my unemployment going, I did not report the income - I am not working now. The job I took didn't last because it was a sa… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I went to work for a few months last year...I was recieving
I went to work for a few months last year...I was recieving unemployment at the time but I was told the job might not last which it did not so I kept my unemployment.....Unemployment now is holding my… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
I have been out of full-time work since injury in 2001- I have tried through the interne
I have been out of full-time work since injury in 2001- I have tried through the internet stating been in caregiving long time,now Unemployment saysI'm self-employed. I don't have a business license, … read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
My husband was on unemployment in md an did not claim income
My husband was on unemployment in md an did not claim income for temporary work a week here and a week there but had periods of no work. He didn't think he needed to claim this income and now has rece… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I quit my 25-1/2 year job due to stress and long working hours;
I quit my 25-1/2 year job due to stress and long working hours; file for unemployment May 30th was granted unemployment in June. Sept 9th my employers decides to appeal it and the referee sided with t… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,058 satisfied customers
I have a question about extended unemployment benefits in NJ.
I have a question about extended unemployment benefits in NJ. I was given information by a state employee and I am not sure if it is accurate. Is this a question someone can answer? If so, what is cos… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,385 satisfied customers
How long on 1099 before a UC claim is disrupted? Currently
How long on 1099 before a UC claim is disrupted? Currently drawing UC from PA while seeking full-time employment. Have been offered a week-to-week contract-to-hire on 1099 from a prospective employer.… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
Here is my situation I did not claim P/T earnings while collecting
Here is my situation: I did not claim P/T earnings while collecting UI benefits from the state of Indiana (14 wks). This past week I reported this and turned in a wage statement to the DWD. I was info… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,646 satisfied customers
I am receiving a settlement for an employment discrimination
I am receiving a settlement for an employment discrimination claim because the employer rescinded there job offer and failed to accomodate for religious observance. A portion of the monies are being r… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
I am wondering if acting as a missionary, raising my support,
I am wondering if acting as a missionary, raising my support, I was ineligible for unemployment benefits in the state of CA?… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
Hello. I have been working for over 30 years and in July a
Hello. I have been working for over 30 years and in July a full time administrative position I held for 11 months was eliminated without notice. I filed for unemployment. The full time job was for a y… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
Hello I need help with a question....... I am being told that
Hello I need help with a question....... I am being told that not only due I have to pay back unemployment wages I recieved unlawfully but according to sections 214.002 & 214.003 & 212.006 I have to r… read more
EPLLAW
EPLLAW
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
158 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