Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
I just received a writ for wage garnishment to be sent to my
I just received a writ for wage garnishment to be sent to my employer. The option selected is “serve by private process”Does this mean that they will not send a sheriff?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,103 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I'm currently collecting the max
Hello there! I would like to know if I'm currently collecting the max weekly amount that's currently allowed to be paid out in Worker's Comp payments under NYS law can I also submit my disability clai… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,491 satisfied customers
I have a number of questions tied to unemployment in MA- I
Hi- I have a number of questions tied to unemployment in MA- I have been receiving benefits weekly for about 20 weeks and may decline benefits for the summer. Is the person you will be referring me to… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,491 satisfied customers
I get $1200.00 check, monthly from a school in NY being a
i get $1200.00 check, monthly from a school in NY being a teacher there, net pay $1108.20. they are looking to garnish wages, can they? need a letter for the school to reply to sheriffs request of gar… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,286 satisfied customers
I need help employer to figure the correct garnishment from
I need help for my employer to figure the correct garnishment from my check it states: 25% of defendants disposable earning (if $290.00 or higher) for each workweek, or The amount by which the defenda… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,491 satisfied customers
This is a nys labor (unemployment) issue: Two parts- one
This is a nys labor (unemployment) issue: Two parts- one hope A. I volunteered only a partial day ~4 hours (weekly) in a childcare center within the university (where i previously worked) for over a y… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
I work for a company in Minnesota and I am hauling gravel in
I work for a company in Minnesota and I am hauling gravel in ND for this company. We are paid $20. an hour and even though our work day starts at a certain hour I don't get paid or the time for the da… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
My employer made a mistake and overpaid me $9,500.00. I paid
My employer made a mistake and overpaid me $9,500.00. I paid $4,000.00 and the other $1,800.00 is being garnished from my weekly paycheck (not including taxes). How much can my employer withhold from … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I have a degree with an emphasis in HR management. I had an
I have a degree with an emphasis in HR management. I had an adult club dancer tell me the following after she mentioned being labeled a contract worker. -She works 6 nights a week and does not get to … read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I own a small HVAC company and want to do whats best for the
I own a small HVAC company and want to do what's best for the company AND our employees. Can I pay my laborersa commission per job rather than an hourly wage? This would help prevent from having to la… read more
LadyJustice
LadyJustice
Attorney & Counselor At Law
Doctoral Degree
410 satisfied customers
I live in Newport News va and i was served with a garnishment
I live in Newport News va and i was served with a garnishment summons my employer took money out of my check last week and insist on taking it out today. I took my amounts garnishable letter too them … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,058 satisfied customers
can a person draw unemployment benefits for being underemployed
can a person draw unemployment benefits for being underemployed? In this scenario, the worker was on full unemployment and accepted a job that paid less than what he was receiving from unemployment be… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,492 satisfied customers
I am on unemployment, and have recently gotten a couple of
I am on unemployment, and have recently gotten a couple of very small consulting gigs ($300-400 each). I know i need to report income, but can I lump them together in one week? Together, they amount t… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,655 satisfied customers
My son is a radiation technician intern with a large HMO and
My son is a radiation technician intern with a large HMO and enrolled in a concurrent community college program. As an intern he is supposed to get $300 per month based a contract dating to the 1970s.… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
I want to leave my job, but have 4 weeks of vacation. I was
I want to leave my job, but have 4 weeks of vacation. I was planning to work through the end of the month, take a 4 week vacation, then after my vacation is up, send in my letter of resignation. Would… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,947 satisfied customers
My wages are being garnished, and the city asked if I would
My wages are being garnished, and the city asked if I would make sure they weren't taking too much. I live in Wisconsin. My wages before taxes is 1750 twice a month, after taxes I earn 1272.31 twice a… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
If I have spent the flexible account and terminate 1/30/09
If I have spent the flexible account and terminate 1/30/09 can my wages be garnished post tax… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,655 satisfied customers
all employees that work with my husband, including him, ...
all employees that work with my husband, including him, were overpaid. does the employer have the right to garnish their paycheck until it is paid back?… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 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

13,492 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