Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
Is it legal for a company to verbally and electronically
Is it legal for a company to verbally and electronically offer you a job and then the HR office and plant manager “overrule” the decision of the Quality supervisor that hired you? … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers
I'm in the union in the state of IL and have been currently
I'm in the union in the state of IL and have been currently on layoff. My company has just posted jobs on my first shift, 2nd shift and they are opening the 3rd shift as well. I have not been called b… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,029 satisfied customers
If I were told by Labor Relations Department, that I had to
If I were told by Labor Relations Department, that I had to have you sign a resignation form before I could be placed as a Phone Operator because under the current employee Union contract at that time… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,871 satisfied customers
I work Valley Schools Transportation Department in
I work for Huron Valley Schools Transportation Department in Milford Michigan as a special needs bus driver, the routes I drive have children that require a trained Attendant. My Wife works for Huron … read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,029 satisfied customers
I left the warehouse to drive for the same company I have 15
I left the warehouse to drive for the same company I have 15 years with this company is it legal for the union to put me at the bottom of the drivers seniority list… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,029 satisfied customers
Seniority employment? After 6 Employees jobs are terminated
Seniority employment? After 6 Employees jobs are terminated by customer. YOU WILL HAVE TO READ MY OTHER 3 POST TO GET THE JUST OF THIS POST. So driving job employer also terminate one of the long dist… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I was notified that I was being laid off effective June 30,
I was notified that I was being laid off effective June 30, 2011. Was also told that I had more seniorty than any of the other people being laid off and if any positions became available I would be th… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers
What are my chances of winning my grievance Background
What are my chances of winning my grievance? Background: I am a union relief driver and my turn was up for a particular route that went up for bid. No drivers qualified that bid on the route so the pr… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
If a teamster members local strikes,and I am a member of that
If a teamster members local strikes,and I am a member of that local (IND) and I choose to cross the pickett line, what will be the outcome of it all. Will I lose my seniority rights with the union, be… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
In June 2008, I went from being a 15 year full time employee,
In June 2008, I went from being a 15 year full time employee, to a part-timer to go back to school. The union contract for 2007 states that my new seniority date is June 2008. This is unfair in that o… read more
Attorney Wayne
Attorney Wayne
Attorney-at-Law
JD
1,492 satisfied customers
job bidding. contract says all job bids will be considered
job bidding. contract says all job bids will be considered and where qualifications are relatively equal the job will be awarded to the senior bidder. one bidder has worked for 32 years with the compa… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I was laid off by my company on Dec 4, 2009. I was called
I was laid off by my company on Dec 4, 2009. I was called back to work for another position and started February 8, 2010. We are governed by a Union agreement that expired January 31, 2010, but are st… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,871 satisfied customers
The company I work for has been excessing jobs. They have
The company I work for has been excessing jobs. They have been excessing individual offices and sent the excessed people back to plant in their craft. My office was not excessed at this time however t… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,871 satisfied customers
i was hired @ ESSEX WIRE in1977, & became a member of theI.B.E.W
i was hired @ ESSEX WIRE in1977, & became a member of theI.B.E.W LOCAL 1112, in JULY 1977. in march of 1987 this factory & another wire factory in the same city, was purchased by another wire & cable … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers
I was on Social Security Disability for awhile until I recieved
I was on Social Security Disability for awhile until I recieved my school bus license, which DMV put me through the wringer to get the license. I work part-time in a Union and Non-union department. Un… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
i work for a large cable manufacturer in NC. I was supposed
i work for a large cable manufacturer in NC. I was supposed to be laid off in Feb. They keep asking me to stay longer with my layoff date now in dec. I have seen 4 of my jobs bid off within the plant … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I work for usps. I was a letter carrier. Then I developed skin
I work for usps. I was a letter carrier. Then I developed skin rash and allergies. My doctor says it is not a permanent diability. He advises me to stay indoors. That's what he wrote to my employer th… read more
Joseph Scott
Joseph Scott
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
171 satisfied customers
I have be a Senior Maintenance Mechanic at WKE Wilson Station
I have be a Senior Maintenance Mechanic at WKE Wilson Station for 24 years ,Wishing to expand my power plant skills and experience, in late December I submitted a bid for a job posting W-3V-08,Utility… read more
Len
Len
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
444 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