Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
I work as a Nurse practitioner in a hospital and our group
I work as a Nurse practitioner in a hospital and our group were told this week that we would be getting a 10% pay decrease starting on Sunday, computing to about 12,000 a year. We are all suppose to s… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
2,206 satisfied customers
I am an RN and have a nursing clinic in California. A nurse
I am an RN and have a nursing clinic in California. A nurse practitioner is interested in purchasing my clinic. But we were told that an MD must own part of the clinic to make the purchase. Is this tr… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
2,206 satisfied customers
I am resigning my position with a Urgent Care Clinic. I have
I am resigning my position with a Urgent Care Clinic. I have requested a lunch break for the past 14 months and I still have not received one. I see one patient after another for 12-13 hours a day. I … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,343 satisfied customers
My girlfriend works for a nonprofit. The CEO of her company
My girlfriend works for a nonprofit. The CEO of her company is absolutely confident that the nonprofit is exempt from the new federal overtime rules. Where can she go to have an official determination… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,343 satisfied customers
I have worked hospital in NYC 10 years. I had many head
I have worked for a hospital in NYC 10 years. I had many head battles with the head nurse over her role as RN and my role of NP. 10 years ago I called the state who set ground rules of how a NP should… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,343 satisfied customers
I was employed by a local hospital from 2010 -2012. Within
I was employed by a local hospital from 2010 -2012. Within 6 months of employement a fellow staff member overheard a conversation I had with another employee about prescriptions. That person went and … read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
I am a home health nurse and we are understaffed at this time.
I am a home health nurse and we are understaffed at this time. Management continues to take every referral that comes our way and gives us crazy assignments that take us 10-12 hours to complete with n… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I work in a very small rural hospital/ There are tw0 MDs;
I work in a very small rural hospital/ There are tw0 MDs; one being the father of the other. This doctor got mad at me in January for talking to our new CEO about areas where the hospital is out of da… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I worked as a charge nurse at a small hospital for 17 years
I worked as a charge nurse at a small hospital for 17 years I was totally vested and had never had any disciplinary actions ever tAken against them our small rural hospital was bought out by a colorat… read more
laborlawyer1
laborlawyer1
99 satisfied customers
I am 59, F and have been working as a registered nurse for
I am 59, F and have been working as a registered nurse for 37 years. With previous employers I have always had good reviews and never had any kind of trouble at work. I have been w/ my current employe… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
I am employed as a Physician Assistant in a private practice
I am employed as a Physician Assistant in a private practice for the last 8 years. I work with other PA's and a Nurse Practitioner. We had been salaried at 45 hours per week. There was overtime after … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Ive had Multiple Sclerosis since 1998. I was able to work
I've had Multiple Sclerosis since 1998. I was able to work up until 2002. I attempted to work several times but my illness prevented me from returning to work. In 2009, based on the job description, I… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,518 satisfied customers
Im a therapist that works for an hourly wage on an inpatient
I'm a therapist that works for an hourly wage on an inpatient psych unit in a hospital. I am a non-union employee and I work in the state of Massachusetts. I am scheduled for 32 hours a week. Recently… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,393 satisfied customers
Is it against the law to demand an employee come in when they
Is it against the law to demand an employee come in when they are out on Medical leave for an "urgent meeting". I have had this happen to me twice now & informed my boss both times hat I would not be … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,893 satisfied customers
My friend is a Chiropractor and started to work for this company
My friend is a Chiropractor and started to work for this company under a contract early this December. The contract contained his job responsibilities, annual salary, incentives etc. For the last 2 we… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,643 satisfied customers
I work as a Director of Nursing for a community hospital Emergency
I work as a Director of Nursing for a community hospital Emergency Department for the past 14 months. The ER doctors are a sub-contracted group for the hospital. Many clinical concerns have been disco… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
I am a Nurse practitioner contracted by a hospital. In my
I am a Nurse practitioner contracted by a hospital. In my contract it clearly states that I am a salaried exempt employee . They renewed it for this year. they are trying to cut my hours to 36 hours p… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
What is the law for a registered nurse in the state of North
What is the law for a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina, that works at a hospital, that was hired to work three 12 hour shift, per week, and nowthe unit is coming out with a policy, stat… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 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

13,518 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

65,763 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