Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
The establishment I work at has been investigated by the
The establishment I work at has been investigated by the labor board once before and had to pay a heavy fine. Now I've been at this job for 11 years. I was one of many that my establishment had to pay… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,592 satisfied customers
About to weeks ago my daughter was approached by the district
About to weeks ago my daughter was approached by the district manager and was asking questions about her boss he told her everything would be confidential so my daughter said you ask so i'll tell well… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
I. This is my current situation with a former employer
I my name is***** is my current situation with a former employer followed by some questions: • XXX XXX XXX XXX • Employed 3 years • Promotion from part time Barista (made coffee drinks) to full time s… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
Good morning, My name isXXXXX and I am employed as
Good morning, My name isXXXXX and I am employed as the manager of a convenience store. Three weeks ago I had a heart attack, I have now been cleared to return to work with no restrictions. I met with … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I went into work today and the new store manager asked me to
I went into work today and the new store manager asked me to come back to the office. She informed me that she had bad news. I thought that i was being demoted from asst. manager. I ask if that was wh… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I work in a hostile work environment where the owner/boss can
I work in a hostile work environment where the owner/boss can rage at any moment and often does. He's insulted me in front of other employees, and will never miss an opportunity to make me the butt of… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
So as a result of the shift working off the clock. Myself,
So as a result of the shift working off the clock. Myself, my asst., and my shift were terminated. The company claims it has a zero tolernace, but I have heard that this is just NOT true. That they ha… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
A few months ago I was fired from my job for walking off the
A few months ago I was fired from my job for walking off the job. Here's the story. I was crew leader on 3rd shift. It was snowing real bad and with 30minutes left in my shift my manager called me ask… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
my work schedule is normally mon., tue, thur., and Fri.day
my work schedule is normally mon., tue, thur., and Fri.day shift , Last week i worked Wed. thru sat. nightshift into sun. morning. Sun starts a new forty hour work week for me. so i had what shouldhav… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I used to work for IKEA West Sacramento, I was doing my job
I used to work for IKEA West Sacramento, I was doing my job and the stores janitor keeps bothering me asking me questions about our re-model of the store. I ignored him and finished my tasks for the m… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,342 satisfied customers
I work for a union and my boss told a coworker a few weeks
I work for a union and my boss told a coworker a few weeks ago that he was going to fire all of the women because we are emotional bitches and replace us with men....i was fired yesterday and the only… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers
I called work to inform that I would not be in because it was
I called work to inform that I would not be in because it was snowing and was not susposed to stop until the next morning and the roads were already getting bad. My shift at a retail store was from 4:… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
My daughter works as a Gen Mgr at a well know sandwich shop
My daughter works as a Gen Mgr at a well know sandwich shop in Columbia , MO - she works on an average of 50 to 60 hrs ea week, and is paid an hourly amt of 10hrs pr shift (50 hrs x $$.$$). She comes … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I was fired from a job that i was a cashier, and there was
I was fired from a job that i was a cashier, and there was a small safe between two people and i was fired because the safe was 40 dollars short. And becausse I had been there the longest I was the on… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
In January 09 I worked for a privately owned restaurant in
In January 09 I worked for a privately owned restaurant in TN. I spoke with my boss and informed her that my child was sick and I needed to take her to the dr. I then found out that she had strep thro… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
My boss regularly intimidates me at work, and always makes
My boss regularly intimidates me at work, and always makes references to my age, and me being old. She is verbally abusive, and puts me in the dangerous situation of working the entire store at 7-Elev… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,416 satisfied customers
I got fired today because I was going to have a girl write
I got fired today because I was going to have a girl write my time out at 5:30a.m. when I left at 1:30 a.m. I called her and told her not to do it because I did not want to get in trouble. (I have nev… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers
A few weeks ago, a coworker and I got into an argument. She ...
A few weeks ago, a coworker and I got into an argument. She called me a "nasty fag" and I replied with calling her a "fat bitch". We both told our boss what happened. My boss told me not to worry abou… read more
LegalEagle
LegalEagle
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
982 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