Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
My husband is 55 years old and has been employed with a
My husband is 55 years old and has been employed with a company for 17 years as a Branch Manager with no reprimands, write ups or HR complaints. He has consistently received good yearly reviews and ra… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,963 satisfied customers
In January 2011 I was hired by a car dealership to work in
In January 2011 I was hired by a car dealership to work in the parts department. It was a salary + commission position working 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, M-F and 8-5 on every other Saturday. In March, 2012 th… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
I am 59 yrs old and worked for a large company in st. louis
I am 59 yrs old and worked for a large company in st. louis missouri. Approximately 1-1/2 years ago my Analyst position was changed to hourly. For over 1-year management continued to write me up for t… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
I was in a hostile and retaliatory work environment after complaining to HR about my Manag
I was in a hostile and retaliatory work environment after complaining to HR about my Manager and her disparate treatment and hostile approach towards me, consistently. I have 12 pages of documentation… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
Would this be classified as a hostile work environment My
Would this be classified as a hostile work environment? My wife works for a mortgage company that has from the first day on the job been watching every move she makes, looking for every mistake she ma… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
I am a white 58 yr old woman, been with the co for 10 1/2 yrs
I am a white 58 yr old woman, been with the co for 10 1/2 yrs and have never received a performance improvement plan before nor have ever been approached about my performance. Monday they gave me a 3 … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
Monday morning I am going to be signing a letter that the HR
Monday morning I am going to be signing a letter that the HR Director has created stating that by "mutual" agreement I am resigning from my current position of almost 5 years but is extending my emplo… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
My wife works for a major retailer as a department manager.
My wife works for a major retailer as a department manager. Her store manager has consistantly over a period of the last 2 years used profaine language, screamed and yelled on a daily basis, threatene… read more
Loren
Loren
36,377 satisfied customers
I filed a hostile work environment grivance on Monday the
I filed a "hostile work environment" grivance on Monday the 8th of November. Should I have been given paper work? After the grievance was filed the HR dept found the employee that I accused of being h… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
I am presently employed at a dental office owned by a corporation.
I am presently employed at a dental office owned by a corporation. I have been there for 4 1/2 years and make decent money. Our office manager has gotten rid of everyone that made any kind of money at… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,646 satisfied customers
I read that unemployment can be given if I quit my job in NJ
I read that unemployment can be given if I quit my job in NJ if it is for a good reason that is work related. I believe to be working in a hostile environment where my boss is trying to wrongfully ter… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
We opened an investigation with with our district manager and
We opened an investigation with with our district manager and HR on our retail manager....nothing was done to the manager and now we are being retaliated against by the manager Unfair treatment and Ha… read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
I am small businees owner in the state of California. I am
I am small businees owner in the state of California. I am looking at possibly having to make a personnel change as this person is not performing well and quite frankly has an attendance issue. Is it … read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
I have been employed as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for
I have been employed as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for almost 5 years with a Pediatric practice. Lately, I have been harassed at work re: petty things...."making a receptionist cry because I asked… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
What is the definitioin of Abuse of Trust Is there a possibility
What is the definitioin of "Abuse of Trust"? Is there a possibility of ternimination for an employee to be terminated after this individual went to the next level of management to discuss a "hostile" … read more
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
Hello. I believe I am working in a hostile work environment
Hello. I believe I am working in a hostile work environment (we are pushed around and yelled at in front of each other daily) and we have approached our HR. My coworkers and HR are inclined to rationa… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,332 satisfied customers
hello, I work for a collection agency called NCO financial
hello, I work for a collection agency called NCO financial systems. I am one of the top performing reps in there, however, recently I have been experiencing a hostile work environment from a a supervi… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
I am 45, male. I have had a successful career at the same ...
I am 45, male. I have had a successful career at the same company for 22 years, with consistent positive reviews. Within two months of receiving a positive annual review, and well above average bonus,… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 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

20,726 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