Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Employment Law Questions
If a company is eliminating around 25% of their jobs....can
If a company is eliminating around 25% of their jobs....can they only pay several to top management and not to the Directors and middle managers? … read more
Dan Dufresne
Dan Dufresne
Attorney
J.D.
4,156 satisfied customers
Does a temporary agency which provides no type of insurance,
Does a temporary agency which provides no type of insurance, have to pay an employee the 80 hr COVID pay? … read more
Geoff
Geoff
Trial Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,465 satisfied customers
I am hiring some remote workers. The company is in
I am hiring some remote workers. The company is in California, but the employees will be in other states. What do I need to do to make sure I am legal in my hiring? … read more
Charlotte Tate
Charlotte Tate
Doctorate of Law
1,367 satisfied customers
I was hired on as a 1099 employee with my current employer
I was hired on as a 1099 employee with my current employer who made me get a DBA, now they are dropping my pay 3 dollars. Is there anything I can do … read more
SeanEsq
SeanEsq
Managing Attorney
JD
9,958 satisfied customers
I am a contract field data collector. Sometimes I'm onsite
I am a contract field data collector. Sometimes I'm onsite and don't have access to respondents. Even though I'm stuck there and can't leave during down time my employer says I can't charge for all th… read more
Jill
Jill
Employment Law Attorney
Doctoral Degree
947 satisfied customers
I worked at a non-profit with 15-20 employees. I received
I worked at a non-profit with 15-20 employees. I received part of my pay as commission for each person I got through intake. I was informed by a fellow employee that the office manager would read our … read more
SeanEsq
SeanEsq
Managing Attorney
JD
9,958 satisfied customers
I need advice on small business start up in Maryland. I am
I need advice on small business start up in Maryland. I am am a mental health therapist and will be hiring other mental health therapists full and part time. It sounds like 1099 vs W2 is the debate an… read more
Jean C
Jean C
J.D.
4,482 satisfied customers
Need help with additional taxes owed due to employer filing
Need help with additional taxes owed due to employer filing as 1099 vs. W2 … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
146,316 satisfied customers
I need to know how to file a claim. Yes. I have a 3 page
Yes. I have a 3 page outline of occurrences over an 80 day period … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,009 satisfied customers
My employer changed my compensation plan which resulted in
My employer changed my compensation plan which resulted in $30,000.00 yearly reduction in pay. Is that a compelling reason to quit my job?… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
81,061 satisfied customers
I'm the owner of a S-corp in Colorado with one employee,
Hello, I'm the owner of a S-corp in Colorado with one employee, and I've been advised that I do not have to pay state unemployment tax premiums on myself, just my employee. Is this correct?… read more
Loren
Loren
44,366 satisfied customers
when I retired, my company agreed to continue my health coverage.
when I retired, my company agreed to continue my health coverage. I prepay 25% of anticipated costs, just as all continuing employees do. When I retired I was no longer an executive officer of the com… read more
JBaxLaw
JBaxLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,080 satisfied customers
I have worked for a substance abuse tx center for several years
I have worked for a substance abuse tx center for several years now. I have never been written up. Friday afternoon the CEO and the HR rep called me to their office. The CEO and HR rep accused me of t… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,768 satisfied customers
I was employed part-time for almost 7 months (until FridaY)
I was employed part-time for almost 7 months (until FridaY) in a key position with a private Co.that receives medicaid funds to provide mental health services to consumers that had substance abuse pro… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,957 satisfied customers
From May 2008 - Jan 2010 I worked for a small software company
From May 2008 - Jan 2010 I worked for a small software company - the company ran into financial difficulties and for most of 2009 was unable to make payroll. On occasion we would get partial payments … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
81,061 satisfied customers
I own a small C corporation with one employee (me). I write
I own a small C corporation with one employee (me). I write computer software. Normally I get my work through an agency. The client pays the agency, the agency pays my corporation and my corporation p… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
14,756 satisfied customers
I have been employed at a local bank ($5 billion in assets)
I have been employed at a local bank ($5 billion in assets) for the past 25 years. Up until 4/27/09, I served as an Executive Administrative Assistant to the President & COO from Feb. 08 until 4/27/09… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
146,316 satisfied customers
My boyfriend is on exec. team (CTO/EVP Ops.) of a 100+ person
My boyfriend is on exec. team (CTO/EVP Ops.) of a 100+ person CA-based tech company. As part of layoffs in nov08, he and CEO (his boss) verbally agreed that he'd be part of layoffs (& get 6mo severanc… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,790 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

14,756 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

13,009 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,305 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

4,107 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Ray

Ray

Employment lawyer

3,866 satisfied customers

30 years in Employment law

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

2,469 satisfied customers

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