Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
Second opinion] My contract states that all positions
Second opinion] My contract states that all positions covered by the agreement that become vacant will be posted to allow members of the Organization to apply and that the supervisor shall consider al… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,332 satisfied customers
I am working with a healthcare related IT company which was
hi i am working with a healthcare related IT company which was taken over by another big company recently. I applied for a internal job posting (there were two open), and was told that the interviews … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
My husband is a restaurant manager and he regularly works over
My husband is a restaurant manager and he regularly works over 60 hours a week with no overtime pay. He spends over 70% of his time doing non-exempt work. His district manager also has him working as … read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,766 satisfied customers
I am extremely qualified position that my company advertised and was not granted an
I am extremely qualified for a position that my company advertised and was not granted an interview due to another individual being pre selected for said position...is that legal? I do not believe tha… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
Currently a Sr Sales Mgr. with my employer of 5+ yrs, I am
Currently a Sr Sales Mgr. with my employer of 5+ yrs, I am in need of help. During my interview in 2009, which included the Head Hunter who sourced me, the President of the Corporation (HQ based in Ca… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,334 satisfied customers
I have a small Temporary Employment Agency where my clients
I have a small Temporary Employment Agency where my clients tells us they need someone on a temporary basis (working 40 hrs/week M-F 9-5) at there site. These are senior computer related positions and… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I am a male teacher with a MA degree in Gifted/Creative/Talented
I am a male teacher with a MA degree in Gifted/Creative/Talented and over 20 years of successful experience teaching gifted children. I have more gifted training and experience than any teacher of a l… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
Is it legal for peers to be hiring peers? Our co. has developed
Is it legal for peers to be hiring peers? Our co. has developed peer interviewing but they have no training and are making decisions of who to hire. HR and management leaves it up to them once the app… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
8,994 satisfied customers
If an employee went through several interviews for an internal
If an employee went through several interviews for an internal promotion, was told they have the position, started even doing the jobs for the position such as training new hires, and current employee… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
What does the term consideration or phrase full consideration
What does the term "consideration" or phrase "full consideration" mean? The context is in hiring/selction qualified indiviuals for a job position. Ex. B. "Prior to considering candidates from outside … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,963 satisfied customers
I recently tested for a civilian position with a law enforcement
I recently tested for a civilian position with a law enforcement agency. At the end of the process, I came out number one. However, they gave the job to another candidate and after reviewing this cand… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,490 satisfied customers
vMy husband was interviewing for a specialty sales job with
vMy husband was interviewing for a specialty sales job with a company launching a new diagnostic medical test. Was not the selected candidate. He was requited by a search firm and told, pre-interview,… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor, BSBA
9,130 satisfied customers
I answered a job posting online and was contacted by a recruiter
I answered a job posting online and was contacted by a recruiter with the hiring company almost immediately. She asked me when I was available for an interview and we even discussed salary. She told m… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,393 satisfied customers
I was in the interview process with a Colorado based biotech
I was in the interview process with a Colorado based biotech company for a South Carolina/North Carolina sales position. The Company also has a commercial operations office based in New Jersey. I had … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I was hired by the state of nj provisionally and was advice
I was hired by the state of nj provisionally and was advice of same when i accepted the title. I went through the selection process where 200 plus resume were reviewed and out of 200 plus 25 candidate… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,232 satisfied customers
The principal at our elementary school announed at our staff
The principal at our elementary school announed at our staff meeting that she was hiring a teacher at our school as our new counselor. The position has been posted; however interviews for the position… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
I work for the transit system in phoenix arizona in an entry
I work for the transit system in phoenix arizona in an entry level position. I've been with the department for 5 years. I worked for the state of arizona until 1993 as a mid level manager. In August 2… read more
Jane Doe Deer
Jane Doe Deer
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
3,870 satisfied customers
I am an African American who has been employed by a Human ...
I am an African American who has been employed by a Human Resources Department for 12 years working as HR Secretary, HR Assistant, and Employee Relations Assist (grade 17, my current position and grad… read more
Paralegal Bill
Paralegal Bill
Associate Degree
1,110 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