Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
My Doctor has diagnosed that I have tendanitis in my elbows
My Doctor has diagnosed that I have tendanitis in my elbows and need physical therapy. My work place has denied me modified duties, even though I know personally of two individuals that are on modifie… read more
Ray
Ray
Employment lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,938 satisfied customers
My husband hurt s back at work while lifting a patient.
My husband hurt his back at work while lifting a patient. He's a paramedic. The company he works for (a private ambulance service) sent him to a doctor and then the doc ordered physical therapy. He ha… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
16,698 satisfied customers
Is filing compensation a protected activity? i.e If a
Is filing for workers compensation a protected activity? i.e If a employer retaliates against an employee by giving them a negative Supervisor's Endorsement that would disqualify the employee from ano… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
16,995 satisfied customers
To Unknown names: I want to ask Personal leave of absence. I
to Unknown names: I want to ask for a Personal leave of absence. I was injured on the job and after operation I have been working light duty limited hours and scope of activity by workers Comp MD.; I … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
135,498 satisfied customers
I live in CA. I drafted a disability claim around Dec 17th
I live in CA. I drafted a disability claim around Dec 17th via Prudential for my absences to stress disability. I called in sick on January 9th and 10th. At 8:12am today (Jan 13th), I called and left … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
16,995 satisfied customers
I was injured on the job back in November of 2012. I have
I was injured on the job back in November of 2012. I have had two surgeries, on my right shoulder and am now on the mend for that, however they are just now tending to my right knee. I have been relea… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,293 satisfied customers
I have FMLA leave for my daughter who has Asthma. Is it legal
I have FMLA leave for my daughter who has Asthma. Is it legal for my employer to write me up for calling off because we were both sick? When she gets a cold or allergies it sets her Asthma off and she… read more
Brent Blanchard
Brent Blanchard
Solo Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
1,964 satisfied customers
Employer wants to eliminate field service managerial position
Employer wants to eliminate field service managerial position (who has no employees to manage as of last month) due to can't afford salary in these economic times. Employer then wants to immediately h… read more
Attorney Arcadier
Attorney Arcadier
Managing Attorney Partner
Doctoral Degree
197 satisfied customers
If I filed a state disability claim in ca. thru edd.and they
If I filed a state disability claim in ca. thru edd.and they are paying me, because workers comp. did not pay me, because I was on modified duty and employer has modified duty postions availible, now … read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I got hurt at work in December and have been out of work for
I got hurt at work in December and have been out of work for 6 weeks I was on limited duty but since my employer could not accomodate me I have been out of work and on partial wcb. Last week I stopped… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
In regards to workmans compensation I am required to have
In regards XXXXX XXXXX compensation: I am required to have surgery under my workman's compensation. My employer is mandating that I sign FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act), in accordance to the amoun… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
After being injured on the job, filing for workers comp and
After being injured on the job, filing for workers comp and following all the procedures, I was was allowed to return to work under modified duty. However my employer tryed to schedule me for a longer… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
I was injured on the job Nov 09 an placed on modified duty.
I was injured on the job Nov 09 an placed on modified duty. My manager ignored the order and contiued to work me. I was told to use modified techniques despite a report that I could not modify my work… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I was injury on the job on January 15,2009, and return to work
I was injury on the job on January 15,2009, and return to work from my 12 week flma & worker comp on April 9, 2009. As of today with a restriction from my treating doctor not to lift of 5 lbs on a reg… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
i was injured by a slip and fall accident on the ice at work
i was injured by a slip and fall accident on the ice at work due to negligence of my employer failing to due proper ice removal from parking lot i was out on workers comp for approx 2 weeks and was th… read more
A.J.
A.J.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,796 satisfied customers
I have been out on a work related injury since Oct. 2007 and
I have been out on a work related injury since Oct. 2007 and had surgery in early 08. I retained a lawyer in March of 08. My job just found out that it will be closing it's doors under the current shi… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
My question is about a workmans comp law in the state of Ky.
My question is about a workman's comp law in the state of Ky. I work in a hosp. and i got hurt on the job and in Feb. Was put on modified duty up to March. Then I had to draw work. comp. Make a long s… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
135,498 satisfied customers
I was injured on the job on 2/5/08 I was off for one week.
I was injured on the job on 2/5/08 I was off for one week. I went to back to work on light duty, at this point I was told I must file for a leave of absence, or family leave act even though I continue… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,494 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

13,841 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,729 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

4,293 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,526 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Ray

Ray

Employment lawyer

2,938 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