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 employee made benefit elections in 2017 and requested
My employee made benefit elections in 2017 and requested they rollover to 2018. I rolled the medical, dental and vision but forgot the STD/LTD benefit and she is requesting to file a STD. Am I liable … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
139,376 satisfied customers
I currently work for a Dell Inc office in Northern, our
Hi,I currently work for a Dell Inc office in Northern Virginia, our headquarters is in Texas. I had an accident at a company conference in Las Vegas ending up in the ER. I have been on short term disa… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
6,302 satisfied customers
I had been arrested in Bryan, TX on September 13, 2018. The
I had been arrested in Bryan, TX on September 13, 2018. The judge gave me a list of bond requirements, one of which was 'no access to computers, cell phones, or the internet'. I had been on disability… read more
Judge Bill K ret.
Judge Bill K ret.
retired
Doctoral Degree
2,073 satisfied customers
I had short term & term disability through my employer &
I had short term & long term disability through my employer & file a short term disability claim about 5-16-2018 and also file SSDI claim in 6-29-2018; both claims were for chronic pain and bipolar di… read more
Judge Bill K ret.
Judge Bill K ret.
retired
Doctoral Degree
2,073 satisfied customers
My daughter was working in Grand Rapids Mi for and Ohio
My daughter was working in Grand Rapids Mi for and Ohio based company. She developed an extreme case of anxiety and was off work and filed a short term disability claim. Due to her condition she was u… read more
Ben S.
Ben S.
Owner
Juris Doctor, cum laude (in top 5% of class)
5,175 satisfied customers
My Daughter is on short term disability. Her tenure with the
My Daughter is on short term disability. Her tenure with the current employer is very short, and they have no legal obligation to hold her job. They agreed to hold it for 1 month, which is coming to a… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
6,302 satisfied customers
My sister is a nurse practitioner in new York state. She
Hi, my sister is a nurse practitioner in new York state. She resigned from her current position effective March 9, and will be starting a new position March 13th. A week ago she found out she has brea… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
16,702 satisfied customers
I live in Mass. I would like to file for short term disability.
I live in Mass. I would like to file for short term disability. I work as a salaried store manager. I can barely walk at the end of the day due to walking and being on my feet all day helping customer… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
I had a surgery on my hip in December. I work as a contracted
I had a surgery on my hip in December. I work as a contracted ER physician as a hospital employee. I ended up having complications and required an additional surgery in May. I was initially on short-t… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,226 satisfied customers
my wife has been on short term disability four six months she
my wife has been on short term disability four six months she made an apt with her human resources person to file for the long term dosability as stated in the employee hand book and was terminated at… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I am working with a friend who was employed full time for 14
I am working with a friend who was employed full time for 14 years. 58 yrs old. She has had some issues with short term memory lately and she has been seeing a doctor for it since August 2011. In jan.… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
My employer refused to grant sick leave this June. I had been
My employer refused to grant sick leave this June. I had been on short term sick leave in 201o from August 23,2010 until February 7, 20111. I had returned to my regular duties. My salary was continued… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I was laid off while on FMLA June 10. I had emergency spinal
I was laid off while on FMLA June 10. I had emergency spinal surgery March 23 and again June 1. I used 3 weeks of vacation and sick then have since gone unpaid. I was approved for long term disability… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
24,253 satisfied customers
My 36-year-old daughter has been employed at a Blockbuster
My 36-year-old daughter has been employed at a Blockbuster Inc. distribution center for 6 years. However, she has been out on disability since the end of October, to undergo treatment for breast cance… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
Can I be fired for being sick? Ive been on short term disability
Can I be fired for being sick? I've been on short term disability since 9-21-10 that turned to long term disability 12-21-10. I've been seeing doctor's and specialists all along the way. I loved my jo… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, BSBA
2,469 satisfied customers
If an employer provides short term and long term disabiliy
If an employer provides short term and long term disabiliy insurance for you, is it legal for them to terminate you at the end of your short term disability coveage before you are allowed to start you… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,887 satisfied customers
My daughter has been out on short term disability/FMLA for
My daughter has been out on short term disability/FMLA for 12 weeks. Three weeks ago she had brain surgery but is recovering well. She works for a city government and is covered by a professional barg… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
If Verizon communications employee already has 2 weeks of preapproved
If Verizon communications employee already has 2 weeks of preapproved vacation time schedueled, employee goes out on short term disability can this employee still travel without having any negative fe… read more
Employment Lawyer
Employment Lawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
311 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