Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
I was terminated this week and told the reason was
I was terminated this week and told the reason was performance, but I am over quota this quarter and the last few. They then said it was things in my performance review that were not corrected (not th… read more
Sean Lopez
Sean Lopez
Managing Attorney
JD
1,656 satisfied customers
I am trying to submit a settlement letter to my old employer
I am trying to submit a settlement letter to my old employer who wrongfully terminated me. Do you review letters for settlement? They offered me 2 weeks severance, but I am trying to get a year severa… read more
Lawyer Steve
Lawyer Steve
20+ year practicing attorney and legal e
JD
547 satisfied customers
I have an open case with EEOC filed for discrimination and
I have an open case with EEOC filed for sexual discrimination and retaliation after filling formal HR complaint. I was terminated a year ago, after 11 years with no severance offered at the time of te… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
134,897 satisfied customers
Just released from job after 12 years of service. Have
Just released from job after 12 years of service. Have offered a small serverage package. Not sure what my ovations may be … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
10,698 satisfied customers
I was recently off. I was written for calling off sick. I
I was recently laid off. I was written for calling off sick. I have been isolated, and have had a horrible experience since I've demoted. Do I need a lawyer. My VP asked me to sign a relese of claim, … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
10,698 satisfied customers
Wrongful termination r/t social media post comment. A person
Wrongful termination r/t social media post comment. A person who borrowed my phone a couple days made a racial comment to a Brietbart newsfeed on my Facebook page. Administrator required written proof… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
69,829 satisfied customers
If I report a hostile work environment, can I be protected by whistleblower provisions? I
If I report a hostile work environment, can I be protected by whistleblower provisions? I was demoted six months ago based on a written "customer complaint" but was refused the opportunity to see the … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
My last employer terminated me after 2 months of employement
My last employer terminated me after 2 months of employement a week after I aired my grievances about an individual associate. This one individual verbally harrased me and abused me every chance she c… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
Summary: I was hired to raise funds but was then told to hire
Summary: I was hired to raise funds but was then told to hire and manage a large team that made it impossible for me to be successful with fundraising. I did not agree to leave the organization but it… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
My job has promised me a salary increase for a position I was
My job has promised me a salary increase for a position I was promoted to more than 15 months ago and I inquired about the salary increase on more than 3 different occasions to VPs of the organization… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
134,897 satisfied customers
I was terminated yesterday, one month before the end of my
I was terminated yesterday, one month before the end of my work visa expiration. I was told a few months ago that the company would support the renewal of the visa, but would not pay for it. Yesterday… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
I signed on to work for a fortune 500 big box retailer just
I signed on to work for a fortune 500 big box retailer just over 12 months ago in the NYC market. I was employed to become one of their store managers, but have never been given an opportunity. I have… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
wrongful termination --- my wife was just terminated today
wrongful termination --- my wife was just terminated today after her supervisors put 2 and 2 together: Last month my wife told her HR manager that she (my wife) was trying to get pregnant; then last w… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
about 5 weeks ago I was summonsed to a mtg with my Mgr and
about 5 weeks ago I was summonsed to a mtg with my Mgr and HR. I was told that complaints re my work has been made and was presented with an employee development plan. Most of the accusations were inc… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
My current work situation is going through multiple changes
My current work situation is going through multiple changes with the current doctors and administrators now are the owners. They have been making some questionable ethical decisions in the process. I … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
I sent a letter to HR complaining of discrimination, I was
I sent a letter to HR complaining of discrimination, I was fired one week later, I filed a grievance with my union. On June 23 I filed a complaint with the EEOC. On June 24, I had my grievance. I thin… read more
Employment Lawyer
Employment Lawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
311 satisfied customers
I was employed by Northwestern Mutual from 1986 to last Friday,
I was employed by Northwestern Mutual from 1986 to last Friday, June 6, 2009, working at two different locations. This location from January of 2006 to last Friday. I was surprised on Friday afternoon… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
Can an employer fire you immediately, yet give you a termination
Can an employer fire you immediately, yet give you a termination date a month out. Offer you a serverance agreement and ask that you release all claims. And tell you that you can not sue and if you do… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
69,829 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