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 live in Illinois. I was off in July by a Chicago based
I live in Illinois. I was laid off in July by a Chicago based company. As per the severance agreement, the employer paid me severance until mid October and also paid 2 months of Cobra payments. I file… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
20,360 satisfied customers
A friend of mine is on unemployment. She is chinese and
A friend of mine is on unemployment. She is chinese and speaks very broken english. I agreed to help her with her unemployment each week. She just got a notice that she is being audited for two weeks … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Why are academic employees not eligible to collect unemployment
Why are academic employees not eligible to collect unemployment over the summer? I am a teacher's aide and am only paid during the school year. While I will probably be called back at the start of the… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
12,671 satisfied customers
In 2011, I gave up searching for professional work and started
In 2011, I gave up searching for professional work and started training at a restaurant in Virginia. I had been collecting DC unemployment benefits. Since I started at the Restaurant - and you have to… read more
TexLaw
TexLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
4,347 satisfied customers
I was collecting unemployment as of May 2011 where I was laid
I was collecting unemployment as of May 2011 where I was laid off from an insurance company. I took on substituting for extra pay. I recently received a letter of protest from the school I substituted… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,251 satisfied customers
I got laid off after 10 years from a Chicago based company
I got laid off after 10 years from a Chicago based company and planned to draw unemployment in Michigan which is the state I live in. However now I may take a part time job. Can I still draw unemplyem… read more
Attorney Arcadier
Attorney Arcadier
Managing Attorney Partner
Doctoral Degree
197 satisfied customers
I am a graphic web developer employed by a web development
I am a graphic web developer employed by a web development company in Chicago, IL. Starting last year early summer, my employer revealed to us that they were having financial difficulties (lack of pro… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I lost my job as a meeting planner in June 30, 2009 and immediately
I lost my job as a meeting planner in June 30, 2009 and immediately filed for unemployment. In June of the following year, while still unemployed, my former employer called to ask me to do some temp w… read more
Attorney Arcadier
Attorney Arcadier
Managing Attorney Partner
Doctoral Degree
197 satisfied customers
I was on unemployment until Aug 2011. Starting at that time,
I was on unemployment until Aug 2011. Starting at that time, I was employed full time as a certified public accountant in a small firm. The owner of the firm terminated me four month later in December… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
My son worked for Sears Holding for 1 yr 10 months and was
My son worked for Sears Holding for 1 yr 10 months and was let go yesterday. He started in May 2010 and had his first performance review in June 2011 and when he had it was with a new supervisor. Drin… read more
JPEsq
JPEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,086 satisfied customers
My employer is in Houston, I am by Chicago. My "90 day Probation" was over on 11
My employer is in Houston, I am by Chicago. My "90 day Probation" was over on 11/29. In January my boss informed me that they want to extend my probation to January 31. and then last week informed me … read more
Attorney Arcadier
Attorney Arcadier
Managing Attorney Partner
Doctoral Degree
197 satisfied customers
Re unemployment audit and what do I do I submitted a 4
Re: unemployment audit and what do I do I submitted a 4 week audit of my job searches on 5-27-11 as requested. I received this request for the written report on 5-24-11. My beneifits became effective … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,526 satisfied customers
I worked with a privately owned out of state company for 2
I worked with a privately owned out of state company for 2 and a half years. I quit this company in March, due to harrassment. When I tried to file for unemployment in June, I was told by the unemploy… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
I filed my first claim for unemployment on 12/13/09.This is
I filed my first claim for unemployment on 12/13/09.This is the first time in ove 45 years of working I have filed.I was under the impression benefits were good fo 18 months. I was notifyed TODAY that… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I work part time/at will employee at a college in calif. was
I work part time/at will employee at a college in calif. was denied un-employment based on signing a work load sheet for return employment for fall 2010 semester. I was also denied benefits for the mo… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,251 satisfied customers
I was fired in November or 09. My boss initially said I resigned
I was fired in November or 09. My boss initially said I resigned when no resignation was given. When I received notification that I was not eligible for unemployment benefits the company stated to the… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
71,737 satisfied customers
I was terminated today after being employed 7 mo.; I was
I was terminated today after being employed 7 mo.; I was called in for a meeting and there I was told I'm being terminated; I said I want to resign, but was told I cannot. I was also given a letter wi… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
24,489 satisfied customers
Hello. Im a H.S. teacher and my contract is from Sept-June,
Hello. I'm a H.S. teacher and my contract is from Sept-June, but after school I worked for a program ran at school but through an outside agency (Community college). I was told I wold work in the summ… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 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