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 given the opposition to resign in stead of being
I was given the opposition to resign in stead of being terminated. In my state of MD you can still get unemployment but my employer lied and said I just resigned. … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 satisfied customers
If a person is paid salary in utah, as a computer programmer
If a person is paid salary in utah, as a computer programmer and web designer. Are there any laws that say how many hours an employer can work that person? My husband starts his work day 8 Am works al… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
In Oregon, if I leave a place of employment in good stead,
In Oregon, if I leave a place of employment in good stead, do I get my paycheck on my last day. Or do I get it two weeks later like a regular paycheck, except that it is final...also, there is no pape… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I am a nurse paid hourly to see in home care clients. My company deducts 30 minutes per da
I am a nurse paid hourly to see in home care clients. My company deducts 30 minutes per day from my time, with no explanation as to why. Lunch is on my own time. I'm finding my paychecks short every 2… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,768 satisfied customers
Is there a statue of limitation for recovering unpaid wages?
Is there a statue of limitation for recovering unpaid wages? I've been mandated to work weekends during the hours of 10am-5pm(saturday) and 12pm-4pm(sunday). The employee handbook clearly states; "emp… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
Am I classified as a non-exempt employee if I am a receptionist?
Am I classified as a non-exempt employee if I am a receptionist? I am being required to work weekends Saturday and Sunday after already working 49 hours Monday through Friday. Can I tell my employer t… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
the situation I am facing at my job is that we have mandatory
the situation I am facing at my job is that we have mandatory meetings once a month at 1pm. i work the 6pm to 6am shift. i informed my employer that it is very difficult for me to attend those meeting… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, BSBA
2,469 satisfied customers
I have a question about mandatory overtime. Right now our employer
I have a question about mandatory overtime. Right now our employer wants us to work 10hrs. a day monday thru saturday and 8hrs. on sunday.Most of the employees are willing to work those hours but thin… read more
AttorneyTom
AttorneyTom
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, BSBA
2,469 satisfied customers
I work as a contractor. I take lunch at my desk which is my
I work as a contractor. I take lunch at my desk which is my decision. I basically eat on the run. The place of business has decided to take 1/2 hour out of my paycheck every day when I am working due … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,674 satisfied customers
Can an employer place you on continuous 12 hr shift without
Can an employer place you on continuous 12 hr shift without your input? We have and now we work that, but receive no premium pay for hours worked Saturday/Sunday, plus we never receive a paycheck for … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,502 satisfied customers
A situation arose that required that we move from the State
A situation arose that required that we move from the State of Illinois to the State of Missouri. My husband presented the situation to his employer on two separate occasions beginning in the month of… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
I recently resigned from my salary position. I gave my 2 week
I recently resigned from my salary position. I gave my 2 week notice and they accepted my resignation immediatly. My last day i worked was on a Saturday and there fiscal work weef begins on Saturday. … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
My son was hired by an employer to work 10 hrs a day for flat
My son was hired by an employer to work 10 hrs a day for flat rate per day. He is required to work 5 days a week - Monday thru Friday. And was told Saturday work is optional. This is how all employees… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
i work at a bar but was there as a patron when another customer
i work at a bar but was there as a patron when another customer started an altercation with me. almost a week later i was told i was being suspended for a week. i should be starting back at work today… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
My husband and I are former employees of Jefferson County.
My husband and I are former employees of Jefferson County. We were forced to find new jobs because we were both put on leave without pay August 1st due to the county's financial problems. I submitted … read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 satisfied customers
I work in a automotive repair facility that is open seven days
I work in a automotive repair facility that is open seven days a week and they are telling me that i can not take off sundays even when i gave them a 90 day written notice i was doing so, can they mak… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
I quit my job without proper notice , I had no handbook, no
I quit my job without "proper notice", I had no handbook, no written or verbal contract....I haven't received my paycheck how long my former employer wait before paying me, it's been one pay period.… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
75,929 satisfied customers
Im six months pregnant and undergoing a lot of stress at work.
I'm six months pregnant and undergoing a lot of stress at work. Lately I've rapid heart palpatations and chest pain i also have been diagnosed in the past with panic anxiety disorder. Is there any cha… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
75,929 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