Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

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

Related Employment Law Questions
Im a nurse (LPN) and have worked with a company in Florida
Hi! Im a nurse (LPN) and have worked with a company in Florida for 9+ years. Im 56 and have severe asthma and a bad hip(that needs to be replaced) If I resign from my job because of my health can I co… read more
Sean Lopez
Sean Lopez
Managing Attorney
JD
5,371 satisfied customers
I work for a national employeer well known Masonicare. Im a
I work for a national employeer well known Masonicare . Im a registered nurse Im a visiting nures in the community I also go into assisted living facilities. Ive been an employee of Masonicare in CT. … read more
Sean Lopez
Sean Lopez
Managing Attorney
JD
5,371 satisfied customers
On March 26th I was let go at work for taking too many sick
Hi,On March 26th I was let go at work for taking too many sick days due to the Covid 19 illness. I had worked at my job for over five years.Can an employer fire someone for being out sick with Covid 1… read more
Loren
Loren
43,623 satisfied customers
Follow Up] I have another employment question. I just found
Follow Up] Customer: Hi, I have another employment question. I just found out that a coworker has tested positive for covid-19 on a work call with others on the call. He admitted to it when ask but ne… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,540 satisfied customers
I live in island, NY. I work for a private transportation
I live in long island, NY. I work for a private transportation company that's subcontractored by the county. I am an at will employee. My boyfriend whom I live with was sent home because his company c… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,547 satisfied customers
I will try to be as brief as possible to summarize this
I will try to be as brief as possible to summarize this situation: Our daughter was terminated from her job last week. On Tuesday 3/24, She asked to be off work for the following day because she was n… read more
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Law Clerk II
JD
168 satisfied customers
I was terminated from work yesterday. After I began working
I was terminated from work yesterday. After I began working from home due to the COVID-19 virus and the executive order the Mayor placed for a shelter in home. … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
25,547 satisfied customers
Follow Up] my job said they would not be giving paid time
Follow Up] Customer: Hello, my job said they would not be giving paid time off for employees any more. I am currently seeking help for flu-like symptoms related to Coronavirus. Do they still have to p… read more
Ray
Ray
Employment lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,938 satisfied customers
In the state of Tennessee can an employer force an employee
In the state of Tennessee can an employer force an employee to take PTO after stating work would be provided to do from home due to COVID-19 quarantine even through no sickness has occurred. Is an emp… read more
Matthew
Matthew
Attorney
Juris Doctor
365 satisfied customers
I am a nurse and I am being quarantined for covid 19 waiting
Hello I am a nurse and I am being quarantined for covid 19 waiting for my results. I unfortunately have no pto and my employer is asking me to apply for temporary disability. I dont agree with that be… read more
Sean Lopez
Sean Lopez
Managing Attorney
JD
5,371 satisfied customers
I have worked as a civilian at an air force base for
Hello I have worked as a civilian at an air force base for almost 30 years. A couple of months ago, my supervisor informed me I would soon be working for a guy who had bullied me. I had an anxiety att… read more
Delta-Lawyer
Delta-Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,529 satisfied customers
I am a female medical professional and a single mother. Both
I am a female medical professional and a single mother. Both of my supervisors are male. I was promised certain schedules for call when I was hired, but this was not written in my contract, although I… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
43,638 satisfied customers
I need to make a decision and not sure what to do. I left a
I need to make a decision and not sure what to do. I left a company that I worked for almost 2 years full-time to try a different type of respiratory job. That did not work out and they "let me go" fo… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,729 satisfied customers
I am "at will", salaried, exempt, community bank employee of
I am "at will", salaried, exempt, community bank employee of 19 years. I normally work a minimum of 40 hours per week, and with hours worked outside of office my average workweek is 50-60 hours. I rec… read more
Loren
Loren
43,623 satisfied customers
I started a job an exempt position Novemeber 17 2011/ I am
I started a job an exempt position Novemeber 17 2011/ I am in my probationary perion. I missed a day for an asthma exacerbation in October. I called in 1 day due to my 11 year old vomiting was vebally… read more
Brandon M.
Brandon M.
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
13,667 satisfied customers
im sick with bronchitis/asthma which i believe the second
i'm sick with bronchitis/asthma which i believe the second hand smoke in the work place has help cause. this is the third time i've been out for a week at a time since dec. 09. this time, my boss is t… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
76,047 satisfied customers
i filed complaint with corporate HR dept for issues I was having
i filed complaint with corporate HR dept for issues I was having concerning disability and my companies refusal to accommodate my needs to be able to work, when they have for others I have had ongoing… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
76,047 satisfied customers
My husband may be fired from a video post production facility
My husband may be fired from a video post production facility owned by GE for breaking timecard protocol. He manages and schedules the work for 40 union post production tradespeople that he must try t… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
13,841 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