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 need to speak to someone about unemployment. I believe
I need to speak to someone about unemployment. I believe that I filed incorrectly for the entire year and am afraid that it will seem fraudulent. Nothing major, I don't think. I just need advice … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
147,104 satisfied customers
I'm a hairdresser and I work in Commission, it's my boss
Hi, I'm a hairdresser and I work in Commission , it's my boss supposes docket me for latest even I don't have a client that particular day? … read more
M. Jacob Mihalov
M. Jacob Mihalov
Solo Practitioner
Juris Doctor
3,311 satisfied customers
I recently just quit my job as a bartender at pal joeys.
Hello, I recently just quit my job as a bartender at pal joeys . Hopefully I can get unemployment for the reason why I quit. … read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
48,971 satisfied customers
What can i do about an employer keeping my payroll check for
what can i do about an employer keeping my payroll check for three weeks and continouly lying to me and i have been back to this job three times and each time a different lie? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
11,746 satisfied customers
My employer is claiming they paid me 2 times. I did not
My employer is claiming they paid me 2 times. I did not receive the bank deposit on pay day. They fex exd me a physical paycheck and they are still now claiming I received the bank deposit which I did… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
88,356 satisfied customers
Was was fired 8/15/2019 and I was suppose to get my paycheck
Hi was was fired 8/15/2019 and I was suppose to get my paycheck that day my Boss did not pay me my check he told me he can hold it for 90 days he doing a investigation and said he not paying me my che… read more
Sarah Fischer
Sarah Fischer
J.D.
349 satisfied customers
I held a 100% commission paid job (furniture retail). I
I held a 100% commission paid job (furniture retail). I resigned, received paycheck (2nd to last, final paycheck held by company) via direct deposit. 3/4 of the commission resulted in fraudulent Clien… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
88,356 satisfied customers
In the state of Florida are you required to sit at work work
In the state of Florida are you required to sit at work work for 8-10 hours if you have only a few clients as a hairdresser. … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,142 satisfied customers
I am a commission only employee at a salon in New Jersey,
I am a commission only employee at a salon in New Jersey, working as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Therefore I am NOT an independent contractor and I do not have any base hourly wage. I understand tha… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
19,243 satisfied customers
My husband works for a Miami beach restaurant. He used to
Good morning, My husband works for a Miami beach restaurant. He used to work the evening shift until a few weeks before. They would start him at 3 pm and "finish" at 11 then his employer would have hi… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
88,356 satisfied customers
Portland, OR - I work for a restaurant in Portland, OR where
Portland, OR - I work for a restaurant in Portland, OR where my employer withholds my gratuities until a later date. They tell the employees that they try to pay them to us within five days, but that … read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,347 satisfied customers
Im a hairdresser,independant contractor work commision. My
Im a hairdresser,independant contractor work commision. My boss paid me and gave me a personal check insufficient funds. He told me he made a mistake because his buisness checks look like his personal… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
37,075 satisfied customers
In November 2006, I went to work for a private L.L.C. company
In November 2006, I went to work for a private L.L.C. company as a contract pilot for $300 per day. I agreed to work flying a Cirrus SR22 a Cirrus SR22 singl-engine aircraft. To qualify for insurance … read more
Judith
Judith
Owner
Doctoral Degree
460 satisfied customers
I currently teach at a school on a Navajo Indian Reservation
I currently teach at a school on a Navajo Indian Reservation in NW New Mexico. The school is a mission school and, as part of our compensation, we are given free housing. Our boss just told us yesterd… read more
Cedric
Cedric
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
2,088 satisfied customers
I was a Retail Store Manager for a company within the Dreams
I was a Retail Store Manager for a company within the Dreams Retail Family for over a year and a half. For a little background, I started out as an assistant manager at one location and then was promo… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
49,505 satisfied customers
living in texas my pay periods where on the 1st and 15th. my
living in texas my pay periods where on the 1st and 15th. my checks were direct deposit through quickbooks.they were consistantly late but i know through speaking to quickbooks that it was a quick pro… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
2,373 satisfied customers
My employer theoretically pays us on the 1st and 15th. However,
My employer theoretically pays us on the 1st and 15th. However, if the 1st or 15th falls on a weekend, the check is still dated the 1st or 15th, meaning that the check doesn't get in until monday and … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
13,142 satisfied customers
I recently heard that if you run a salon and pay commission
I recently heard that if you run a salon and pay commission vs. hourly rate, this is illegal. I also heard that if employees receive tips, either cash or tips included on credit cards, the hourly rate… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
147,104 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

15,725 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

13,142 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

4,394 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Ray

Ray

Employment lawyer

4,352 satisfied customers

30 years in Employment law

John

John

Employment Lawyer

4,347 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Lawyer

2,469 satisfied customers

Attorney

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

2,373 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

< 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