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 took a drug test, knew I would fail. Agreed to go to
I took a drug test, knew I would fail. Agreed to go to treatment facility at end of week. Agreed to pay 5000 out of pocket. Went to rehab. Was fired from job, lost insurance week after I was in facili… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
147,104 satisfied customers
I had an accident at work. Do I have the right to refuse
I had an accident at work. Do I have the right to refuse workers compensation? … read more
CC
CC
J.D.
7,271 satisfied customers
I'm in a cps investigation and when they asked if I would
I'm in a cps investigation and when they asked if I would pass a drug test I told them no and admitted my drug usage. I'm supposed to go into detox tomorrow. The cps worker and intake person at the tr… read more
Jean C
Jean C
J.D.
6,883 satisfied customers
I was fired due to a drug screen I didn't take. Then I filed
I was fired due to a drug screen I didn't take. Then I filed for pua. Then got paid 6 weeks backpay. Now they want it paid back . … read more
GeraldW64
GeraldW64
Attorney
Juris Doctor with Honors
194 satisfied customers
Failed drug test, wasn't fired, told to by company, and they
failed drug test, wasn't fired , told to by company, and they recommended Doctor and Rehab to go thru. Paid out of my pocket , completed rehab, passed Return to Work Drug test, off for 7 weeks , no wo… read more
ProfessorEsq
ProfessorEsq
Managing Attorney
JD
13,059 satisfied customers
I recently failed a random DOT drug test (THC), lost my
I recently failed a random DOT drug test (THC), lost my driving job. How long does this remain on my record and does it preclude me from other driving positions? … read more
Judge Bill K ret.
Judge Bill K ret.
retired
Doctoral Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
About a year ago I was randomly selected by my employer for
About a year ago I was randomly selected by my employer for a drug test. My boss knew that I smoked marijuana so I called him to resign. He told me to wait until he talked to his boss who went to the … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
13,135 satisfied customers
I was terminated for failure to take a random drug test and
I was terminated for failure to take a random drug test and my job notified my insurance company and unplanned which resulted in denial of disability insurance and unemployment. I was not informed abo… read more
Asad Rahman
Asad Rahman
Attorney
J.D.
2,702 satisfied customers
I was at my job for approx 5 1/2 years and had been promoted
I was at my job for approx 5 1/2 years and had been promoted numerous times. I had recently been sent across the country for several weeks to help a failing $40 million dollar plant. They asked for th… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
48,971 satisfied customers
is an employer obligated to offer an employee substance abuse
is an employer obligated to offer an employee substance abuse counseling prior to firing them for failure to appear to a random drug and especially if he has no prior history of substance abuse. can h… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
88,356 satisfied customers
Working for Directv and if drug screen is failed, with them
Working for Directv and if drug screen is failed, with them having a zero tolerance for drugs in the workplace, would that be immediate termination or do they have to give you option (by law) for reha… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
2,373 satisfied customers
i live in the state of vermont where drug testing of employees
i live in the state of vermont where drug testing of employees is not permited except in very particular cases. i also work in a drug rehab facility where 1/3 of the employees use illegal drugs and th… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,811 satisfied customers
My grandaughter was self medicating and doing marijuana because
My grandaughter was self medicating and doing marijuana because of an extreme family crisis, she realized that she was becoming addicted and began missing work, when she became very ill at work she ad… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Can I get fired for something in my medical history that could
Can I get fired for something in my medical history that could be exposed during a worker's compensation claim?… read more
Loren
Loren
46,142 satisfied customers
I was recently fired after 3 years of employment because I
I was recently fired after 3 years of employment because I missed work or work related meeting in excess of the limit permitted. I lost my right to drive because of a DUI. I was in denial about my dri… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Employment Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
15,725 satisfied customers
My husband has a substance abuse problem. He wants to go into
My husband has a substance abuse problem. He wants to go into treatment, but is convinced he will be fired. I believe he is covered under the ADA and that they cannot fire him. He works for a very lar… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,362 satisfied customers
I have just been informed that I failed a drug test given last
I have just been informed that I failed a drug test given last Thursday, can I leagally be fired from my job based on this test?… read more
Ray
Ray
Employment lawyer
Doctoral Degree
4,352 satisfied customers
My son is an alcoholic. He came forward to the company that
My son is an alcoholic. He came forward to the company that he worked for and declared that he had a problem. They let him have time off for rehab. Two weeks after rehab, he was at work, in a class. H… read more
Faye Lee
Faye Lee
JD and MBA and Masters of Law
1,418 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