Employment Legal Questions and Answers
I have been employed at a hospital with more than 50 employees within a 75 mile radius. I recently applied for and was granted family medical leave for my 75 year old grandmother in Georgia, who had an emergency leg amputation. I am my grandmother's power of attorney and next of kin. She has no spouse nor living children. My employer now tells me that I cannot take family medic...05/13/2007 | Category: Employment | State: New York | #4618
I recently left another job to take a sales position. This position has a guarantee of minimum wage if commissions greater than that are not earned. Basically, I will be paid which ever is more. I am expected to work a total of 43 hours each week, Tuesday through Saturday, and it seems that this company does not pay overtime for over 40 hours. The manager also expects employees...05/12/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Missouri | #4536
When I am ready to return to work from a workers comp injury, can my employer inform me that I have been replaced and no longer have a job?05/11/2007 | Category: Employment | State: California | #4512
Can a employer deny you a copy of your persnnel file?05/11/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Kentucky | #4493
I was working a 9 to 12 hour shift everyday with a hour non-paid lunch and was not getting any other breaks. I said something about it and was fired. Is that against the law? Aren’t you supposed to get two 15 minute breaks a day?05/11/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Florida | #4488
Is it legal for a company to employ you with a unsatisfactory background check, knowing the offense is against company policy, not inform you that the offense prevents you from being employed with that company and then the company discharge you 3 months later because of the same background check that they ran when they hired you?05/11/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Ohio | #4483
My corporate office is located in Pinellas County, Florida. I signed a tight non-competition agreement based on the promises of promotion and participation in the ownership program. I was promoted and transferred to Texas. It takes three years as a branch manager to qualify for ownership. My company is now closing my branch since they already have a branch within a few miles no...05/11/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Texas | #4482
My husband recently left a job for better paying position with another company in the same field. The new company does not d...
My husband recently left a job for better paying position with another company in the same field. The new company does not do offer letters, but we do have e-mail of the exact salary he was to be paid. The verbal agreement was that he was to be hired for a specific position paying a specific amount and that he would be given a three week learning curve as he would be in a dif...05/10/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Texas | #4397
Is it legal for an employer to reduce your salary but at the same time increase your hours of work? Is there a legal limit on how many hours a week an employer can work an employee without any days off? Also, is there a limit on how much time a person gets for lunch?05/10/2007 | Category: Employment | State: Texas | #4396
My employer overpaid me and is requiring me to pay this money back. Am I required by law to repay this amount?
My employer overpaid me and is requiring me to pay this money back. Am I required by law to repay this amount?05/09/2007 | Category: Employment | State: South Carolina | #4353