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Leonard Henry Kesten

Leonard Kesten’s Answers

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  • Can my boss ask for text messages from employees' personal cell phones?

    I sent a text message to another employee stating that I was unable to bring her work related materials before I came to work due to vehicle issues. I also sent the same text to my boss, only after she texted me first. Later, I found out that my b...

    Leonard’s Answer

    There is nothing wrong with your boss obtaining texts from this employee if he/she gave them voluntarily.

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  • What do I do about being discriminated against because of my weight?

    I work in a leasing office, a gentleman came in inquiring about leasing a unit for an employee. I asked about his rates at his Tae Kwon Doe company at which point he stated "it's expensive". We continued to speak with regard to the apartment upo...

    Leonard’s Answer

    In most states, weight is not a protected class, thus it is not illegal to discriminate because of weight.

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  • Is a message left on telephone answering machine waiver of privacy right

    If someone leaves a message on an answering machine knowing full well that it will be recorded, does that person lose the right to privacy regarding the contents of that message? California

    Leonard’s Answer

    Yes.

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  • Civil rights. Constitutional rights.

    can a local volunteer ambulance squad restrict its members from joining another volunteer ambulance squad if they are compliant with the amount of hours the serve in accordance with its SOP's and By-Laws. There is no pension or any other type of ...

    Leonard’s Answer

    This question would only involve a Civil Rights issue if the ambulance was a government organization and if the membership restriction was motivated by discrimination of some sort. There could also be an issue if the individual restricted was treated differently then others similarly situated.

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