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  • Fingerprints

    If my new employer said that my background check came back cleared what would fingerprints be needed for.

    Vincent’s Answer

    It depends on the nature of your employment. Some employers must submit these records.

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  • Can my employer split my check to avoid paying OT and use my wife's papers? Thank you

    I work for a employment Agency about 80-75 hours a week. I get paid in two checks, one under my wife's name (40hrs) and the rest of the hrs under my name. I get paid two different rates too, under my wife's check I get paid $11.25 per hour under m...

    Vincent’s Answer

    No, it is not legal to subvert the overtime system by fraudulently entering hours under the name of an individual who did not actually work those hours.

    You should, immediately, contact an experienced employment attorney.

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  • Unfortunately I am illegal, and my ex boss decide not to pay me my last 2 weeks? Is there anything I can do?

    I was working for someone for 2 years, I decided to resign and I gave my 2 weeks notice. That person did not pay me my last 2 weeks, she is ignoring my calls, making excuses and I have a good feeling that she is not gonna pay me. Is there anything...

    Vincent’s Answer

    I am sorry that your employer did this to you. Contact the New York State Department of Labor. They will help you collect what you are due.

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  • I work for a company that did not do anything about a boss that sexual harassed me and then a co-worker told me in front of boss

    In june i talk to a person from H.R. about this sexual harassment and a few days later i was told that there was nothing they could do because she said that she did not do anything. And then a few weeks later a co-worker told me that she would kno...

    Vincent’s Answer

    You should contact an experienced employment attorney in your area immediately. If you cannot find someone local who will take on your employer, consider speaking to New York City firms.

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  • Is back-pay for an employee for a late raise, when the practice is to review employees ever 12 months, mandated by law?

    I am leaving my job. The practice of the company is to review all employees every 12 months for consideration for a raise. This year, as with years past, they are late with the raise, and the accepted practice here is that employees receive back p...

    Vincent’s Answer

    Unless you have a contract or collective bargaining agreement that states otherwise, you are not legally required to receive back-pay for a late-granted raise.

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  • Can an employer fire me or tell me not to come to work after I give birth? I just found out that Im pregnant and Im scared.

    Can an employer fire me or tell me not to come to work after I give birth? I just found out that I'm pregnant and I'm scared. I didn't talk to my boss yet but it is a small office and if I wont be able to work then they need to find someone else...

    Vincent’s Answer

    I created this video to answer your question, I hope it helps and I am sorry that you have to be scared about this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_0gMj8ZHYw

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  • Im a independent contractor and I provided services for Handy.com.

    Im a independent contractor , and I provided home cleaning services for handy.com in NYC. I dont get it. They dictate our hourly rates, and handy.com says that the only way we are able to get a raise is only if you accept more jobs a week. Also i...

    Vincent’s Answer

    I would schedule a couple of free consultations with experienced employment attorneys immediately. You may be mis-classified and improperly paid under New York State Law. I will try to create a video for you addressing some of these issues later today.

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  • How do I go about suing my employer?

    I worked at a check cashing place for a little over a year, in that year I have not been able to take a full 30 min break. My employer would rush me back to work saying it's very busy. I have been assaulted with a telephone by my regional directo...

    Vincent’s Answer

    1. Contact the police to report any violent assault. Get a police report.

    2. If you were not paid for your breaks, but were also not allowed to take them, consider contacting the New York State Department of Labor. Their wage enforcement division should be able to assist you.

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  • Is it pregnancy discrimination if my employer threatens to terminate me and has reduced my hrs by half for being pregnant

    my employer threatened to terminate me because I called out one day dor for being sick over my pregnancy. It was the 2nd time Ive done this. Im 29 weeks pregnant. She then said if I wanted to pick up my check she would make me sign 'write up' pape...

    Vincent’s Answer

    That sounds like it might be pregnancy discrimination. You should speak with a local employment attorney.

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