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Neil Stuart Hyman

Bethesda Sexual Harassment Attorney.

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  1. Do I need an employees' rights lawyer?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    If you are a member of a union or other employee association, you need to speak with them immediately, both about the wage issue and the benefits. Otherwise, you need to find an attorney with experience in wage and hour law. If you are working more than 40 hours in any week, you should be entitled to overtime wages at the rate of 1.5 times your normal hourly wage. Chances are, if if the jail administrator is doing this to you, there are others who are similarly effected and you may have a...

  2. Paid in full for services company has not returned to do the work.

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    Contact the Maryland Home Improvement Commission or the Police. If the contractor has a Maryland Home Improvement Contractor license, which is required to perform the type of work they were proposing to do , the MHIC offers various forms of protection and a guaranty fund to assist homeowners in situations like this. If the contractor was not licensed, contact the police about filing a report for theft.

  3. As a seasonal employee, is it legal for me to be denied overtime after working over 100 hours on a bi-weekly schedule?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    If you are exempt, your employer does not have to pay you overtime for hours in excess of 40 in any given week. However, if you are not exempt, you likely have a significant claim for overtime wages. You should speak with any attorney about your classification as exempt and then you can determine if you have an overtime claim. Neil S. Hyman, Esquire Law Office of Neil S. Hyman, LLC 4416 East West Highway, Suite 400 Bethesda, Maryland 20814 301-841-7105 neil@neilhymanlaw.com www....

  4. What is the best way to handle this incident of sexual harassment? Please see the details below.

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    Your first step is to report this incident to management. If you have done that, and they have not taken any steps to deal with this behavior, you should contact an employment lawyer in your area that handles Plaintiff's sexual harassment cases. You will need to provide as much detail as possible, including names and dates.

  5. Contractor on professional services job threatening to withhold client files until paid.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    2. Jerry Dancy Redmond Jr
    2 lawyer answers

    Do you have a contract with the contractor about the return of files, payment terms or a confidentiality provision prohibiting them from contacting the client? Who do the files belong to? You should contact an attorney in your area to discuss these issues.

  6. Do I need a lawyer to execute an exclusive rights contract or can I do it myself?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    2. Dana Howard Shultz
    3. Diana Hariton Laskaris
    3 lawyer answers

    You definitely need an attorney for this. It will take several hours of time from an attorney to prepare this agreement for you. Feel free to contact me to discuss the preparation of this agreement. Neil S. Hyman, Esquire Law Office of Neil S. Hyman, LLC 4416 East West Highway, Suite 400 Bethesda, Maryland 20814 301-841-7105 neil@neilhymanlaw.com www.neilhymanlaw.com Licensed in DC & MD

  7. Can I sue both a husband and wife for money the husband stole from me

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    2. Theodore Lyons Araujo
    2 lawyer answers

    Unless the wife was involved in stealing your money, most likely you cannot sue both.

  8. I had an error in my checking account that made 5 checks bounce to my empolyer i was terminated.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    In Maryland, you are an at-will employee which means you can fired at any time for any reason, as long as the reason does not violate public policy. Based on the facts provided here, you might be covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act. If your termination was because of any disability, you may have a claim. You should speak with an attorney who has experience in employment law to determine if you have a claim.

  9. I got fired because i am pregnant...

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    2. Michael Robert Latimer
    2 lawyer answers

    If the sole reason for your termination is based upon your pregnancy, you may have a claim under the pregnancy discrimination act. You should contact an attorney in your area who practices employment law and discuss your situation.

  10. How long does a company have to wait to refill a position after the position was vacated due to a lay off?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    There is no set amount of time you have to wait to fill a position after someone was laid off.