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  • Can my company schedule me to work 48 hours one week and 32 in 2nd week of a pay period with no overtime?

    I regularly get scheduled to work 6 days one week and 4 the second week of a pay period. My paychecks pay for 80 hours of regular time even though I worked 48 hours in one week. Also if a pay period had a paid holiday (Christmas, July 4th, et...

    Stephan’s Answer

    Who do you work for? If it is a private employer, they need to pay overtime if other statutory requirements are met concerning revenues and interstate commerce and depending on what type of work you do. You should contact an attorney for a free consultation.

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  • Can an employer / management ask me my age?

    After an interview from non management, I finally met the owner / manager and the first question she asked me was my age. My father who was standing right next to me heard her and later told me he was very surprised by the question. Because I want...

    Stephan’s Answer

    Did you get the job? If not, it might be evidence of age discrimination and you should consult with an employment lawyer.

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  • I was fired will on leave on medical leave

    When I was at work I noticed a lump on my knee, so I left work early. I waited the weekend to see if the swelling went down. Monday morning I went to the ER and was diagnosed with knee burstitis. I called my supervisor and explained that I hav...

    Stephan’s Answer

    You should talk to an employment lawyer who offers a free consultation to see if you have a possible disability discrimination claim or a FMLA claim.

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  • Can my employer take 30 minutes out of my pay for a lunch break if I never clock out and have no one to relieve my duties?

    I am the only person in my department at the hospital where I work. I never clock out for breaks or lunch and have a portable phone that I must keep with me at all times in case someone needs me. I work 7:00pm-5:30am, but they take a 30 minute l...

    Stephan’s Answer

    You should contact an employment attorney for a free consultation. The answer may very well depend on whether you are exempt or non-exempt from overtime rules. This may depend on whether you are classified as a professional, executive, or administrative assistant, and whether you are paid on a salary or hourly basis.

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  • I was just diagnosed with ptsd and while talking about a counseling appointment for it with my boss he fired me because of it.

    Is this a form of discrimination and is there anything I can do about it ?

    Stephan’s Answer

    You should speak with an employment attorney. Disability discrimination might be occurring.

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  • My husband was working for a company that was so angry when he quit they canceled his last payroll check through their bank.

    What can we do about this?

    Stephan’s Answer

    You should talk to an employment attorney about suing them to get paid for the work he did. He might be entitled to triple the amount of pay for their failure to pay at least minimum wages for that period of time as well.

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  • There are several events that has led me to Avvo, but I'm not sure what type of lawyer i should look for concerning my claim.

    I was accused by my manager of taking several hours PTO and Vacation Time. Time that can only be put in the system by management of which I was not and had no access to. I provided evidence to my manager of days i was present and the system said ...

    Stephan’s Answer

    You should consult with an employment lawyer. Some employment lawyers provide 30 minute free consultations.

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  • What type of attorney Do I need?

    I filed charges with the eeoc against my job for racial discrimination. The question that I have is do I need an attorney now or later?

    Stephan’s Answer

    Although you are not required to have an attorney during the EEOC process, it is a good idea to have one, especially if a mediation or conciliation is scheduled.

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  • Can you legally fire or demote an employee for discussing wages?

    My boss just recently demoted a coworker of mine, for telling one of my new managers that another worker there was making more money then her, and the manager quit. Is it legal to demote someone for discussing wages? He almost fired her until he s...

    Stephan’s Answer

    She should consider contacting the National Labor Relations Board, which frowns upon any rules prohibiting employees from discussing their salaries or hourly pay rates with each other.

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  • Do I have a sexual discrimination case for the details below?

    Last March I got a written warning for being unprofessional because I was talking about drinking the night before & being hung over. I am a safety specialist &I could see where it may look bad and I have been nothing but professional since. Ther...

    Stephan’s Answer

    You might want to contact the national labor relations board which frowns upon rules prohibiting employees from associating with one another

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