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Samuel Alan Wong

Irvine Employment / Labor Attorney.

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  1. Can my employer offer mileage to one employee but not another?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Douglas M Larsen
    2. Samuel Alan Wong
    3. Ryan Alexander
    4. David Andrew Mallen
    5. Jay Gehre Putnam
    5 lawyer answers

    The general rule is that employees are not entitled to mileage reimbursement for the commute to and from work. However, since you work from home and it was agreed that you would "report" to your home office, you may technically have an argument for mileage reimbursement when you drive to the corporate office. Whether your employer is engaging in gender discrimination is a tougher question. As another attorney pointed out, in order to prove gender discrimination, the employer must be giving...

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  2. Walmart forcing associates to work everywhere in the store even though its not in their job description. Help!

    Answered almost 5 years ago.

    1. Samuel Alan Wong
    2. Steven Alan Fink
    2 lawyer answers

    The short answer is: Walmart can force its associates to work in different departments or perform different duties regardless of job description. This is assuming the associate is not subject to an employment agreement and is not being retaliated or discriminated against. The response given is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. It is not legal advice. The response given is based upon very limited facts, and thus, to the extent additional or different facts exist, the...

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