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Matthew D. Dougherty

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  1. Reduction of hourly wages

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Matthew D. Dougherty
    1 lawyer answer

    Review your employment handbook and, if you are in a union, your collective bargaining agreement. There might be a provision that addresses hour and wage terms in a re-assignment situation. You might also consider contacting an employment lawyer near you about any possible legal rights that have been violated. I hope you can resolve this issue successfully.

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  2. Jobs for felons in Illinois?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Alan James Brinkmeier
    2. Matthew D. Dougherty
    2 lawyer answers

    You could consider looking into sealing and/or expunging your record; I have no idea what the rules are in Texas on sealing, so you would probably need to contact a criminal attorney in Texas or do some internet research on your own. Good luck.

  3. Basketball hoop in cul-de-sac.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Thuong-Tri Nguyen
    2. Matthew D. Dougherty
    2 lawyer answers

    Check to see if there is a Homeowners Association agreement for your subdivision or neighborhood. If there is an agreement, there should be covenants that are restrictions on the use of each property owners' land. Review the agreement to determine if there is a covenant that addresses nuisances, noise, or anything else that might cover this behavior. If there is such a provision, you should consider attempting to have your developer or subdivision governing body enforced the...

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  4. I was terminated from my retail position because they allege that i allowed a customer to leave without paying for merchandise

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Forest Dean Morgan
    2. Matthew D. Dougherty
    2 lawyer answers

    In general, you could speak to a Pennsylvania Department of Labor agent about your eligibility; depending on state law, you might be able to draw unemployment benefits. You can contact them at 1-888-313-7284.

  5. Is an employer required to cover additional vehicle expenses if they are already paying mileage?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Matthew D. Dougherty
    1 lawyer answer

    This should just provide you with general guidance, but you can review the reimbursement rules through http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rp-09-54.pdf. I am not familiar with North Carolina law, but I would generally recommend that you contact your vehicle insurance agent and inquire about the situation, as s/he might be aware of the specific rules regarding a situation such as yours. I hope you can resolve this matter.