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Anthony Joshua Orshansky

Anthony Orshansky’s Answers

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  • Can I terminate my employee if I found out she was having an affair with someone outside of work?

    I am a house manager for an estate in CA. we have a housekeeper that has worked for the family for 15 yrs. I noticed she has been emotional and distracted over the past few months. She has been forgetting things. I was going through the phone bill...

    Anthony’s Answer

    Please see an employer attorney for a confidential consult. This is not the appropriate forum to receive advice on this matter.

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  • Do I need to pay them back even though I left the company four years ago and this is the first that I have heard of money owed?

    I worked for my former employer (a defense contractor) in California for six years before leaving for a new job in March 2012. I just received a letter in the mail yesterday (over four years later) stating upon termination I was "advised of the am...

    Anthony’s Answer

    More information is required. There are employment lawyers throughout the Los Angeles area offering free consulatations.

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  • Is the company allowed to relocate me 20 miles away without my agreement?

    I work at a remote office and my company is relocating my office 20 miles away....which adds 90 minutes to my daily commute. They are offering no extra pay and yet they expect no interruption in my production.

    Anthony’s Answer

    Assuming you're an at-will employee, it is likely legal for your employer to relocate you office 20 miles away.

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  • Employer ran background check after I filed a complaint.

    I Filed a complaint of discrimination with employer, have been with the company for 5 years, They ran a background check on me after I filed my complaint...seems dishonest, disrespectful, and illegal. It says its a pre-employment background check,...

    Anthony’s Answer

    Please do not quit until you consult with an employment attorney.

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  • Is it legal for an employer to reduce a wage so abruptly without notice?

    Was hired fulltime, few weeks later given 4 day work week, then 3 day workweek now $5 less an hour take it or leave it. I can't understand people that have businesses they can't run and then blame it on their employees.

    Anthony’s Answer

    Notice is required before an employer reduces wages.

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  • Are employers required to do a background check by law?

    Are employers required to do a background check by law?

    Anthony’s Answer

    The short answer is no, not all employers are required to perform background checks on current employees and/or applicants.

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  • My employer is false advertising organic produce.

    I work at an "all organic" restaurant that doesn't sell ANY organic produce. I couldn't help but notice that none of the fruits or veggies had the word "organic" on the packaging. The menu clearly states "all produce is organic, non-gmo, cage free...

    Anthony’s Answer

    Truth serves as an affirmative defense to an action for libel or slander.

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  • Is there a way I can search specifically for contingency based employment lawyers in my area?

    Hello. I have been told by multiple lawyers that my discrimination /retaliation case does have merit, however, they give notion as if they are waiting until I tell them I have been fired or suspended to take my case. based on my personel research ...

    Anthony’s Answer

    Please google California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA). Most CELA attorneys take cases on a contingency and are highy quaified.

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  • Do I need to disclose my drinking problem to my employer ?

    I have missed some time due to drinking, but never drink at work. I work for a major hotel chain in California.

    Anthony’s Answer

    The answer is complicated. Please contact an employment law attorney for a consultation.

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  • Is it important to have a local lawyer ? It is an employment dispute.

    I reside currently in Riverside county and my former employer I want to sue in Los Angeles county. I need an employment attorney. How important is it to have a lawyer having the office nearby where I live ?

    Anthony’s Answer

    It is far more important to find a competent lawyer than one that is in close proximity to your residence.

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