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  • Do I have any legal recourse against a company that changed my background score after 2 1/2 months on the job?

    I am on felony "deferred" probation. I had a decent paying job that didn't require a background check when I was offered a better paying job that required a background check. I told my potentially new employer that I might have something come ba...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    You must make your dispute directly to the company which performed the background check. Such companies are governed by the same laws applicable to credit reporting agencies. Whether you can actually recover for your lost wages and job opportunities is an open question. Use the "Find a Lawyer" feature to connect with an employment attorney in your area. Many will offer free initial consultation.

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  • How is the best way to handle a sexual harassment case at work?

    Yesterday at work one of my coworkers kept touching me inappropriately touching my chest. I am a guy and he's a guy so you understand my frustration. I told him multiple times that wasn't cool and to stop. He decided then while I'm at a register t...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    Report to management/HR immediately. Do not concern yourself that the report might hurt your cop-worker's continued employment. If the behavior doesn't stop or you get in trouble, you need to consult an attorney. Use the "Find a Lawyer" feature to connect with an employment attorney in your area. Many will offer free initial consultation.

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  • If I received a citation for drug paraphernalia was not arrested When getting a job and they do background check will it show

    Received citation for drug paraphernalia wondering will it affect background check for employment

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    Generally, citations without arrest do not appear on background checks. Do not ignore this, either pay or go to court in response. If you ignore it, the court will issue a warrant and that will show up in a background check.

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  • If, a document states... Must have I.D. and you don't have one. Is it illegal to perform an drug or alcohol on the person?

    Went to do an alcohol test for my job. The paperwork states.. Must have ID. if not, you will not be seen. I didn't have an ID. But they did it anyways. plus the paperwork said 4:00 when I left my jjobbut, the test was done at 3:49 can I get that ...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    I assume you tested positive and that was the basis for losing the job. Are you prepared to swear that you didn't give the sample? If yes, you could ask to re-test, but the lab would want ID this time. Do you have any? Do you think the result would negative now? Get some Id and move on.

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  • What the statue of limitation on bring paid back wages for work performed off the clock?

    It was February of 2015 I worked a weekend and I wasn't paid.

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    Claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act for wage violations can be 2 or 3 years depending on a court finding the practice was intentional. You don't give enough facts or context to make a useful answer possible. Use the "Find a Lawyer" feature to connect with an employment attorney in your area. Many will offer free initial consultation.

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  • What legal action can I take I'm out of money and a job

    It was closing time at the resturant I work at and my boss was serving me drinks and I drank as I was cleaning u he called me in his office and had his pants down I was intimidated and didn't know what to do he is my boss /owner his girlfriend is ...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    You don't give enough facts or context to make a useful answer possible. Were you fired or did you quit? Use the "Find a Lawyer" feature to connect with an employment attorney in your area. Many will offer free initial consultation.

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  • Can I get a lawyer for what I feel is wrongful termination

    I was recently fired when I went back to work after a scheduled day off and I don't see how this is legal or why they should get to do this to me especially when another person that works there would take more time off or get off early or come in ...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    You don't give enough facts or context to make a useful answer possible. Use the "Find a Lawyer" feature to connect with an employment attorney in your area. Many will offer free initial consultation.

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  • What I have to do if my employer accuse me that I have told CPA audit person that particular employee no longer with the company

    CPA auditing person ask me over the Phone about if some employees still with the company and my answer was that they no longer with the company. In a few weeks he came to My supervisor and told her what I was Saing to him. I wad written of for t...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    Assuming you were working without a formal written contract, you don't have a claim. Texas is an employment at will state meaning employer or employee can end the work relationship at any time for any reason or no reason as long as there is no legally prohibited discrimination based on age, sex, race, et cetera.

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  • How long do I have before the constable put my belongings outside?

    A judgment was issued against me for an eviction today on 8/25/2016. I was informed today by my complex that a writ for possession is issued for 8/29/2016. What does this mean? How long do I have to get my things out before they are either put out...

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    A writ can issue 6 days after the hearing when it is granted. The writ must be served by the sheriff in person and this may take days or weeks longer. The day before the sheriff executes the writ you will find a notice on the door telling you when he is coming back to take possession of the apartment. When he does arrive, anything in the apartment will be moved to a storage facility at your expense. If no one pays the storage fees the goods will be auctioned.

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  • Looking for a lawyer in Parker County, TX to assist in a small claims suit against another family member for a 2k loan.

    Brother took 2k loan didn't pay it back. Need help.

    Lu Ann’s Answer

    You can sue and you could win, but you will have a very difficult time collecting on a judgment. You may have to take this as a life lesson: don't lend money to friends or relatives and NEVER co-sign on a purchase for anyone.

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