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Question: I work in sales with commissions and might be changing jobs. Will I be due the commissions from my old job?

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Question: ive been working as a delivery driver for the same company for 6 yrs. now. is it true that they have to give me 2 weeks paid vacation by law? they currently only give me 7 days.

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Question: I work retail and the local union is calling for a strike. I'm not in the union, but I'm covered under the healthcare and the union rep is telling me I can be fined if I cross a picket line to work. Is this true?

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Question: Can my empolyer stop me from getting unemployment compinsation if I dont relocate and move out of state to work tor that company in another state? The company is closing down in this state. I can't relocate if rhey ask me to.

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Question: i work in the cleaning industry my boss stopped paying us for the time we commute from one job to the other we drive his truck to do work for him we are paid hourly so for the 1 to 3 hours ea. day we are in route to a job we dont receive compensation for our time ? and he also has started putting, what should be a gas allowance on my check but has it described as a reimbrestment and he dont list correct the total of my deduct. in the total deduct column i cant tell if i am paying the taxes on the gas money please help i need to quit if he is not legally abided to pay drive time thank you

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Question: Can my current employer require me to sign a certification which prohibits me from holding and using my real estate license or appraiser's license. I was hired in the Real Estate Owned dept of a bank and this was not a requirement as a condition of employment originally but now they want this certification signed, can they terminate my employment if I refuse to sign the certification?

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Question: I quit my employer after 12 years employment. After i changed states I reapplied and was told that I was Blacked Balled from applying because of attendance. Is there anything i can do?

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Question: I was hired by a company. I was hired to be a Financial Assistant. At first I thought that this company was real, because they had me sign an employment agreement and gave me a confirmation saying that I was hired. What this company did was deposit large amounts of money into my personal acct, then they wanted me to withdraw the money and have it transferred to other people in Russia by using a funds transfer service. My bank froze my bank acct because it would be under investigation because they did not know were this money was coming from.

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Question: What if a customer is not willing to provide reasonable accommodations for an illness or disability? Who can you contact?

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Question: My employer will not let me see my personal file.Is this legal?

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Question: Hellow My workmen compinsation claim injury case was denied. Now I'm still injured have waited opproximently 25 days for services to continue & find out how serious my knee inju ry is. Now i"m out of a job cause my claim was denied help me with some free legal answers who to call by phone  thank you. HELP PLEASE!!!

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Question: Can my employer withhold my final paycheck if I caused accidental damage on the job?

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Question: What are the rights of workers, through a temp agency, in Arizona?

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Question: if i was to be offered living allowances by my company while travelling but returned home could this be seen as an act of fraud

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Question: I have been employed in AZ. for 36 years to a Texas based company. They have sent notice that I enroll in direct deposit by Dec.1st,2014 in accordance with a collective bargaining agreement made by my union in july 2008. providing that, "the carrier may implement arrangements for the direct deposit of any payments due its employees covered by this agreement." They did not offer alternatives or consequences for failure to do so, only that I would be "subject to remedy." Can they force me to direct deposit or "remedy"? I currently receive my pay bi-monthly via USPS. Thank you.

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Question: What is my rights? I work for a major company and while I had a temp manager they stole two of my major accounts without my knowledge and transferred them to other reps on other teams and I lost out on 1,000,000 in sales. The company has policy in protecting reps from going into accounts that does not belong to them or assigned to them. Behind my back they stole my accounts and next thing I know they closed about a 1,000,000 in business that was rightfully mine. Do I have legal rights? Our company rules of conduct / ethics and policy stAtes that no other reps are allowed to go into other assigned accounts nor other territory that is assigned to other sales reps. This all happened during the time I did not have a current manager in place because my manager left the company and the company was looking for new manager to fill that position. As I stated I had a temp manager who was not my manager. Please advise

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Question: We live in an RV resort, own a park model. We have a business license to do yard work and have been doing well here in the park helping older people that cannot do what we do. We work on the weekends, but the park is considering prohibiting working on Sunday. Can they do this according to AZ law. They have also issued a ruling that people who work for the park cannot do side jobs in the park at all, even on their own time and with their own equipment. Is this legal?

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Question: I am wondering if it is considered fraud for an employer to claim we would be interviewed via phone by an impartial party then turn around and hire someone outside the company without ever interviewing the internal applicants?

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Question: I gave my employer a copy of my subpoena in case I was late. When I came into work that day I noticed my subpoena sitting out in view for everyone to see. The case I am testifying for his a very violent one.Do I have any recourse for violating my privacy and putting me possibly in danger?

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Question: I was just recently terminated from my last job. my question is for the last 3 years I haven't been getting overtime pay and just over a year ago they started the profit sharing program am I able to get back pay?

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Question: I am 15 and looking for a job. I'd like to know if I am eligible to work yet or do I have to still wait?

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Question: I'm having my boyfriends child and his mother is my boss and family can't work together. Does me having this child mean we can't work at the same place?

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Question: I was hurt by a coworker on sep 29 2012 boss begged me not to file as he put it I was just bruised 3 people heard and saw that comment and that a false claim would rase his rates . the pain got so bad I used my own ins and within months had multiple surgerys 8 within the year of acc he never claimed me knowing I was having all these surgerys due to his coworkers fault I feel my mental and phys played a role in this as 4 months before we had a house fire no ins that left us homeless raising 3 kids that are not mine with no gov help also dealing with mental issues seein the docs for that to help

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Question: Can an individual sue my closed down LLC and me personally? I have no assets with this business.

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Question: do you have to be licensed to be a 1099 independant contractor

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Question: I am a truck driver and I drive the company truck. My company is asking me to sign a policy in which if there is any damage to the truck I will have to pay out my own pocket. If we do not sign the policy we will be fired. Is this legal? What type of attorney would I hire to review the policy?

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Question: My company instituted a tobacco free workplace and we need to go off company property to smoke or vape. Now they are sending security telling us we cannot smoke in front of other businesses on public property and on public reserve land by putting up extreme fire danger signs year round. Can they enforce where we smoke or vape when off of company grounds?

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Question: Question-once a work schedule of an employee has been posted can the employer make changes to the schedule w/o consulting the employee, and if employee can not accommodate the change can the employer retaliate with disciplinary action.

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Question: Management at my company have been forging documentation to avoid paying fines to the state. If I become a whistleblower, what are my protections?

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Question: My ex boss and I had a disagreement about a verification issue through email. She was very rude and disrespectful. The following morning my husband who is her current employee called me to tell me that she cc'd him in his email the conversation. Is this a privacy breech? Although, he is my husband, he is a current employee and I am not. This is second time this has happened. The first time with a different employee. Do I have any legal rights here?

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Question: An employee who dislikes me filed a false claim against me saying I swore at him. Hr brought in an invstigator without telling me and made me answer questions and then I was told I would have to take a polygraph. What are my rights. I have been a high achieving employee for 9 years and was offered a promotion last week. Now I think they want to fire me and it has ruined my credibility.

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Question: If I worked at a company for 2 years and they say they lost my file is it mandatory that I fill out another job application

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Question: Is being dyslectic considered to be a form of disability that an employer can help with by providing standards to follow rather than every employee doing the same jobs but calling each process different at will. It’s very confusing to me being a dyslectic. This company is very adamant about not providing standards as not to hamper individual creativity. I believe there should be some sort of middle ground that will help me quite a bit. I’ve been trying to make some changes without revealing my disability but in doing so, it appears I am, and am considered not so smart. I’m not sure what I should do. I’m feeling the pressure of some that I not so good at what I do and that’s not true. My job title is a Structural Designer II

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Question: can an employer hire a 17 year old as a sales person at a dealership? they do have a drivers license.

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Question: Is it legal to street perform ? I have searched street perform and busker to no avail. Do I need a special permit? Can I just go to a store, ask for the managers permission, and stand outside singing and collecting tips?

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Question: I am wanting to get my certified license to become a auto recovery specialist and need to know what felonies will stop me from getting certified or are the any that will stop me from getting it. And of there are felonies that will stop me how can I get it fixed to where I can get it

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Question: my boss does not pay any of his emplyees with a pay check everyone is paid in cash and he does not report all hours worked for all employees what should i do

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Question: Can an employer require an employee to take anger management or behavior modification courses, or see a therapist.

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Question: I work in the construction industry as a foreman and have to stop by the office most mornings and afternoons to look at project packets, file time cards, and gather necessary tools for the jobsite. The company does not compensate me for this time at all. Is this illegal? Who do I report it to? In addition, I was recently fired for complaining about this as well as many other safety issues.

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Question: can my former employer still us my name and title on their website 3 years later.

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Question: How old do you have to be to get a job in arizona ? online it says 14 but i want to be sure.

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Question: I have been verbally harassed by a company that out-sources my company to do work for them. I have a few pages documenting what has been said or name calling that has occurred ( so many names everything from "scar face, lesbian, and whore). I was wondering if this would be considered a hostile work environment?

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Question: how old does a child have to be to be able to work full time?

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Question: How old do you have to be to work ?

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Question: I was harassed and bullied for 8 years. My doctor put me on antidepresents. I was fired the end of January for no reason. What can I do. there must be a law permitting people in charge from saying terrible things about you and your family to other employees and to the public. Please I need someone to help me or to point me in the right direction. She has also denied my workman's comp. so I can't have my carpal tunnel surgery.

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Question: I put in a two week notice, but after the two weeks were up, my old job would not give me my PTO (paid time off) and I accumulated 80 hrs worth. What do I do and who can I talk to?

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Question: Is it legal for management to force servers to pay for misordered items and or walk outs...im new to management and have been receiving two sides of this story...the manager above me has had many complaints and im not trying to get caught up in any possible legal trouble...any help would be greatly appreciated ..i know arizona is a right to work state but ...i just dont no where the line get s drawn

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Question: How do I know if my employer is violating laws against blocking me from serving jury duty? They have paid jury duty time but will not let me take it without extending my contract, a highly undesirable result and something I perceive to be retaliation. Should I obtain counsel for this or am I being overdramatic? Thank you!

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Question: If a department head says you were not hired because they have closed the hiring process. However, there are still jobs posted on the website and the hiring department says there are still job openings. What can be done?

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Question: I need to take medicine 3 times while at work, can they tell me i can't go to my car to take it

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Question: My employer has not paid my child support in over a year. my employer said he has paid it but will not show me proof that it was paid. Child support has not received payment.

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Question: I made a 98.00 mistake on the register can the owner make me pay for it.

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Question: I got an interview at this Job about a month and half ago I worked there 4 half days. Right after the 4th day she than told me I don't need you anymore. I'm not hiring you. Told me she had my hours written down. She's gonna pay me sometime soon. I texted her a week later asking what's going on she said she's gonna talk to the owner. Didn't hear back. I than contacted her last Monday and she told me she was not gonna pay me since I wasn't there more than two weeks. That's illegal right ?? What can I do to get my money ?

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Question: I work for a group home w/disabled adults. One of the clients received an I-Pad and the manager of the home wants us to sign a form that states if it ends up missing during your shift, the entire staff will be terminated. Is this even legal. I have not signed it as of yet.

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Question: I will be changing from salary to hourly, my company is taking 40 hours of my PTO to pay me a weeks wage. Can they do that? I earned those PTO hours.

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Question: I was an independent contractor for a local company. First, can they require a person to give them 60 days notice prior to quitting? I did quit (didn't give 60 days). The owner is claiming that I still have paperwork and keys, which I have turned in everything, and she's withholding my last paycheck. Can she do that? Can I, as an independent contractor, file a wage claim?

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Question: I work for a car dealership and the store I work in the General Manager will take away our days off if we have a off site sale that week so we are forced to work 8am-8pm all week with no days off. is this legal? also can he take a day off away from us if we sell less than a certain amount of cars in a month? what is the law about days off?

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Question: I quit my job in May to seek a higher position. Contacted my former employer July and let them know it was not working out and would like to come back. Was told they would call me in october when the position became available again. Found out they offered the position to a current employee, but, never contaced me to offer me my position back as stated they would. What legal recourse do have at this point?

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Question: My work did not pay me for two weeks instead they give me $40 loans that I had to pay back. I paid back one. But for my last check they cashed it without my permission took the money I owe and give me the rest in an envelope. I want to know is it OK for them to do that?

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Question: Why am I forced by my employer to pay for online Arizona lottery tickets that customers refuse to pay for when they claim the tickets were not how they asked them to be. I am now even being threatened with being fired if the lottery sales numbers are off! My paycheck has been garnished twice for this and all employees are harrased over this idiotic lottery policy and paranoid with making a wrong register key slip because regardless of actual money lost or just essentially an overring it is Always the same ,lottery number being short real or not, we pay. Is this Legal??

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QUESTIONS

  • Can an individual sue my closed down LLC and me personally? I have no assets with this business.
  • My work did not pay me for two weeks instead they give me $40 loans that I had to pay back. I paid back one. But for my last check they cashed it without my permission took the money I owe and give me the rest in an envelope. I want to know is it OK for them to do that?
  • I am a truck driver and I drive the company truck. My company is asking me to sign a policy in which if there is any damage to the truck I will have to pay out my own pocket. If we do not sign the policy we will be fired. Is this legal? What type of attorney would I hire to review the policy?
  • I need to take medicine 3 times while at work, can they tell me i can't go to my car to take it
  • I work for a group home w/disabled adults. One of the clients received an I-Pad and the manager of the home wants us to sign a form that states if it ends up missing during your shift, the entire staff will be terminated. Is this even legal. I have not signed it as of yet.
  • I work in the construction industry as a foreman and have to stop by the office most mornings and afternoons to look at project packets, file time cards, and gather necessary tools for the jobsite. The company does not compensate me for this time at all. Is this illegal? Who do I report it to? In addition, I was recently fired for complaining about this as well as many other safety issues.
  • I got an interview at this Job about a month and half ago I worked there 4 half days. Right after the 4th day she than told me I don't need you anymore. I'm not hiring you. Told me she had my hours written down. She's gonna pay me sometime soon. I texted her a week later asking what's going on she said she's gonna talk to the owner. Didn't hear back. I than contacted her last Monday and she told me she was not gonna pay me since I wasn't there more than two weeks. That's illegal right ?? What can I do to get my money ?
  • I have been verbally harassed by a company that out-sources my company to do work for them. I have a few pages documenting what has been said or name calling that has occurred ( so many names everything from "scar face, lesbian, and whore). I was wondering if this would be considered a hostile work environment?
  • I made a 98.00 mistake on the register can the owner make me pay for it.
  • My company instituted a tobacco free workplace and we need to go off company property to smoke or vape. Now they are sending security telling us we cannot smoke in front of other businesses on public property and on public reserve land by putting up extreme fire danger signs year round. Can they enforce where we smoke or vape when off of company grounds?

STORIES

  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .

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