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    Paid under the table

    California I'm posting this on behalf of a friend who was too stupid to do things right the first time. I can't answer his questions because it boggles my mind that he's such a moron and doesn't understand how this could possibly be his own damn fault. That being said... Bob hired John under...
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    Unused Vacation

    What is the name of your state? CA My friend gave her two week notice last Friday. Today, her boss said she can go ahead and leave right now. No biggie, she wanted to go. They only paid her through the end of today, which is also fine. The problem is, they're refusing to pay her out her...
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    Medical benefits

    What is the name of your state? California When I was hired at my last job, medical benefits were supposed to kick in after 30 days. It was not explained to me that the company had each employee apply for an individual health plan that the company would then pay the premium on. My application...
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    Resignation refused?

    California I turned in my two week notice today and my manager said he refused to accept it. I wasn't prepared for that. "Forget two weeks, you're outta here!" is what I was prepared for. "I absolutely refuse to accept your resignation" came out of left field. So, stupid question here, but...
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    Selling rental prop, neighbor fence

    What is the name of your state? CA I bought a home about 3 years ago. The fences on all sides were all standing, but were probably 10+ years old. My dogs did minor damage to the side fence between our back yard and the next-door neighbor, hereby referred to as Crazy Bat. My husband repaired...
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    Final paycheck

    CA An employee of ours gave me her 1 week notice yesterday afternoon. She called in and left a voice mail this morning that she "wouldn't make it in today." Short-timers syndrome, no biggie. We're going to prepare her final check and show her the door tomorrow morning. However, an email we...
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    Medical benefits - Take it or leave it?

    What is the name of your state? CA Our handbook states that medical insurance is available after an employee completes their probation. We have offered a specific plan to two of our employees. They do not like the plan we are offering. 1. Must we offer them another plan? 2. If they secure...
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    Innappropriate joke

    California. Here's the scenario: Company Christmas party, held after-hours, off-site, at a local restaurant. Open bar. As the evening winds down, an admin assistant tells a bad joke involving mexicans. Two hispanic employees are offended. The employee that made the joke is issued a written...
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    Who gets the $$?

    What is the name of your state? CA The girl I sold my Camry to blew the car up before she paid me off. She says she parked it, went inside, then came out 10 minutes later and "the car was on fire". At the time I sold her the car, she couldn't afford to pay me in full, so I allowed her to...
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    Upholding a custody agreement

    What is the name of your state? CA, child is in MN My fiance has an 8yr old son in MN. I've been with this man since right after he returned to CA from MN and he has always kept in contact with his son. He calls several times a month, sends presents at the appropriate times, and has been back...
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    No verification of disability

    What is the name of your state? CA We have an employee who has been warned several times about her attendance. She usually doesn't have a doctor's note. She showed up a few weeks ago with a doctor note stating she needs to be off for two weeks for "medical reasons." She brought in another...

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