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What an employer can legally ask to monitor about user activity

I work for a Belgian company as systems engineer, and I'm asked by the HR department to give them logs of a specific user's activity. This is about a concern they have when it comes to this user's ...
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Can an employer reprimand an employee for posting negative reviews on social media?

If an employee posts on social media that a company is bad to work for, can they get fired or reprimanded for it? What if they gave specific examples, like how the employer reduced their wage without ...
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Employer wants to know who isn't contributing to charity

My employer is asking every employee to donate to a specific charity via an online form. This seems reasonable. However, they are also requesting that those who don't contribute will still fill in the ...
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What are the requirements for an ALE employer notifying employees about open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act?

My understanding is that employers can choose when to offer open enrollment and for how long. However, my question is whether an employer is required to notify their employees about their open ...
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ability to eat bacon as a job requirement

Let's say, I'm starting my own company and consider to hire some people. May I or may I not put the ability to eat bacon as a job requirement for every employee? If I did so, how many lawsuits would I ...
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Subsidies for low paid / free workers in some EU countries

I have heard that that in some EU countries such as Ireland, an employer can receive a €10,000 per year subsidy for simply employing a person who has been unemployed for a certain length of time. ...
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Can holiday pay be lower than the current National Minimum Wage?

If one works irregular hours in the UK one can calculate the holiday pay by calculating the average hourly pay over the last 12 weeks of work. I quit my job (I worked 4 days a week, 8 hours a day) at ...
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Is there a law in Europe (in Austria), which indicates the mandatory number of workers at the robotic factory (specifically car factory)?

Maybe in Europe is regulation document, which says that robotic car factory must have required number of available workplaces for people?
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Want to sue my former employer for wage theft; or settle

I have not been paid wages for April 2019 and was abruptly laid off on May 8. I want to sue the company. They are moving money out of the U.S., telling employees we'll be paid soon, and seemingly ...
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Ask ex-employee / colleague for data removal that relates to company [closed]

I am not sure if this is off-topic but I would like to send a kind of formal email to one of my ex-colleagues to ask for data removal that relates to the company I am in still. I remember that I ...
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Is an employer allowed to inspect office drawers and cabinets in Australia?

My employer (in New South Wales, Australia) conducts frequent office inspections. Although they used to only look at fire and electrical hazards, the health and safety team (made of employees that ...
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Private phone call recorded by company phone in UK

I work for a Company in the UK, and routinely recording conversations between customers and myself providing that they (the customer) give consent. A private phone call on my personal mobile phone ...
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Employer Added Wife to Insurance, Now They Retroactively Voided Her Coverage

My employer "accidentally" included my wife in my health insurance plan. (They are now saying that they don't cover spouses). They retroactively voided the plan without informing us. We thought she ...
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Six months probationary period

I have read and understand 6 months probationary period rule, that employee exceeds 6 months of probationary period shall be regularized otherwise informed by the employer to not continue. Now the ...
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trespassing to personal property? [duplicate]

Let say I went into a store and bought something. When I was walking out an employee or the manager stop me and ask to look inside my bag because they assume I was stealing. Before, I could even ...
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Can an employee take an employer to court over false promises and breach of contract?

What if something like this happened: An employer IN WRITING stated that an employee would begin receiving compensation on my start date. That did not happen. Time after time, the employer would ...
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Government employer obligations for refusal to hire based on allegiations

The Kavanaugh hearings have brought up an interesting point. What are the legal obligations of a government employer, when it comes to handling allegations against a prospective employee? I would ...
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Employee intimidation

A relative of mine has worked at a small company for the past 10 years as a senior design engineer. The MD (and owner) of the company asked him to go and spend the day with another employee filling ...
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What does proportionate exactly mean here?

In an offer letter offered to me by an organization it states that: If the trainee leaves the service of the corporation before expiry of the bond period, he shall pay damages to the corporation ...
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Can I terminate an employee for qualifying for a job through a “degree mill?”

We have recently put together an HR unit, which reviewed all our employees and found that one has an unsatisfactory qualification (BA in Public Relations from an unaccredited college). HR suggested ...
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Hiring someone for one time event, employee or contractor?

If a person who would normally be classified as an employee is hired for a single one day event, would this allow classification as an independent contractor? For example, say a company that does not ...
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Can a Union CBA circumvent Right to Work?

if an employer is in a Right to Work state, Can a union create a contract with an employer that requires the employer only keep union employees on payroll?
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Can an employer pay less in benefits to employees on a 'Family' healthcare plan than employees on an 'Individual' healthcare plan?

I work at a community college in California. About a decade ago, my union negotiated for the district to pay 100% of all healthcare premiums for single employees, and a fixed dollar amount towards the ...
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Can an existing employer force use of personal vehicle?

If an employee refuses to use their own car for business purposes (although it was never mentioned before commencement of employment and is not mentioned in the employment contract), is it possible to ...
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How do overpaid repayments work from employee to employer in regards to taxes?

I get paid hourly 20 dollars an hour. In 1 week I earned roughly $1025.00. However for some reason my company paid be twice in one week so I saw 1025.00*2 hit my bank. This obviously was in error and ...
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Termination of Employment before Joining date

I was offered a Job in Berlin by an Employer 2 months back. I signed the contract, offer letter. And with that I have received the Visa to Germany. And just before 14 days of the joining I receive a ...
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Employer took bond and blank dated cheque. Is this legal in India?

Suppose someone in India accepts a job with a software company, selected from on-campus placement. The company did not disclose the agreement to be signed before the first day of employment, when ...
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Can an employer request an I9 form be completed PRIOR to job offer?

I asked a question over on the Workplace Stack Exchange after being asked to bring either a passport, birth certificate, or naturalization document with me to a job interview. From what I gathered ...
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Employer Requires Employees to pay Cash Gift to Owners

Every year an Alabama based small business requires every employee (except for the daughter of one of the owners, apparently) to pay a $30 cash gift that is split between the two owners. In theory, ...
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Want to learn more about arbitration - recommend books?

I don't know very much about how this works in practice in, say, the United States. Roughly, my understanding is that there are party-appointed arbitrators and list-appointed arbitrators. But I don't ...
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(UK) Ex-employer didn't pay out my holiday in-lieu and then flew to Pakistan and stopped replying [closed]

It's a continuation of the story started here a few months ago. After being explained that during the probation period I have still built up a few days of holiday entitlement which should be paid ...
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Health Insurance Usage for Employers

Do employers look at health insurance usage, and use that data to possibly lay people off for incurring too much usage? 1) Would such a practice be legal 2) Even if it were illegal, could employers ...
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Confidentiality in employer/employee relations - defaults in US law?

I may soon be employed by a US company (I've never worked for one before). My question regards confidentiality of information in the employer-employee relations, by default (= by law/legal precedent), ...
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How to validate an employee's expense receipt for an Uber ride

I believe an expense receipt I have received for an Uber ride from an employee is fake. Am I legally allowed to contact Uber and ask them to verify the receipt? If I suggest to the employee i think ...
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Is whistleblowing on a violation of union contracts illegal, even if t's done by a union non-member?

Suppose there were rumours at a company they would potentially shut down a unionised facility to shift production to a non-unionised facility. Union members are contacted by external parties but ...
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Is it legal for an employer to ask for SIN number over email?

I live in Ontario and recently my SIN Number changed. I notified my employer about the change and they asked me to email them the new sin number. I do not want to do so and I prefer to update my sin ...
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EU Employer demands birth certificate - Why?

My brother is Irish, he starts a job as manager of a bar in France. He provided his Irish Passport for id, and the employer wants an original birth certificate. My understanding is birth certificate,...