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Relative vs constant salary in US Employee and contract law

So I was listening to mathematician and economist Eric Weinstein, and he told an anecdote about salary in a hyper-inflationary economy. In the story, the employee and employer argue over the "fair" ...
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At what level of granularity is a client required to pay

This is more of a thought experiment more than anything else. But let's say for argument's sake that a client had a contract in place with a worker for 100/hr. And also for argument's sake, the worker ...
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Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and taking payments without customer present

On September 14, 2019, a new regulation for authentication will be introduced in Europe. Known as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), this regulation will apply to online payments within the ...
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Can my employer deduct from my pay check?

Recently my employer payed me a market salary adjustment. I thought it might be an error so I contacted HR. HR assured me it was my money and I was entitled to it. Now they are telling me it was in ...
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Do you owe money to a company who is trying to charge a disabled/expired credit card?

A disposable credit card company from the US wrote 'recently' on their twitter Canceling a subscription can be difficult, time consuming, and frustrating. Or it can be as easy as clicking a button ...
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How hard is it to sue and win an employer wrongful termination or other suit

A person was hired for computer programming work. He was hired on salary. It was expected to be a full-time, 40 hours per week thing. The company has traditionally, when asking people to work a ...
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What principal of law allows the US federal government to demand that people work without pay?

Certain US federal employees are required to work without pay in the event of a government shutdown (i.e. budgetary incompetence). If you are classified as an an essential employee, you must work with ...
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Does a medical center's acceptance of a partial payment imply establishment of a payment plan?

Related: Hospital billed me for services that I explicitly refused. Are there any legal ramifications for hospital? After my wife went to the doctor I received a bill that I considered wholly ...
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Can I go after my employer for false promises? New Jersey

I work for a wireless retailer and at the time of Black Friday me and my co-workers were told from the 11/22 - 11/25 we would be receiving commission for the stores sales. For my store it’s only me ...
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Tenancy at Will vs Periodic Tenancy: payment

Is it possible to pay for a tenancy at will without having the tenancy at will becaome a periodic tenancy? I ask this because a classmate told me that you cannot pay for a tenancy at will. The ...
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In Germany, can someone sell an auto without being the owner?

I am temporarily living in Germany, and my knowledge of the language is limited. In my country, if Bob wants to sell an auto to Alice (privately), there are three steps needed: 1) Bob must prove to ...
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Can a landlord require a tenant to pay for utilities that are not explicity required in the lease?

I have been a tenant for the past 6 months, and am responsibile for paying for utilities myself and have them setup under my own name. I chose not to sign up for garbage service, as it is cheaper to ...
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What is required for a change in payment terms?

I've experienced a situation and I'm interested in the legal side of it, although not after specific legal advice. The situation is: A person holds an account with a company in the United Kingdom, ...
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How can I make them pay me back?

An old friend messaged me saying they were stranded 4 hours home and needed a cab to get home and it cost 80$ dollars. He asked if I could send him $80 and he has $500 at home and will pay me back ...
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Can a medical invoice that was disputed collect interest and be due years later?

This is a bit embarrassing. A couple years ago I had been seeing a specialist doctor. I had been a victim of a crime, so the city/police department was paying for my treatment. It had been my ...
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private guest-house owner, can he/she demand more payment which was not agreed upon previously

Bear with me as I am not an expert on the law, I have a a question regarding private guest-house / airBnB owners and what their rights are and what they may not be allowed to do. Before I start, I ...
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Can direct payments around the court harm a divorce case?

During a divorce proceeding the court ordered the father to pay 1xxx a month in child support through the court/state supervision arrangement. The mother is living away from the father with the child....
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Unpaid Wage Claim

I worked for an employer from December 2017 – March 2018 for a total of about 112 hours ($3,800). This was programming work for some web applications. I had worked with this person years prior so had ...
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Can a university require me to use hardware authentication to pay bills?

I am a graduate student at a university in California. The university is planning a policy change which will require me to use a "hardware token" (a little device which generates one-time passwords) ...
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UK (and EU) Ban on Credit Card Charges, does that cover Business to Business (b2b)?

The UK Government are bringing in a ban on credit card surcharges on 13th of Jan 2018 (based on a EU directive), but I can't find any information whether this includes b2b or not.
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What ways are there to put pressure on the assurance delaying payments of death benefits?

How can I put negotiation pressure on the UK assurance company to persuade them to pay death benefits to the entitled widow, that they have been delaying for over 3 years from the death of her husband?...
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Can I take legal action for an unpaid balance without a signed contract?

I run a wedding decorating business and I recently provided decoration services for a client in the UK. It was a last minute booking (2 days before the event). I requested some details from the ...
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KYC (Know Your Customer) Verification Between Two Businesses

I want to add a payment service to an existing business which has already verified its customers (id, proof of address). The service is not like Stripe, because they only abstract the connection with ...
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Subcontractor being refused payment

I’m a IT contractor based in the United Kingdom, I have my own limited company. Recently I have been working on a project for a client through a recruitment company. My contract is with the ...
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What can I do if someone does not pay as decided by court order?

Following a custody battle, a court ordered that 100% of the cost of higher education for the children would be paid by the father. He (the father) instead chose to cosign student loans which he has ...
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Is it possible to sue a UK based company from the US regarding debt collection?

I have a US-based LLC. The LLC is a service oriented company as opposed to product oriented. And all work is performed in the US. A UK-based client is delinquent in payments. The amount in dispute is ...
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Website harrassing for payment for a trip I did not book.

For the past few day I am receiving emails in my gmail account from a travel company based in Belgium, SEE-EU asking for a payment of around 1000 euros for a trip to Switzerland. Initially I did not ...
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Can different rates be charged for the same individual performing multiple labor categories?

I am performing work on a T&M basis for a municipal corporation (i.e. counties, cities, towns, port districts, water-sewer districts, school districts, metropolitan park districts, or such other ...
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Is it legal to sign up for EBay/PayPal account in fictitious name?

Is it legal to sign up for a PayPal/EBay account under a random, fictitious name? I'm not talking about stealing someone's identity or attempting to circumvent paying taxes. I just want to create ...
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Not getting refund of my money from JobsInDubai.com

I have registered an account with JobsInDubai.com and paid 92$ to them on 2015, which they assured that is a refundable amount. And they said I can request for the refund after 6 months if I don't ...
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Can a business impose a minimum amout for credit card payment without notice?

Recently, I visited a bar I regularly attend and purchased what I normally get, which has a pre-tip total of less than $10. When I went to pay the check with my credit card, I was told that there was ...
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Is it legal to promise to pay out money to uninformed third parties?

I'd like to set up a system that will allow me to accept a payment from a customer, say $10, and distribute a portion of that $10 evenly to a variable number of third parties. The problem is I'd like ...
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Company hasn't paid me in weeks. Retaliation Concerns of contacting labor board?

Apparently my company is not doing well financially, and they could not pay me for quite a bit of time now. I would like to let the labor board know so that I can get paid, but I'm worried that the ...
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Any obligation to return an accidental second payout?

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), if you receive an item you did not order - it should be considered as a gift - and you are not obligated to pay for it - or return it. Question is, ...