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Yes, this would be an ADA violation The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that "reasonable accommodations" be provided to people with disabilities in both the job application process and in the workplace. Specifically, this would be a failure to provide "modifications or adjustments to a job application process that enable a ...


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being overtime-exempt means they're not required to pay me time & 1/2 for overtime, but they're not prohibited from doing so correct? No, the employer is not prohibited from paying you time & 1/2 for overtime. Nor is the employer doing you a favor with respect to the overtime you have been paid already. The employer looks foolish by telling you &...


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Yes, they owe you time and a half. But, and it's a big BUT: If the contract lets them fire you, then they can just fire you. So, depending on whether they can let you go, what they're really saying might be, "We can't undo the time and a half we gave you in the past. Going forward, do you want to forfeit the overtime pay, or be let go?"


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It is 1 year from your employment date (the "anniversary"), so if you started on Jan 1, 2019, you can quit on or after Jan 1, 2020.


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You probably would not be "obligated" to do anything. However your employer also would not be "obligated" to continue employment. If you agreed to something verbally, that is a contract. Verbal contracts can be difficult to enforce, but in this case the employer does not need to enforce it but rather take the easier solution of ...


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No You are free to make criticisms of your former employer. They are free to take offence and take actions in response - including blackballing your current employer.its their choice who they do business with and why. We maintain a client list with a status code - Green, Yellow, Orange, Red. What rating you get and maintain is based on a highly subjective ...


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It certainly sounds like it. They suddenly changed their minds about interviewing you when they found out about your condition without giving a good reason. As long as that condition meets the ADA standard for "disability" I'd say you have a case. The primary job of an HR department is to stop the company from being sued, so if you escalate you ...


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are there any laws or regulations that might disallow this sort of 'unofficial' economic bullying? What you describe so far is not actionable. You have not suffered damages; your MD's statements are inconclusive on whether your continued employment is at risk if you continue your [valid] criticism; and the former employer simply is expressing how he intends ...


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If you are ordinarily an Iranian resident (have not fled the country) then 31 CFR 560.419 still applies, even if you e.g. happen to be working in Europe. The US "virtual embassy" to Iran says this about visas to the US. They mention that an immigrant visa is technically possible, if authorized by the appropriate consular staff (a waiver of the ...


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