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Do companies have the legal right to reduce your salary?

Can the company just reduce everyone in the companies salary by 30%? Employers with at will employees can reduce the salaries of all at will employees prospectively, simply by telling employees that ...
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How can I ensure I am contacted when a specific relative dies or is hospitalised?

How would I receive a call if he is not able to call me or communicate with emergency personal? There is no ironclad method. The law does not specify how authorities should determine contact ...
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How can I ensure I am contacted when a specific relative dies or is hospitalised?

New Jersey has a very specific registry for next-of-kin The Next-of-Kin Registry is a New Jersey statewide web-based system that allows individuals at least 14 years of age to voluntarily submit and ...
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Do companies have the legal right to reduce your salary?

The company must pay you the agreed-upon contractual rate for any hours that you already worked, but they are not obligated to continue to pay you the same salary going forward. The company can inform ...
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Adding Previous Tenant's Name to PSEG Bill for School Enrollment

You are being asked to conspire to mislead a government official and to help facilitate fraud. This is a crime, and is a felony in some jurisdictions. While crimes of this type are rarely discovered ...
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Items that a thief wasn't expecting --- does it count as theft of that item?

Two points: The text linked in the question is not a law; it is a proposal. To know whether this text specifies what "counts as theft" in New Jersey, you have to find out whether this ...
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Does every bill that is passed in a state legislature automatically mean that some part of the legal statutes was modified?

No. Probably most bills are amendments to statutes, but certainly not all. Appropriations bills, for instance, are not usually codified anywhere. Likewise, legislatures often approve resolutions that ...
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Is a Tenant Entitled to a Jury Trial in an Eviction Case?

You might find this helpful, it suggests most states do allow a jury trial. "Survey of State Laws Governing the Right to Trial by Jury in Eviction Proceedings" Full document here.
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Do companies have the legal right to reduce your salary?

With the provision that a labor contract might specify a particular minimum salary, and there are local, state and federal minimum wage levels which you can't go below, an employer can reduce salaries ...
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Legality if breaking in for medical reasons?

They get a $550 fine new-south-wales Entering a building without permission is an offence under s4 if the Inclosed Lands Protection Act 1901 In addition, they would face discipline from the Medical ...
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Legality if breaking in for medical reasons?

england-and-wales If the doctors do not damage the property and if they do not remove anything with intent to permanently deprive the owner of it, then they haven't committed any criminal offences. ...
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Do local review boards have jurisdiction on the projects of higher authorities?

new-south-wales australia Yes, but … Planning in NSW is governed by the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act. Australia has three tiers of government - Federal, State and Local, but Local ...
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Business in friends name

united-states The most likely result is that B holds the assets of A as a nominee and A is taxed on those assets, and that the transfers from B to A are disregarded. It could be taxed as an annuity or ...
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Business in friends name

usa From tax perspective this is structured as an annuity, however with the lack of documentation it could also be construed as independent gifts. In case of independent gifts both parties would be ...
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Landlord knowingly charges a smaller amount than originally discussed. Is tenant obligated in the difference?

In New-Jersey, The tenant has the sole responsibility to pay the rent amount A tenant has the responsibility to pay the full amount of rent on time. As well, a landlord can't force payments to be ...
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How can I ensure I am contacted when a specific relative dies or is hospitalised?

The Next Of Kin Registry (NOKR) was established as a FREE tool for daily emergencies and national disasters... You may be able to register your emergency contacts with your state DMV or Motor vehicle ...
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