Ask a Employment And Labor Lawyer

Ask a Lawyer. No obligation, answers to your legal questions.

New DC Employment And Labor Legal Questions & Answers

Can my employer force me to take PTO for a federal government closure for a national day of mourning?

This is allowed so long as such a mandate does not violate the terms …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 days ago

My offer letter was changed without notice claiming a 'clerical error.'

1) If you resigned, then yes, it is too late to negotiate for severance.

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

Am I eligible for overtime?

If you are not exempt from overtime, you must be paid overtime when working …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

My title at the company is freelance/contractor butt I have a W-2 what are my maternity leave rights?

If you are paid by a W-2 and the employer is withholding payroll taxes …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

Do I have a case for promissory estoppel against my employer?

Unfortunately, you most likely do not have a viable case for promissory estoppel. Employment …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago