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Is it legal to fire someone for trying to step down in a job?

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is it legal or an 18 year old to be dating a 14 year old girl under OR law

A:  I don''t know about Oregon, but the question is what do you mean by dating. If you are merely dating and there is no sexual contact that I don''t'' believe any state can make that illegal. If you are talking about sexual contact it depends on the state. Here in Texas, it would be illegal unless you were within two years of each other....

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Can an employer fire someone for not talking an extra shift on that person's day off?

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Is it legal for my employer to make me sign a discharge to get a maximum of 39h holiday pay per week?

A:  I think once a contract is in force in cannot be changed without agreement by both parties, so I don''t think the employer can impose that condition, unless there is some other catch all term in the contract which allows the employer to vary things. however, assuming you are in your rights, not accepting this may well make your employer hostile against you. meaning that you may get crappier jobs, and so on. No employer can make someone work for no pay, again unless the contract says so. usually this is implicit in salaried positions (where you are paid a lump sum per time period usually a month), and requires explicit terms in the contract if you are hourly paid (ie paid per unit of time eg Łn.nn per hour) no employer can demand you work for free over and above the...

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Is it legal for any sort of business to refuse to give you a copy of your evaluation?

A:  Yes. It is completely legal. Authorship is one of the rights specifically protected by the constitution. As with personal correspondence and photographs, business document ownership is retained by the originator and any dissemination is at the sole discretion of the owner. Paradoxically, this also protects individuals, like you, from being victimized by the government or corporate opportunists. Because evaluations are the subjective and self serving opinions of individuals, reducing them to writing does not make their impressions any more credible. Rather than needlessly drawing attention to the past, try to focus on the present and force them to look at you in the light of day instead of the shadows in the past. Good Luck. Well you ask is it

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Is it legal to drive a car with a 10 lbs dog on your lap?

A:  well No............this would be considered a safety issue. Here''s a thought. Would you drive with your baby on your lap? No as the baby would go flying through the air if you were to get into crash plus it is illegal to have child in your lap in all 50 states and even in most countries. So the answer to this would be NO. A dog is the same thing as a baby and in a crash would go flying into the windscreen/shield or even worse out of the vehicle all together and it is most likely illegal in all states. So what to do? Buy a dogie seat belt at Pets-mart or Pet Co. For a 10lb dog cost is ~$25.00+- and will help save the life of your dog in the event of a crash. If you have a baby you know the drill a baby seat in if it is a newborn. PERIOD no...

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Can you get sued for firing someone for no reason?

A:  Usually not - most of the US operates under an employment-at-will policy which allows employees to walk out at any time and employers to fire/lay off at any time.There are some limitations to this in that you can''t lay someone off due to race, religion, etc. A number of states do have specific limitations to the policy and these limitations can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/At-will_emp… Note that none of this precludes someone from suing (anyone can sue, not everyone wins). Also, the person being fired would be eligible for unemployment since not liking someone would not be considered ''for cause'' and this would of course make the employer''s unemployment insurance premium increase. One thing to watch out for, read the employee handbook if your company has one - there may...

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Is it legal to drive a car if it is insured under someone else's name?

A:  he,s right on this one ,you have to be added to the policy or it wont cover you at all ,any incident that could happen would get you and him in trouble,but he,s right on this one,good luck. If your Dad has a driver over 25 only policy, then it''s probably NOT Ok for you to be driving his car without ins. You''d have to check the policy to know for sure. I believe it is legal, but if you get into an accident the company won''t cover it. That''s how it works around here anyway. That depends. Are you a minor living at the same address as your father? If yes, you should be specifically named on his policy to drive his car and be covered. If you are 30 and have your own address, and his permission to drive, you are covered under his insurance. A lot of this depends on...

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Is it legal for a company to do this to independant contractors?

A:  Whether you are an IC or not, the company should still pay. I''ve seen this a lot lately because a lot of businesses as well as people are being effected by the economy. It does say a lot about a company though! As an independant contractor, you are not afforded the same protection as a regular employee would be in regards to getting paid on payday, or the closest thing to payday if there is an error. You are more like a bill that needs to be paid. Do you have a contract that states when and how you will be paid? A super friendly reminder of that may help in the future. If you have been warned not to push, then don''t push, but maybe a polite and friendly reminder that you are dependant on that money, and a reminder about the expectation that was set for payment would help. But I would...

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Is it legal for employers to change your position as reprimand for something you have'nt done yet?

A:  It sounds to me like you are right about being punished. This is actually illegal. There are proceedures for disciplining and employee. This borderlines on harassment. Also, maternity is considered to be an illness, is covered under the Americans With Disabilities Act. I would consult with your state level Labor relations board (or "wage and hour") board. You need this to be looked into by an authority outside your employers control. And, by the way... your employers "HR" representatives in the company work for the company and don''t represent your interests at all. If they are on company payroll, then they are on the companys side of the equation. Company "HR" is not your friend, no matter what they tell you. It''s the nature of the...