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Workplace wants employees to go to work after being in close contact with sick coworker

I know a person who currently works for a business that is on the borderline of what are considered "essential" by New York State during the current mandates of decreased in-person workforce. While ...
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Appeals process when employer fails to enroll an employee's dependent in health insurance

I live and work in New York City; my employer is a large not-for-profit (thousands of employees). This past November I enrolled in my employer's annual benefits-enrollment period. For the first time ...
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My company now requires that we ask to go to the bathroom. Is this legal?

I work in a call center in the US. We have call center software that tracks our time in call, between calls, lunches, etc, which management is able to see at any time. We take back-to-back calls all ...
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Looking for a new job - how do I let my current employer know?

I'm currently seeking employment in another state due to personal family issues, and have been applying to jobs in the state. Right now, I am still employed by a state governing body and am on fairly ...
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New coworker has strange workplace requirements - how should I deal with them?

A new coworker just started in our office, and on her first day she told us: No one can speak to her. Communication needs to be done over email only. No one can speak in the room we work in. There's ...
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I've voluntarily left my company and they've sent me a termination certification. Do I have to sign it?

The termination certification has me state I've returned all equipment (I have), that I haven't broken my mobile device (was never issued one), and that I'll continue to be bound by various rules in ...
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Employees written up for discussing criminal history of a colleague

Our company hired a new employee with a criminal felony conviction. The employee came to work on their second day and told all of our coworkers about the conviction, making it common knowledge. ...
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How can I get an unreasonable manager to approve time off?

I need to go to the doctor sometime in the next two weeks for a somewhat urgent matter. The only specialist in my area is only available between 10-4 on weekdays, and I work 9-5 for a manager who ...
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Can your employer tell you you cannot go to HR after multiple harassment grievances and nothing being done? [closed]

Ann is being bullied and harassed at work. She has reported it to her managers multiple times and nothing has been done. This time, HR was contacted and involved. This has been an ongoing problem. ...
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Is there anything preventing me from working many consecutive days?

I work in a manufacturing facility in New York state. I am an hourly employee, but I'm in a supervisory position. After working a full week, I came in all day Saturday and a half day Sunday before ...