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Can an employer lay off employees without any consequences?

The main reason for this question is what most people tend to do when searching for a new job - don't let your boss know you are looking for another job until you have found it. Main reason is that ...
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Should I tell my personal feelings to the director of a research lab where I participated in a study

Should I tell the director of a lab in a business school how I was personally affected about thier actions while participating in a study? I post this in "workplace" because even though I am a student ...
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Can my boss ask people if I'm truly sick? [closed]

I work in a store that's attached to another store that my boyfriend works at. He recently got sick for a week then I got sick shortly after. When he returned to work my manager went to talk to his ...
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EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) information - voluntary?

I got from a US employer an "EEOC information" form to fill, after getting an offer letter. Questions on the form are: race highest academic degree gender disabled veteran (I assume US military) ...
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Taking lunch at a different time [closed]

I am currently working as an intern in a company in Singapore. My work period is 8 months and I do not have any leave that I can claim/take. If I want to take leave, I have to take an MC (medical ...
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Vacation Balance Dispute [closed]

I accepted job offer based on agreed two weeks paid vacation available year one. When I received written job offer from recruiter that negotiated on my behalf job offer stated "vacation per employee ...
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Team of sales reps all under plan, I'm the only one put on a PIP [closed]

Title says it all. My team is part of an emerging market and we all had a rough year. We were all under plan, but I wasn't last on team. For some reason, I was the only one put on a PIP by my manager. ...
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Do I have to answer employer when asked about conversations with coworkers? [closed]

I'm going through a messy situation with my employer (described here to some extent). I'm still on the PIP despite telling them I will not give the written statement they wanted me to give. They seem ...
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Can I be fired without a reason? What are my rights? [closed]

In 2012 I was hired by a private practice healthcare professional to do her insurance billing. At the time it was just her and her front desk person. She was in "retirement mode" and hardly coming to ...
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Employer took a contract that conflicts with my morals: potential consequences of opposing this?

Yesterday I found out that my office is doing a job for a project that I think is against my personal morals. It is nothing illegal or shady, but related to animal freedoms/factory farming. I was ...
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What do you do if your colleague tells your mom that you got fired but your boss hasn't told you themselves?

My boyfriend recently got fired from work but nobody told him as they told me and his mom instead and it wasn't even the manager who said anything it was his colleague, how would we go about solving ...
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Dismissed when probation period ended and notice period expired [closed]

I just started to work on a company the 4th of April. My probation was supported to end the 4th July. In my contract, as I can read, I should be notified with one week in advance in case of dismissal. ...
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I told a supervisor that I'm seeing a psychologist. What repercussions should I expect and how should I handle them? [closed]

I've been seeing a psychologist once a week for over a year now and it's only occasionally directly interfered with my ability to get work done. However, there are some days where there will be a non-...
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Should I list a company on my resume after they bullied me out?

I have been working for this medical practice as a receptionist for the past 3.5 years. They aren't exactly lawful in their operation and let's just say a few past employees had to go to Industrial ...
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Promised contract but not receiving one [duplicate]

I was working for a company for over 6 months. I had passed my probation period and continued as a part-timer. Once you had passed your probation period you were entitled to apply as zero hour ...
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Still on Old Employers' Team page on their website

It's nearly 2 months since I left my previous employer, and I'm still displayed on their site as en employee on their 'Team' page. I have sent them a polite email asking for removal but I've ...
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In UK, Can a company extend the probation period after it ended?

I just finished the probation period at my new job and everything seems OK. However, there is no interest in following the procedure to effectively finish my probation period, it's all up in the air. ...