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hey this didnt seem right to me well alot of things my boss dose dosnt but i have been a with the store for 4 years and know that if i compline to much i will lose my job cuz thats how they work but i cant deal with this unless i know i have somthing to stand on ....
is it ok for my boss to pull me out of a bar when im playing pool with a friend to yell at me for just being there 3 min after i walked in the door?
also a week ago same boss yelled at me that if i didnt work off the clock i was going to get my hr's cut and i guess a costumer called in to complin about it for me? as soon as it went to my boss they pulled me into the office asking if i had a friend complin for me is this ok behiver?
also i was demoted and wasnt told about it until 8months after the fact? i was told i was doing a defint job cuz they fired alot of ppl and need help there i was happy to help but after a cupple months i started asking when i was going to be back to runing shifts cuz we had more ppl and they was done trining they just never got back to me or just wouldnt talk to me then 8 months later they told me that i was demoted 8months ago is this right?
had my job for long enoth that i know if i complin to much they will just fir me anything i can do to stop this stuff from happing with out them being able to fir me?

About the only thing you can do is talk to your HR representative if you have an HR department and wee if HR can help out. Other than that you would have to talk to company management. If neither of those helps you might just have to look for another job where you are treated better.


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Shirley McAllister, CPP, PHR


I can answer questions about payroll laws and payroll tax laws and Human Resource laws and agencies. I can answer federal payroll and human resource law questions and most states; I do not have a knowledge of the local taxes for cities and counties within the state. If and when I can I will try and send you the website where you can reference the answer and where you can obtain more information as well as a contact number if needed for that particular agency. Some agencies I have worked with are IRS, Department of Labor (federal and state), Revenue Canada (and provincial governments), Inland Revenue, OSHA (0ccupational Safety and Health Administration); Social Security Administration and National Child Support as well as other agencies in Payroll and Human Resources. Some Laws I am particularly familiar with are FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act), ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act), FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act ) , QDRO's, QMCSO's, and other support orders and garnishments, USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Remployment Rights Act,PPA Act (Pension Protection Act of 2006, As well as most other employment type acts. I am also well versed in the Title V Civil Rights Act and the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).


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