Pennsylvania Questions and Answers about Contracts

Should a non-discretionary (pro-rated) bonus, based solely on my performance, be paid upon leaving?
I receive a base salary and an incentive bonus (20% of collections of everything over a set threshold, based solely upon my performance). Some people I work with just receive a percentage of collectio...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 13, 2014 10:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My employer did not win bid, contract ends, they state they do not have to pat accrued pto time
New contractor will be taking over on May 21st. Our contractor states they will not pay our pto time that we have already accrued. Is this legal?
1 answer  |  asked May 15, 2014 9:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can management reduce my commission under a signed contract?
I have a signed contract for fifty seven percent commission. I have worked for five years at this salon and management reduced my commission to fifty three percent. Is this legal in Pennsylvania?
2 answers  |  asked Mar 16, 2012 8:11 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Not getting paid and not receiving the copy of the contract is a branch of contract?
I worked for a subcontractor 1 month. On the first day I signed the contract and I was supposed to receive a copy of the contract the next day by mail. I was supposed to get paid every 2 weeks. I work...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 28, 2011 6:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

What is indirect competition?
Until recently, I had worked as a practitioner for the same employer for a period of ten years. Shortly after my original hire date, I did sign a non-compete agreement which prohibited both "direct an...
3 answers  |  asked Apr 11, 2011 8:33 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Please Help
I lived in Oklahoma and signed a non-compete to come to Pennsylvania to work. I work in the natural gas and oil field. The terms of the non-compete is very broad and states it is valid for 3 years. Al...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 22, 2011 7:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is an employment contract valid that offers the independent contractor no consideration?
Hi, and thanks in advance, A good friend of mine is a tattoo artist and showed me his contract which included a non-compete clause. The contract stated all the restrictions/conditions of employment fo...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 19, 2011 10:40 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

salary cuts
The school I work for is cutting all employee salaries by 6% starting next month. We all have written agreements which state our salary for the year. Is this legal?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 17, 2008 8:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

applied and accepted a position and they gave me a lower position
I applied for a job in PA as a Senior Test Analyst. I went for the interview and got a call that I was accepted for the position. We got down to negotiating and I asked for more than they offered (the...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 21, 2008 10:41 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Leaving employer before contract term
I am a foreign employee and working currenlty in USA on H1b. Before coming to USA i had signed a service agreement with my employer , according to which if i leave him before a year, i have to pay som...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 7, 2008 11:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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