Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

When does short term disability start?
When should my short term disability begin vs regular sick days?
1 answer  |  asked Jun 10, 2023 10:38 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is it illegal for an employer to only give some employees the opportunity to join a union when we have different job titles but do the same work? We are all clerical and none of us are management.
We have clerical assistants, Legal Clerks, Administrative Technicians, but only certain employees were given the opportunity to join the union. We all do the same work. Is this legal that my employer ...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 19, 2022 06:26 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can I sue my employer? For saying my position was being eliminated when it was in fact not
My employer emailed me that my position was being eliminated effective immediately. Then promoted someone to my position the same day.
1 answer  |  asked Mar 29, 2021 02:40 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Leaving Employer with Tuition Reimbursement Agreement after a Pay Cut
I am leaving a job where I received tuition reimbursement. I am 2 years into the 3 year period in which I owe money back if I leave and the company has requested I pay back a significant portion of th...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 18, 2020 3:28 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can an employer reduce salary a contracted salary 20% if so can they enforce a non compete clause?
I Signed a contract to make a certain salary and a non compete clause is also in the contract and I’m wondering If an employer reduce all salary employees 20%. They blame Covid but they’ve never s...
1 answer  |  asked May 8, 2020 7:32 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can you get laid off on your last day on short term disability? With no notice until you go back to work on a new schedule week?
Can you get laid off on your last day on short term disability? With no notice until you go back to work on a new schedule week?
1 answer  |  asked May 4, 2020 09:03 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Would I be eligable under both situations employer is making me choose?
I am full time and my company is going through a merger where we were bought out by an out if state company. My supervisor is asking each member of my team to chose hour reduction (Full Time to Part T...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 7, 2020 5:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Due to Covid-19, my employment in PA stopped. UC application was denied.
In PA, my application for UC was denied because I didn't meet the credit weeks in my base year. I am not working due to school closure from Covid-19. Can an exception be made, or will these requiremen...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 29, 2020 11:48 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is it legal for employer to pay the raise for all working hours after every 6 months?
My employer(vendor) gave me a raise lately because client promoted me to the new position and my employer says that they will pay me the raise for all my working hours after every 6 months however the...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 26, 2020 10:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

monitoring employee conversations?
I work for a very small company (we are a tight knit group) a few of the staff members along with myself and another manager all had a “group chat” on Snapchat. Mostly just BS conversations casual...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 4, 2020 12:40 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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