Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Should I pursue a denied PAUC claim for not notifying the company of harassment?
I quit my job for reasons of harassment by my supervisor and filed for unemployment. PAUC denied the claim because I failed to notify my employer. I asked my supervisor repeatedly to stop in the prese...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 16, 2018 12:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

What can I do about a co-worker that has extreme absences, filed an FMLA and is now pregnant?
3 union employees doing the same job (a sit down clerical position). The subject employee has had absenteeism problems for years and blows through her vacation time early in the year then just calls o...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 14, 2018 11:00 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Home depot on a regular basis has employees work 6 to 10 days in a row,they do this by giving employees off at beginning of the first week and at end of the next...is this how they get away without paying OT?is it legal..its very demanding and their shoul
Just wondering how they get away with doing this on regular basis...if yuou work over 40 per week you get time and a half...but when doing it this way you worj 80hrs straight and get no OT...its burni...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 7, 2018 06:23 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I've been employed 10 plus yrs with a company. Last year they had to increase my pay to bring me up to what the new hires were started in at. Are there any laws governing salary for long time employees? Thank you!
None
2 answers  |  asked Aug 26, 2018 05:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

2 family members working for the same person can they both get fired for something one of them did
my daughter was let go from a job because my husband was fired what can i do
1 answer  |  asked Aug 25, 2018 06:29 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I need to know if the boss could only give you 3 days from the 5 days I earned of vacation time once I put my two weeks in
I put my 2 weeks and Friday is my last day so I asked him about my vacation time and he said that he's only giving me 3 days from the week I've earn
1 answer  |  asked Jul 18, 2018 09:01 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Do I qualify for overtime pay as a subcontractor?
I am employed by a recruiting company (The Precisionists) that has a contract with another company (Vertex Inc.) that I currently am working for. I believe that makes me a subcontractor, but I am not ...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 16, 2018 12:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I am a service engineer who has been based out of my home for a company that I have been employed by for 23 years. I was told that I can only charge for overtime on billable jobs and for non billable jobs I would be paid just straight time and not time an
I am based out of my house in Quakertown Pa and work for a company in Geneva IL
1 answer  |  asked Jul 10, 2018 11:44 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I am entitled to 76 hours of vacation pay, I worked out my two week notice and my former employer will not pay me for these hours. There is nothing in the handbook that states if you resign you will not be paid for vacation days not used? What can I do to
I have my handbook for this former job and no where in it says that I will not be paid for vacation used if I leave my job. I worked out my two week notice and when asked about being paid for the vaca...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 10, 2018 08:58 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Relocation Bonus repayment
I was working for a company in PA and they provided me with a relocation allowance. However, I left this job in three weeks due to personal issues. Now, they want me to return the relocation allowance...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 30, 2018 12:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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