Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

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

If an associate is simply uncomfortable with another associate without any harassing doings is this?
Is anything that makes anyone uncomfortable for any reason is considered harassment? Standing too close for comfort for that particular person?
1 answer  |  asked Feb 6, 2020 7:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

In PA. Gave 2 weeks notice. Employee handbook request is 2 weeks notice. Told me that I was not going to work my 2 weeks and not paying me. Not fired. Resigned. Typical scenario has been they let people finish 2 weeks. No bad reviews or issues with my wor
2 week notice given per employee handbook request. No contract. First example in 2 years of not letting someone work 2 weeks. No work performance issues.
1 answer  |  asked Feb 5, 2020 6:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Hi - can an employer offer benefits in exchange for work? For example my employer who I already work 40 hours for said they will provide medical benefits if I do several tasks each week
See above
1 answer  |  asked Feb 5, 2020 08:07 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

In the state of Pennsylvania, can my employer take away my accrued person time (PTO)?
There's a bunch of us here that lost our person time we had on the books, under the old policy we were able to carry the time over to 2019 but HR claimed they send a new policy out which no one receiv...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 28, 2020 3:03 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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