Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Will my career be hurt if I report an incident of harassment/intimidation?
I had an experience that may have been considered harassment / intimidation by someone of higher authority. I recently left the organization, and I am considering reporting the incident to the company...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 1, 2019 12:06 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My employer told me that I was eligible for a bonus during my first and second interview I relocated from Maryland to Philadelphia with the understanding that I would receive this bonus because I informed them in both interviews that I could not accept th
They allowed me to give up my position in another state with the understanding that I was bonus eligible. They even stated it in my offer letter. But are now telling me that I don't get it. I have it ...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 30, 2019 03:48 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I feel as though I was wrongfully suspended, so I contacted the EEOC. My employer is now requiring me to sign a contract waiving my right to contact the EEOC to end my suspension in order to return to work.
My employer suspended me for violating a policy that is not in the handbook nor have I ever seen before. Prior to this incident multiple employees violated policies that are in the handbook, but nobod...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 23, 2019 8:43 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I am disabled now and had to leave my place if employment in Sept 2015. They terminated me March 2016. I was there for almost 19yrs. I live in PA and when I worked there in 2014 I had a boss who one day took me in his office and said very rudely.....DO YO
I am disabled now and had to leave my place if employment in Sept 2015. They terminated me March 2016. I was there for almost 19yrs. I live in PA and when I worked there in 2014 I had a boss who one d...
1 answer  |  asked May 31, 2019 04:24 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

false statements that cause me to be fired
coworkers made false statements to cover there own mistakes. Now I'm being fired for abuse when I had nothing to do with the statements that are being said about me. The resident has made numerous fal...
1 answer  |  asked May 9, 2019 8:45 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I have recently resigned from my job as a transportation associate due to being verbally abused by my boss. he informed me that he will not give me my last paycheck (this coming Friday) unless I sign a form stating that I will not speak of his behavior. I
I have recently resigned from my job as a transportation associate due to being verbally abused by my boss. he informed me that he will not give me my last paycheck (this coming Friday) unless I sign ...
1 answer  |  asked May 8, 2019 2:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

i have been wrongfully accused of sexual harassment by an employee upset because i would not keep taking her to work. she claimed i cut her hours because she would not offer sexual favors. Her hours were cut because she got into 2 car accidents and had no
i have text messages regarding me asking bout transportation and offering her hours
1 answer  |  asked Apr 25, 2019 03:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I have 10 vacation days for this year 2019. I am giving notice I am leaving. Must I be paid for those ten days?
We have a vacation sheet in our cafeteria that states I have 10 vacation days for this year as of Jan 1st. I am giving my notice. Must they legally pay me for those 10 days of vacation?
1 answer  |  asked Apr 11, 2019 6:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I am a marketing director and salaried employee. My employer was very flexible in the past 2 years regarding allowing me to work from home when need be and not micromanaging hours. in this new year, my employer is trying to make sure I work 40 hours every
treating a salaried employee as an hourly non exemp employee
1 answer  |  asked Feb 28, 2019 06:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

can a multi-party claim be filed in a different state from the defendants, if the plaintiffs (us) are subcontractors doing work in Philadelphia PA but the defendant (Company headquarters) is in Virginia?
We are subcontractors working under an independent contractor, who has not been paid, therefore, we also have not been paid for labor performed. We wish to file a multi-party (3-6 workers) claim in th...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 25, 2019 09:15 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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