Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Can an agency dock my pay for any reason as an independent contractor in the state of PA?
The agency i work for had us sign new contracts this year. They have our documentation on a sliding fee scale, down to $0 per hour if the documentation is more than 6 days from the point of service. I...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 20, 2019 10:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My employer has withheld payment and bounced paychecks. Can I resign immediately?
My employer has bounced 3 paychecks in 12 months and has delayed payment several times as well. The company is in obvious financial distress and I wish to leave. Can I resign immediately without givin...
2 answers  |  asked Jan 12, 2019 08:02 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Okay so I worked 16 hours on New Year's so that would have been time and a half but also that week I work a total of 56 hours so I should have gotten overtime pay and Holiday if they were on separate days correct
I Feel like they are just shorting me on my pay because they don't really want to pay it holiday and overtime
1 answer  |  asked Jan 10, 2019 02:46 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is starting a new job just cause for a notice of hearing be rescheduled as it a critical to be good.
Is New employment just cause to request a continuance of unemployment that the employer decided to file the very last day they could. In good faith i called the u/c to tell them to discontinue . I nee...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 7, 2018 7:19 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is my non compete agreement enforcable?
It is a part of my employment agreement and there are aspects that seem overly broad like an entire industry and all of the US.
3 answers  |  asked Oct 22, 2018 11:13 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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 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!
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

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