Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

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

How long does a company have to pay out a severance package in Pennsylvania?? Getting very irritated. Signed the paper agreeing to take the money and not sue them for terminating me on 12/26/19 and still have not received anything. (It is now 1/25/20) our
I got terminated the day after my short term dissability ended.
1 answer  |  asked Jan 25, 2020 06:26 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I’m out on FMLA leave and I’ve been told by two of my coworkers how pissed off and how much my supervisor is complaining to them about me being off. Can she do this? When another employee’s were off we were told we cannot discuss because if would be
Hippa violation
1 answer  |  asked Dec 23, 2019 06:11 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

After 34 years of working at a hospital I was told that my position is being eliminated for Financial reasons. I have been a Supervisor in the department for approximately 30 years. In the last 8 years we had hired a new Director, At the time I was a mana
I have explained partially above what has occurred. I was not offered another Supervisor position within the department although I'm the longest tenured and most experienced Supervisor on the staff.I'...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 29, 2019 08:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I have had an approved FMLA leave since 2013 due to a critical illness. This leave has and is currently in effect. My issue is that my FMLA paper work from my Dr. states that I am to work a 40 hr. week, M-F 8 AM-5PM EST. I have consistently worked this sc
Can my company actually force me to work a different schedule from what is and been stated and approved in my approved FMLA claim since 2014?
1 answer  |  asked Oct 30, 2019 6:03 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was employed with as a home health aid from 2014-2019, I no longer work for the company. No taxes were ever taken out of my checks. I worked 140 hours in a biweekly pay period. Am I entitled to overtime? If so, what is the process and turn around time t
I was employed with as a home health aid from 2014-2019, I no longer work for the company. No taxes were ever taken out of my checks. I worked 140 hours in a biweekly pay period. Am I entitled to over...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 21, 2019 5:23 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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

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