Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

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

Can my employer demote me after being wrongfully incarcerated?
I was wrongfully incarcerated for two months, after that time all charges were withdrawn and nothing is pending against me. My mother was in contact with the VP of my company during the entire process...
1 answer  |  asked May 30, 2018 09:21 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was placed on long-term disability from my employment in April 2016. I recently applied for Social Security benefits. I was told if I received a lump sum payment from Social Security, I would need to repay the amount of money I received from long term i
I have had seven spinal surgeries. I have been declared by long-term insurance as being totally disabled. I was told by the long-term insurance company I needed to apply for Social Security benefits. ...
1 answer  |  asked May 18, 2018 07:01 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my former employer enforce the non compete agreement?
i had a non compete with a former employer. I'm a Massage therapist so it states I'm not allowed to have any services with anyone i catered to at their location for ten mile radius and for one year. M...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 23, 2018 4:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I recently applied for FMLA after a sudden event. The FMLA was needed to care for my aging mother after the death of my brother. I requested that the FMLA run from 12/11/17 to 1/8/18. A medical certification needed to be completed and returned by 12/15. M
Employer is citing unexcused absences for the week of 12/11 to 12/15. How can this time be considered unexcused when the request for FMLA is being processed?
1 answer  |  asked Mar 19, 2018 03:37 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Does a pay cut nullify a non-compete clause?
If you are a year-to-year contract employee with a non-compete clause in your contract, will that non-compete hold up if the employer offers you less in the next contract? Does a pay cut nullify a non...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 16, 2018 9:58 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My son has been accused at work for sexually harrassing a coworker. He has not done this. He is in a relationship with his girlfriend+they are happy. My son is very upset. He's not shared this with anyone. His employer will not allow him back to work or o
Need help directing my son who's been falsely accused of sexually harrassing a female co-worker. He has not done or said anything. His boss has told him to not come back to work until after investigat...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 5, 2018 9:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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