Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Am I eligible for unemployment?
I am a certified nursing assistant and was working for a nursing home I've been an aide for 5 years now and was the lowest paid aide in the facility so I asked for a raise and they told me they would ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 1, 2016 07:12 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my old employer get me fired bc of me suing them?
I work in Pa and recently quit my job to get a new one after 11 years. I was mandated to work overtime but was only paid straight time. I am thinking of starting a class action law suit against my for...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 21, 2016 01:50 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

If an announcement is made to close down 2 departments in the upcoming months and all affected employees will receive severance, can the employer force one of the departments to change jobs to do the work of the other department, prior to the closing date
The employer announced to 2 departments that they would be closing. One department will be relocated and the affected employees will be forced into working in the other department until the closure da...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 12, 2016 09:02 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Opening and stealing employees mail??!!
I was just informed that a fellow employee was going through the company mail and found a letter that was addressed to me and he opened it. Showed it around to fellow employees and then kept the lette...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 10, 2016 4:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Company changed their mind about the offer or They are discriminating me
The director of Sales offered me a sales position over the phone (but I also have a written email), I respond that I would like to take the position but I needed to know what was the improve on salary...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 5, 2016 12:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My management position is being eliminated and I have been offered a much lower position at 2/3rd of my current salary. Can I hold my employer responsible for paying me my current salary since this demotion is through no fault of my own?
My company is consolidating several offices together. Due to this, my position as office manager is being eliminated. The company is creating a new position for someone to oversee the new consolidated...
2 answers  |  asked Feb 4, 2016 5:37 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I have been approved for an FMLA leave of absence and requested to use accrued vacation time so I could still be paid while taking my leave. Can my employer keep me from using my vacation time during an FMLA leave? HR is telling me to apply for short-term
HR is also telling me that my manager would have to approve the use of this vacation time? How is it his decision?
1 answer  |  asked Feb 3, 2016 09:21 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Changed to PTO in 2015 But didn't get credit for vacation earned in 2014. Is this legal?
Company policy was no vacation earned for the first 12 months of employment. Company changed to PTO in January of 2015. Employees who were employed more than 1 year didn't receive any credit for there...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 30, 2016 7:12 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I submitted my resignation and was released from work 5 days prior to official resignation date. Am I eligible for unemployment compensation for those five days?
I submitted my resignation on 1/17/2016 for my last day to be 1/29/2016. My manager then informed my that my services would not be needed after 1/24/2016.
1 answer  |  asked Jan 25, 2016 6:23 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was an assistant manager at my job and another company bought it. They demoted me because I didn't have my drivers license. Is that legal?
I went from assistant manager to cashier because I don't have a driver's license
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2016 12:44 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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