Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Can I refuse to be sold to a franchise?
I work for a corporate store that is being sold to a franchise. Can I refuse to be sold as part of the deal and continue working for the corporation? Is the corporation essentially firing me?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 13, 2017 5:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my employer tell me I can only take my vacation between April and September ?
Worked there for 5 years and now can't take vacations in months I normally do
1 answer  |  asked Jan 10, 2017 6:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My employer requires a 30 day notice of resignation. They state that if I do not honor that they will not give me the sales commissions due to me. Is that legal?
My employer stated in a employee handbook that they require 30 days written notice of resignation. If I do not do that then they say they will withhold the sales commission that I have earned. I inten...
2 answers  |  asked Jan 6, 2017 11:17 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Sons hours cut in half employer told him if you go to unemployment you will be fired
Sons was hired for full time now hours cut down to like 24 hours due to company only got outside work. When he asked his boss if he should go to unemployment he said no. Fired one guy who did.
2 answers  |  asked Jan 4, 2017 1:01 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

does a general release need to be witnessed or notarized/ we are in Pennsylvania
Terminating an employee and presenting him with a general release and severance agreement. Does the general release need to be witnessed or notarized?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 29, 2016 2:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

After giving notice of two weeks and the employer terminates me immediately can he demand I bring back a company tablet within the next two days personally to an office I am not near (Im a homecare RN) . Just wonderimg what the timeframe is forreturning e
Per diem RN terminated and still has tablet of company what is time i need to return by
1 answer  |  asked Dec 13, 2016 07:40 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can an employer not pay your PTO when you are terminated ?
Terminated yesterday, I inquired about when I could collect my PTO. I was informed by HR that I am not entitled to receive pay for accrued time after I am dismissed.
1 answer  |  asked Nov 17, 2016 12:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My company sold their business to another company. I had accrued vacation on the books with the former company. Should they pay me for the remaining vacation that I earned.?
New company took over July 1,2016. Believed vacation was carried over. Just found out today,November 14,2016, that my accrued vacation from my former company will not be paid.
2 answers  |  asked Nov 14, 2016 5:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Looking for severance advice, what should I expect?
My employer has offered a currently undefined severance, I have been put on an improvement plan for goals reasons and my position is not being eliminated. I had a medical issue in the middle of the im...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 4, 2016 7:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was asked by my employer to accept an offer of severance pay to end my employment with them and not to sue. can I file for UC & what is the reason I should choose on the PA UC site?
I was asked by my employer to accept an offer of severance pay to end my employment with them and not to sue. can I file for UC & what is the reason I should choose on the PA UC site?
2 answers  |  asked Nov 2, 2016 09:45 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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