Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Can an employer diagnose an employee with a disorder and then deny promotion on those means?
I have a friend who has a new job. The boss, a former psychologist, has diagnosed him with ADD and said that a planned promotion is off the table as a result. His workload was reduced to "see if he ca...
2 answers  |  asked Nov 12, 2015 09:55 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Am I required to give 30 days notice of resignation for an at-will position?
1 answer  |  asked Oct 27, 2015 1:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My job was eliminated after 5 years of service because the office I was working for wasn't profitable for the comany anymore. I was told I would only receive half of my pto. Is that against the law?
I have 150 hours of unused pto. I was pulled into the office this week and was told that because the office isn't making a profit that my job was being eliminated and that they would pay me one months...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 18, 2015 01:06 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is it legal for my general manager and manager to discuss my mental health in front of my coworker /guests
My GM and manager were talking about the state of my mental health in front if my coworker and guests
1 answer  |  asked Oct 16, 2015 4:06 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

If I give my car dealer employer a 30 day notice of retirement and he lets me go can I collect unemployment ? This employer never had anyone retire before. Some have left for other employment with a notice, and being told just to leave. Most seem to leave
Just trying to decide whether to give a reasonable notice or no notice
1 answer  |  asked Oct 15, 2015 6:16 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

If my employer changes me from contractor to employee during this month (October 2015) does my paid time off and sick/personal days count as 2015 and get renewed during 2016? Or does my PTO & sick/personal days get deducted from 2016 ?? IN PA Thanks.
All above
1 answer  |  asked Oct 13, 2015 3:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

What happens to severance commitments when a company is purchased?
My fiancé has been employed in a Philadelphia-based company for 17 years. It was recently announced it had been purchased by an LA-based company, and many layoffs would be forthcoming. Will the origi...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 7, 2015 2:59 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was hired as an assistant manager for a seasonal store then was demoted for "hear say" comments.
I just want to know if I have to the right to call the company and complain about my treatment there. After I was told I was being demoted the I asked the store manager why and he said "because I was ...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 5, 2015 2:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Does vacation accrual method need to be available to employees?
I recently voluntarily left a position I had been in for two years. I gave two weeks notice as required in our employee handbook and I was let go three days early. I understand I have no recourse as P...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 27, 2015 9:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my part-time employer restrict me from also working for another employer PRN because they may wa
I work part time for my employer. I would like to work more hours, but they are unable to offer me additional hours at this time. I am a professional and prefer the type of work that I am currently do...
2 answers  |  asked Sep 19, 2015 1:13 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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