Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

What is the employer required to compensate if your position is eliminated?
If your position is eliminated, does the employer have to give two weeks notice, or subsequently compensate you for the two weeks' salary?
1 answer  |  asked May 22, 2013 1:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was fired for Sexual harrassment when can I reapply to the company that fired me?
My husband was fired for sexual harrassment 9 years ago. When can he reapply to the company that fired him? Is there a statue of limitations that the company must follow?
1 answer  |  asked Apr 3, 2013 10:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was laid off from a temp agency and no work was available. Will my non-compete still hold up?
I worked for Job "A" in Tamaqua, a staffing agency of which I signed a non-compete policy which stated I could not work for another staffing agency for up and until a year had transpired after my term...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 22, 2013 09:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

shouldn't I receive a severance pay
Co. moved to another state , gave help and sev pkgs to all employees losing jobs. I was given a paper-my job was not affected. laid off, rtnd to work to do a different job, less work & OT. Made consid...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 30, 2013 4:13 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

As a 1099 employee after a year I am being asked to sign a non-compete
After just over a year of working with a company as a 1099, they are now asking for me to sign a non-compete agreement. The company is a marketing agency that currently is exclusive to the hospitality...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 15, 2012 9:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Resigned, then terminated, policy for vaca pay differentiates between vol/invol
In Pennsylvania, an at-will state, a 7-year management employee resigns and provides the required 4-week notice and is immediately terminated. Written formal Policy Manual is in place and states payme...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 7, 2012 1:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is alright for my employer to make me stay on maternity although I am ready to go back to work?
I work for a small organization that does not have to comply with fmla. I have been working for the organization for over 2 years. And once I found I was pregnant, my employer granted me an unpaid mat...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 3, 2012 10:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

can I still sue, if I signed a serverance agreement
I signed a severance agreement 4 weeks ago; I worked for the company for 30 years. They said it was head count, but I know the HR lady really disliked me. My severance was for 6 months, and to carry m...
2 answers  |  asked Dec 3, 2012 6:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is it a reasonable accomadation ask your employer to NOT use available paid time off?
I am currently using both FMLA intermittent leave and FMLA reduced schedule leave. I have no avialable paid time off. Starting in January, I will have available paid time off. My employer is telling m...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 3, 2012 4:25 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can my employer require me to use paid time off when working a reduced schedule?
I have fibromyalgia, arthritis, GERD and back problems. I had back surgery in September. I walk with a cane. I have filled out the FMLA forms for intermittent leave and have used it this year. I have ...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 3, 2012 1:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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