Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

My daughter is made to go into work between 7:45-8:00 am and work until 4:30-5:30pm with a 30 minute lunch break. She has been forced to leave early on Fridays so her employer does not have to pay her overtime for the week. (He initially told her to take
Hourly wage paid. Work on the admin side in a dental office. Being sent home early on Fridays so my employer doesn't have to pay me overtime after making me stay late during the week to complete compu...
2 answers  |  asked Nov 1, 2016 5:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Amendments of non compete
My wife worked with Company X from 2012-2016. She signed a non compete there. She started looking for another job in January of 2016 and received and offer. This job was at another training facility. ...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 1, 2016 1:47 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I was hired for a market research position by a pharmaceutical company in the Philadelphia area. When I started, I was directed to complete tasks that were more appropriate for a data scientist/analytics professional and for which I had no skill. Six mont
I was hired for a market research position by a pharmaceutical company in the Philadelphia area. When I started, I was directed to complete tasks that were more appropriate for a data scientist/analyt...
3 answers  |  asked Oct 12, 2016 10:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I work for a small business. When I originally was hired, I was the office manager, I did the AR/AP, benefits, basically everything to run the office smoothly. The owners terminated the salesmen in 2007. Since their termination, I took on doing sales as w
I work for a small business. When I originally was hired, I was the office manager, I did the AR/AP, benefits, basically everything to run the office smoothly. The owners terminated the salesmen in 20...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 10, 2016 3:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I live in Pennsylvania. I work based on only Commission. When I don't have clients my boss wants me to stay but I don't get paid. Help
I am told I need to stay and I don't get paid if I don't have a client. How is this possible?
1 answer  |  asked Sep 28, 2016 6:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I signed a non compete agreement with my old manager position. I was demoted and transferred to anot
Original contract signed in 2013 when manager role was taken. In September I was demoted/transfered to a different manager role with another branch of the company. I had to reapply internally to get t...
2 answers  |  asked Sep 22, 2016 11:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I recently started working for a company and was told my shift would be 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. I am on disability due to mental diagnosis exacerbated by substance abuse, I have been clean and sober for 5 years. My employer now wants me to work a different sh
I disclosed to my employer during the interview that I had a disability. She did not ask what it was for. My psychiatrist is willing to write a letter, but I am worried that even if they accommodate m...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 13, 2016 3:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is my Wife entitled to her accrued vacation after termination!
My wife was just terminated from her position in Sellersville, Pa. She had about 135 hours of earned vacation on the books. However, when she was terminated, her employer stated that she isn't entitle...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 11, 2016 8:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Can the employer change my normal work schedule
I am currently on FMLA intermittent leave,with only being able to work 40hrs a week, my normal work schedule is from 8am to 4pm. On a Thursday I took 1.5 hrs off for a doctor's appointment. The compan...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 6, 2016 01:16 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Today I was scheduled from 5 am untill 1245 pm but do to me having overtime my boss told me instead of taking a half hour break I have to take a 1 hour break and work a split shift is the against the law
Today I was scheduled from 5 am untill 1245 pm but do to me having overtime my boss told me instead of taking a half hour break I have to take a 1 hour break and work a split shift is the against the ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 5, 2016 09:30 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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