Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

Will signing a non-solicitation agreement put me at risk of being sued when I leave my employer?
My employer has given me a "Confidentiality and Non-Solicitation Agreement" that they want me to sign. I hesitate to sign it because if I ever leave the company, although I would not try to steal thei...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 20, 2016 8:35 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

on workers comp for 7 mnths. been back to work 7 months. can my employer deny me vacation time after I return to work. worked there for 4 years
can employer discontinue vacation time when return to work after being on workers comp. Off 7 months. back 7 months. been there 4years. does my vacation time go back to when I first started since I wa...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 14, 2016 6:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Is the Non-Solicitation of Clients agreement I signed enforceable?
I was under a Non-Solicitation contract with Sub Contractor (A) to do work for Company (B). Sub-Contractor (A) lost its contract to Company (B) at no fault of mine. I was approached by Sub Contractor ...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 11, 2016 08:17 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Previous employer refused to give paycheck and won't send W2
Please help me. I worked for a company for a very short period of time, however long enough to receive a paycheck. They lied about mailing my check to and after over two month stated they refused to g...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 5, 2016 05:00 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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

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