Pennsylvania Questions and Answers
Can an employer legally enforce a non-competition statement in their company policies when an actual non-compete agreement was never signed?
I've never signed a non-compete agreement per se, but my company does have a policy in its handbook regarding non-competition and I probably signed an acknowledgement of receiving the handbook and res...
2 answers | asked Sep 19, 2015 1:05 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
Can I use FMLA to take my terminally I'll father to his doctor appt
Can I use FMLA to take my terminal ally ill father to doctor appt?
1 answer | asked Sep 6, 2015 9:32 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
What is the current status of PA Unemployment law with respect to severance when received in return for signing a
My wife is one month away from her termination. She will sign a "release of claims" agreement in return for a severance payment. I know MA law regards such payments as substantially different from sev...
1 answer | asked Sep 6, 2015 7:28 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
In PA can my employer change my job position, not the description or title of job, without notifying me of the change, and done so while I was on vacation? When asked why the changes, was given the answer of because changes were made.
Details are clear and concise in question
1 answer | asked Aug 20, 2015 12:02 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
I HAVE EYE PROBLEMS THAT REQUIRE ME TO SEE THE eye doctor every once in a while for laser treatment or A SHOT IN MY EYE. CAN I BE ON FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE?
I HAVE DIABETES. I HAVE BEEN GOING FOR TREATMENT OF LASER AND INJECTIONS IN THE EYES WHEN THE DOCTOR TELLS ME IT IS NECESSARY. CAN I BE COVERED BY THE FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT?
1 answer | asked Aug 6, 2015 10:40 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
Do Hispanics have civil rights in PA?
Do Hispanic employees have the same civil rights as everyone else regarding discrimination due to race, religion and or illness? For example: #1 Can a Hispanic employee be denied a promotion, demotion...
1 answer | asked Jul 25, 2015 1:59 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
I was just let go from a company that corporates office is in Texas and they claim it is their policy to withhold PTO time earned - is this legal in the state of Pennsylvania where I work
i have 140 hours of earned PTO and was salaried can they with hold it
1 answer | asked Jun 16, 2015 5:28 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
Wrongful termination ERISA for affecting Pension benefits
In PA my employer terminated my employment after 9 months service hired me from my 20 years Pension vested service by offering very attractive package. Not a good cause of performance state unemployme...
1 answer | asked May 10, 2015 10:25 AM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
My employer wants to discipline me for providing them with a sexual in nature email
My supervisor sent a sexual in nature email to another employee during work hours. The email was printed off from another employee who gave it to me to use in my sexual harassment complaint against th...
1 answer | asked Apr 23, 2015 7:11 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania
How long do I have to sign severance agreement by law in Pennsylvania
Severance agreement offered to me, how long do I have by law in PA to sign
1 answer | asked Apr 1, 2015 8:53 PM [EST] | applies to Pennsylvania