Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

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

I work for a home health care company and only work for one specific client. The client is going to drop this agency I work for and is trying to get all of the nurses to sign with the new agency she has chosen. We all signed a non compete agreement. it sa
We (the nurses) got a letter from the prospective employer stating that we have nothing to worry about and we can go to work for them and not worry about a law suit. The current company sent us a lett...
3 answers  |  asked Aug 5, 2016 02:37 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I am a mother to a 4 year old with Down Syndrome dealing with discrimination at my job. In 2013 after a friendly manager warned that upper management was complaining about my time out of the office, I requested FMLA. I have worked at my company for over 1
I have worked for my company for over 18 years with no issues or bad review. Now I have a child born with a lifetime disability and I qualify for intermittent FMLA and now they are saying I am not doi...
3 answers  |  asked Jul 27, 2016 2:20 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I work for the state and am 8 mos pregnant I was planning to take my leave on July 31st my due date is Aug. 24th. I was told that I had to work until my due date of Aug. 24th. I have acquired FMLA but was never really explained how it works. Today I went
I had my Dr. write a note to place me on lightduty because I had a miscarriage a year ago at work and he felt I should not be lifting heavy residents on my own. At that time they put me on lightduty a...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 22, 2016 12:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Hello, Can you please answer a question for me. I have worked for a company for 3 years. Another company recently acquired us on 6/27. We will be on their payroll starting 7/24. They gave us an offer letter that basically says our role will not be continu
Hello, If we sign this offer letter(which we have really no choice) are we still able to collect unemployment in PA after 12/27?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 18, 2016 09:52 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

If I have a 3-year tuition reimbursement contract with my employer, but my division is spinning off, does that void my contract? Thanks!
If I have a 3-year tuition reimbursement contract with my employer, but my division is spinning off, does that void my contract? Thanks!
1 answer  |  asked Jul 6, 2016 08:24 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

I recently became ill and had to take several weeks off work (7) now. The initial dx was pneumonia. I have suffered from debilitating headaches for the past few months and was seeing a neurologist for this condition. As I was recovering from pneumonia- I
Decreasing pay upon return to work
1 answer  |  asked Jun 24, 2016 11:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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