Pennsylvania Questions and Answers

If an employee signed a non compete and then the company stopped paying them when they ran out of money, can the employee then accept work with a competitor that they sought out? What is the limitation on preventing that employee from making a living?
Non compete and trade secret agreement signed with a company that is out of money for payroll. Limits to the agreement?
1 answer  |  asked Feb 8, 2015 2:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

can my employer require me to pay for my benefits while off on fmla due to surgery?
non union government employee
1 answer  |  asked Jul 22, 2014 6:39 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Should a non-discretionary (pro-rated) bonus, based solely on my performance, be paid upon leaving?
I receive a base salary and an incentive bonus (20% of collections of everything over a set threshold, based solely upon my performance). Some people I work with just receive a percentage of collectio...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 13, 2014 10:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

is it legal to fire someone for working for a specific company?
I currently work for a security firm part time. the Business partners have split and there are now 2 new companies. Partner 1 has said if you work for Partner 2 then you can't work for him. However yo...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 18, 2014 3:40 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Do I have a case?
I work with a mentally handicap man at his house and over the winter I was made to shovel our driveway 5 times in a 30 day span. We have people who are suppose to plow on a regular basis or if we info...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 13, 2014 8:42 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

My employer did not win bid, contract ends, they state they do not have to pat accrued pto time
New contractor will be taking over on May 21st. Our contractor states they will not pay our pto time that we have already accrued. Is this legal?
1 answer  |  asked May 15, 2014 9:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

i have been harassed and discriminated at work for two years and now assaulted
one man has been harassing me because i am male. i have been reporting and nothing is done they said he is there friend. he has told me to shove things up my ass. went into money im responsible for i ...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 12, 2014 02:57 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Would the non compete keep me from getting a new job?
I am working in Recruitment at a Home Care company for seniors in their homes. I am looking to work at an Assisted Living as a Sales Manager. My non compete says to not work for a like company for 2 y...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 31, 2013 5:06 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Fired for calling OSHA
Hello, I was fired on July 11 2013 after returning back from vacation. On June 26th or 28th I had filed a complaint with OSHA regarding unsafe practice my employer makes its employees preform. The day...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 31, 2013 12:00 AM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

fired for false accusation
i was accused of using racial language at work by a "customer" who reported it to the company. i was immediately suspended, then fired about 2 weeks later. The claims are untrue, and the investigation...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 25, 2013 4:19 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

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