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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Is it legal for an employer to approve both a raise and bonus only for employees who did not vote to form a union?

Union vote for a segment of employees was counted 4/8. Since then a 4% raise was approved for everyone but the segment of employees who took part in the union vote and a 2.5% bonus was announced today again for everyone but those who will have union representation. Is this legal?

Casey Green
Casey Green
answered on May 5, 2022

I'd like to hear more about this, but based on your representation, it appears to be unlawful discrimination under the National Labor Relations Act. For example, Section 8(a)(3) of the Act makes it an unfair labor practice for an

employer to discriminate against employees “in regard...
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Q: Hello, I was a part of a team working for a Temp Agency. We had contracts with CVS health till March 31st.

On January 18th we were notified that we were being let go from our position that day with no notice at all. Our Temp Agency was not aware of this till the day they ended our contract. Was that legal? If not how do we set up a class action against them?

Casey Green
Casey Green
answered on Jan 25, 2022

I'd like to know more information because the answer likely depends on whether you had a contractual relationship with CVS or just the temp agency. The at-will doctrine applies in Pennsylvania and essentially allows an employer to terminate an employee for any reason or no reason. There are... Read more »

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