My friends and family have been keeping their distance from me for a few years. I am being gaslighted (I hate to mention it) because it is a difficult thing to prove. It makes it seem like is all in my head. However, I draw the line when it happens at work. I will not be able to support myself... Read more »
answered on Feb 13, 2023
First of all, you should never include your name or other identifying information on sites like these, which are open to everyone, including the folks you're concerned about.. Secondly, although the purpose of this site is often misunderstood, it's not a jobs board so it's highly... Read more »
I am 30 years old and have been employed by my current employer for approximately 2 1/2 years. I am full time and work 40 hours per week.
Recently I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS). My doctor wrote a letter for me to amend my duties based on my condition.... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It appears you asked for reasonable accommodations for your disability. The employer had an obligation to engage in a good faith interactive process to determine if you could complete your job with or without accommodations. If you want to take action,... Read more »
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?
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... Read more »
Do I need to file a charge with the EEOC?
answered on Feb 28, 2023
You have 6 months from the date of the incident to file with the EEOC or PHRC. You must do this in order to preserve your right to sue.
The companies that terminated me have offices in the state where I reside
answered on Jul 27, 2022
You can bring an action where the wrong occurred. Simple application of venue requirements.
My employer didn’t ask my vaccination status but specifically if I was an anti-Vaxxer because I am not yet vaccinated for personal reasons.
answered on Jan 13, 2022
They can inquire about your beliefs as to vaccination. They can inquire about vaccination status, assuming vaccination is part of the job requirements.
Workers compensation, work-related injury, fired because I reported sexual harassment while on the job. Received EEOC Notice to Sue letter scheduled to end November 27th. I need representation.
answered on Nov 10, 2021
Use the "Find a Lawyer" function at the top of this page to locate attorney's in your area.
have to reapply for my current position?
answered on Oct 14, 2021
Why they have labor unions.
They would have to continue your unemployment benefits. As to your rights, suggest you contact a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice who handles employment issues. They give free consults.
answered on Sep 17, 2021
Depends on the overall policy. If it happens you can try calling the human relations commission. In the meantime, why not get the shot---it has been tested on hundreds of millions of people.
answered on Aug 19, 2021
Not clear who the "they" is, but generally yes, especially if it's a private employer. They may not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race, gender, religion but having a criminal record is not a "protected status." However I don't specialize in employment... Read more »
I have emails and pictures to prove that they're always messing stuff up and jumping me out of hours. And now my pay is less than new hires. Isn't there a law against that?!
answered on Jun 4, 2021
Looks like they may have violated the wage hour law. Look for other employment, and contact an attorney who handles employment issues for workers--look for a member of the Pennsylvania Assn for Justice --they give free consults.
I worked at a company for 2 years at the same job in the company as a high reach operator. They bought in a new supervisor and she changed me to another department were i had no experience or certification on the equipment. Which they told me I had to do. I am scared of heights and... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2020
In order to qualify for unemployment compensation in Pennsylvania when an employee quits work (i.e. resigns) the legal standard is that there must be a "necessitous and compelling reason" for resigning. Prior to quitting, an employee should discuss the issue(s) of concern with the... Read more »
Went to ER Dr. Said it was a meditation issue and fixed it. Later the next day my foreman calked and fired me. Is this legal
answered on Nov 11, 2020
More facts are needed here. Do you have an underlying medical condition that caused the accident? If so, it may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees on the basis of a disability. I would... Read more »
A violent crime
answered on Oct 23, 2020
It could be, depending on the circumstances.
my question is...Do I have to take this job? If I don't does that mean I will not be able to collect unemployment? I live in pennsylvania
answered on Jun 5, 2020
If you are covered by a union such as UFCW or SEIU, check with them. Assuming you are not , you need to get the personnel policy. Then you need to consult an attorney who handles employment cases FOR EMPLOYEES-- most attorneys handle them for employers. In the meantime do you have a copy of your... Read more »
answered on Apr 17, 2020
You would have an argument to make that you have a "necessitous and compelling reason." Much would depend on what "these conditions" are--are you near customers? Do you have a good facemask ? Do you have gloves? Do customers have hand sanitizer or gloves they are given? If you... Read more »
I have worked in a restaurant for the past 4 years. Recently the state of management has gone downhill. As someone who also works in the medical field, I understand I, as an employee, am not allowed to go into work around food with contagious conditions. I provided them two seperate doctors note... Read more »
answered on Feb 12, 2020
You should file for unemployement as you were not terminated for cause where you had necessitous and compelling reasons.
I was anonymously accused of drinking at my teaching job. I was forced to leave my room, with all of my belongings. No administrator attempted to speak with me to ascertain if the allegation had any validity. I was then requested (required) to go to an ER to have an alcohol level blood test... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2019
Sounds like it would violate most union agreements. Contact your union. If you don't have one, contact an attorney who handles employment issues in your area.
answered on Nov 22, 2019
You should retain an experienced employment law attorney to represent to at the hearing. If you are located in Pennsylvania we can assist.
answered on Oct 22, 2019
Be tough to show but contact the union for starters, the look for a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice who handles employment claims.
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