employee would not hire me back because he said the workload was too slow but then later hired someone in my place is that illegal? he knew i would be out for 8 weeks and assured me the same position when i returned but then when i was ready to return he laid me off and told me to collect... Read more »
Yes, the facts that you detail could support legal action for violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Feel free to contact our office to discuss the entire situation Our contact information is blow.
Also see this link for more information on the FMLA...Read more »
As a general proposition, the employee-employer relationship would be governed by the laws of the state where you are employed. Thus, if the majority of your work was performed out of your home in New Jersey, then New Jersey law would apply. However, an employer can control which state's law...Read more »
If the "agency" is the employer that pays you and weekly hours add up to over 40, you may be entitled to overtime pay for each work hour over 40. More information is needed including a description of your duties in each position and your rate of pay. Please feel free to contact me...Read more »
First day back after FMLA leave & lung surgery, brought into the front office and told I have no restrictions, job description changed, new duties & hours and double workload. Told I have to work with hazardous chemical even after I previously refused, due to past cancer. Walk farther to... Read more »
You may ultimately have claims under the FMLA and possibility for disability discrimination. It is critical that you consult with an experienced employment law attorney to review of all facts concerning your situation to develop a course of action. strategy while you are out on leave. Feel free to...Read more »
In situations where a Pennsylvania employee is no longer employed when commission payments would otherwise be due, entitlement to the commissions is a matter of the employer's written policy. If the employer has a policy that you must still be employed in order to receive the commissions the...Read more »
I was working on my part time job where the guy pays all his employees cash. I am a plumber while on the job a piece of pvc ricashaied into my right eye and reputed it the doctors said that I may not regain vision in the eye and I have numerous surgeries to try and save the eye because the lense on... Read more »
This is a clear workers compensation case. You need to speak to an experienced workers compensation attorney as soon as possible. I highly recommend Marla Joseph who can be reached at 2215-884-6664, or workcompa.com. Andrew Abramson
While sexual harassment claims typically involve another employee/manager that works for the employer, there are circumstances in which an employer can be held responsible for sexually harassing conduct by a non-employee. In this type of situation, it is critical to speak to an experienced...Read more »
My husband was hired through integrity staffing solutions (herein referred to as ISS) to work for Amazon in Easton PA. He was nearly terminated after an on the job injury, and then forced to leave early due to an asthma attack. He was told at the beginning of his employment that he could bring his... Read more »
The facts that you detail could support a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relatins Act depending on how the situation plays out. Feel free to contact our office to provide further details for assessment.
I have been paid 12 hr the entire time, they choose where i work and what gets done, they provide all tools, i have worked 10-20 hours of overtime and never been paid extra for it, I have zero benefits. Can I sue? and for how much? I roughly make between 500-700 a week at 12hr most weeks are 45-65... Read more »
The limited facts that you outline could support you being deemed an an employee. If you are an employee and work more than 40 hours per week, you could then be entitled to overtime pay for each hour over 40 that you work. More details concerning your job duties and the employer are needed in order...Read more »
He chooses where i go everyday and what jobs i perform. I use none of my own tools. Ive worked for him for roughly nine months and have worked 60 plus hours of overtime with no overtime pay. I receive no benefits at all. Can i sue for overtime money and also unemployment because i was mislabeled?... Read more »
Thank you for contacting our firm through Justia Ask a Lawyer. As a courtesy to e-mail correspondents, Abramson Employment Law, LLC reviews all e-mail and provides correspondents with a brief courtesy reaction to a factual scenario on a complimentary basis. All information, which is received, is...Read more »
The facts that you detail could support a claim for age discrimination as you are being less favorably than a younger employee. For more information regarding age discriminator see this link. http://www.job-discrimination.com/age-discrimination.html/
I was injuried in August and was out for three months, I wasn't injured on the job but was getting short term disability, I called them to let them know that I can return to work on December 19th but was told they hired someone else to fill my position. I was wondering if I was able to sue them
The answer to your question may be depend on the number of employees who work for your employer and the nature of your injury/disability. If you worked more than one year and there are more than 50 employees, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) may provide protection. If not, depending on the...Read more »
Yes. It is very likely that the employer will have either an attorney or experienced human resources employee at the hearing. In order to have the best opportunity to protect your claim for unemployment compensation benefits you should retain an attorney. For more information on Pennsylvania...Read more »
My previous employer told me the contract for the client was terminated and for 4-5 people (including me) becuase of work slowage. They promised me to find me more work but have not done so. I filled for unemployment and got call from that State the my previous employer is telling them I was fired... Read more »
Based on the facts that you report you may be eligible for benefits and you should retain an experienced employment law attorney to file an appeal and represent you at an unemployment hearing. See this link for more infomrtion on unemployment benefits:...Read more »
I was sent to see my employers Dr he didn't check me just said here is what they want an sent me on my way he did tell me to follow up with my pcp so I did my pcp gave me a leave of absece for 6 to 8 weeks. My employer calls me an said I have to return to work on light duty while I am injured... Read more »
Assuming that you complained about discrimination which is protected by the law (i.e. age, race, sex, religion, national origin, disability) you have likely engaged in proetected activity and this would be retaliation. A company accused of violating a law, whether by charge of discrimination or...Read more »
Pennsylvania is an “employment at will” jurisdiction, which means that an employee can not be promoted for no reason, or for any reason at all, unless the real reason you did not received the promotion is protected by the law. For instance if the real reason is based upon the employer...Read more »
As an employee who was employed in Pennsylvania for 25 years you are entitled to unemployment compensation if your employment is terminated unless you are determined to have engaged in wilful misconduct. Even if you are initially denied unemployment benefits, you should consult an attorney. We...Read more »
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