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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?

Joseph Korsak
Joseph Korsak
answered on May 5, 2022

On the facts presented, it appears to be illegal. Call me for more facts.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was fired yesterday after filing a second complaint about the same customer sexual assaulting me in the restaurant.

The restaurant has no handbook or ethics. Not even a system to file complaints. The customer is an investor and has ties with the hemp distributor ( it was a brewery). The first time in mid October the customer caressed me and I became deeply uncomfortable. As soon as I could get away I went to my... Read more »

Joseph Korsak
Joseph Korsak
answered on Jan 31, 2022

You seldom see such blatant violation of a civil right. Call me .717-880-3759

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: This is an employment question in Pennsylavania. Can an employer legally review you for a job you didnt know you had

I have worked for my employer for 2 years. I finally received a review, up to this point I thought I was doing a good a job, never reprimanded or told otherwise. During the review my supervisor said they know it's a harsh review because they never explained by job and my job expectations. I... Read more »

Joseph Korsak
Joseph Korsak
answered on Dec 21, 2021

They can be as sloppy as they can, but there is no illegality. Unless you have a written contract of employment, you serve at will. You have no property right nor contract right in your job.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Public Benefits for Pennsylvania on
Q: I wasn’t able to legally work for the last 5 years and I am a us citizen. Am I owed money by the government?

Hi, my name is Anonymous and I wasn’t able to go to college, nor was I able to get a job due to the fact that I didn’t have a social security number. My father used fear to scare my mom into not giving me my birth certificate (keeping me out of the system or far away from hospitals). He passed... Read more »

Joseph Korsak
Joseph Korsak
answered on Oct 19, 2021

You are leaving out important facts. What was the legal bar to your employment all that time? You could have picked up a SS number on line if you needed one. What opportunities did you miss? Were you a government employee?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I recently was separated from a job where I was subjected to verbal abuse by a trainer. Should I contact human resources
Joseph Korsak
Joseph Korsak
answered on Oct 19, 2021

What's the point in reporting late ? Your complaint should have been filed before separation, not after, especially if you thought this abusive employee was complicit in someway with your separation.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Identity Theft for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was terminated for Unemployment fraud after I was a victim of identity theft I never received benefits in Pa.

I never filed for the benefits nor did I receive I was termed for this reason even though the address is not mine nor did i receive monetary from these benefits .

Joseph Korsak
Joseph Korsak
answered on Oct 14, 2021

You need to notify your nearest UC office an provide whatever documentary proof you have, Remember that you will receive a 1099 for this income.

My number is 717-880-3759 Joseph C. Korsak

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