In Pennsylvania, employers are generally required to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant employees, which may include light duty assignments based on medical recommendations. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) prohibits discrimination against employees based on pregnancy, childbirth,...View More
Police officer hurt in line of duty, car accident. On Heart & Lung for two years. Removed from Heart & Lung and placed on admin leave and workmen's comp after Failed suicide attempt. My doctor said I could no longer be a police officer due to the accident. Sent for independent... View More
This is a complicated fact pattern, and you really should meet with a workers' compensation attorney in your area. From the limitted information available, you certainly appear to have a workers' compensation claim. You should know that taking the pension may reduce the amount you...View More
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... View More
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...View More
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,...View 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?
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...View More
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.
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...View More
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... View More
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...View More
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...View More
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...View More
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...View 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... View More
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... View More
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