The path to an age discrimination lawsuit

Companies may have many reasons for ending employment for older workers, but if age is one of them, then termination is illegal. Federal and state laws say that age is a protected class for those over 40. ProPublica reports that a well-known tech company may have...

State laws for wage and breaks

The state of Pennsylvania has laws for employers regarding the minimum hourly wage they must pay their employees. It also outlines certain breaks the employer must allow. Workers should understand what the laws are so that they know if they are receiving what the law...

An employee’s rights under FMLA

There are times when an employee may have a serious medical condition that makes it impossible to work. An employee may also need to take time off of work to care for a family member. If an employee works for a company that employs a certain number of people, the...

The meaning of wrongful termination

If your employer fired you from your position, you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. You maybe know why the firing occurred, or you may not understand why. The way that the state of Pennsylvania works, employers can fire an employee for almost any reason....

How to report sexual harassment

For many people, reporting unwanted sexual behavior is challenging, and this is especially true when it occurs in the workplace. However, letting someone know that it is happening may prevent someone else from being a victim, and the harasser can face just punishment....