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December 2018 Archives

Am I eligible for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal labor law that gives employees certain rights. Under the FMLA, eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family or medical issues without fear of losing their job or other retaliation. However, it's essential to know whether you're eligible for FMLA rights and protections.

Workers' comp and unemployment compensation are not the same

The state of Pennsylvania is known for having a dedicated workforce that has contributed to the health and growth of its beautiful cities. Unfortunately, the risk of accidental injury is a constant companion for many of the hardworking people residing in the state

Looking for signs of employer retaliation

Sometimes employees witness wrongdoing in their places of work. Many choose to do nothing for fear of jeopardizing their employment, but others decide to speak out about this wrongdoing. It is praiseworthy to step up and do the right thing when we see something wrong. However, it is quite understandable to ignore these behaviors in order to save our jobs.

Dealing with a sexual harassment allegation

When an employee accuses a colleague or manager of sexual harassment, the investigation is often handled within the company. In some cases, companies will bring in an independent investigator to help ensure that the investigation is impartial -- perhaps because the person accused is a high-level executive. Organizations take these complaints seriously, as they should. They can face considerable liability and damage to their reputation.