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February 2019 Archives

Sexual harassment can come in many different forms

If you are feeling uncomfortable at work because of unwanted advances from a co-worker, you might think that the behavior is simply too subtle to be classed as sexual harassment. However, sexual harassment can come in many different forms and in varying degrees of severity. Therefore, it may be possible for you to still file a sexual harassment claim.

Teen drivers at high risk during harsh winter weather

In only two months this year, several states are breaking winter records for their freezing temperatures and excessive snowfall. Every day Pennsylvanians have been checking to see which roads are closed due to undrivable pavement or a major accident that these dangerous conditions will eventually cause.

Common family and medical leave issues to be aware of

If you are an employee who has taken leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), it is important that you understand the intricacies of the law. The FMLA offers protections for eligible workers and gives them the right to take unpaid leave for up to 12 weeks in any one year period without facing any type of retaliation.

Proving eligibility for unemployment compensation

If you have recently become unemployed, it is likely that you will be stressed about where your next paycheck will come from. While you are looking for a job in Pennsylvania, you may be able to claim unemployment compensation to help you financially during the period that you are unemployed for.

Can bullying be a form of workplace retaliation?

If you have made a complaint about an event that occurred in your workplace or if you have complied with the requests of an investigation at your workplace, you will be legally protected from any type of workplace retaliation in the aftermath. This means that your employer cannot take any negative action against you as a result of you taking such actions. For example, they cannot fire you, lower your hours, demote you or subject you to disciplinary treatment.