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Work Desk

Employment Law

What We Can Do For You

Wrongful Termination 

Employees are protected from wrongful termination under different state and federal laws. For example, an employee who is discriminated against due to age, race, pregnancy, or disability may be protected by various statutes. We can help you seek redress against your employer for wrongful termination.

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Retaliation 

Employers are prohibited from retaliating against an employee for reporting discrimination or participating in an investigation.

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Unpaid Overtime and Wages

An employer must pay at least minimum wage. If an employee works more than 40 hours a week, the employer must pay overtime.

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LGBTQ+ Discrimination 

LGBTQ+ employees should not be subjected to workplace discrimination due to the employee's sexuality or gender identity.

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Unemployment Benefits

As the unemployment compensation benefits system continues to evolve, let our employment lawyers make sure you get the benefits you deserve. Our attorneys can help you navigate appeals and sudden changes to unemployment laws and regulation. We make the process simple.

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Medical Marijuana 

Under Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act ("MMA"), most employers may not discriminate against, terminate, or fail to hire an employee solely on the basis of the employee's medical marijuana usage. The MMA provides a cause of action for employees who have been subjected to discrimination due to their medical marijuana usage.

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FMLA Interference

Employers must provide at least 12 weeks of leave to employees when they or a loved one experience a serious medical issue.

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Contract Review

An employment lawyer should review executive employment agreements, severance agreements, and non-compete agreements before signing to make sure your rights are protected.

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Religious Discrimination 

Various statutes protect employees from religious discrimination in the United States. Employees cannot be discriminated against for their religious practices or beliefs.

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Workers' Compensation Retaliation

An employer may not retaliate against an employee for using workers' compensation after an injury.

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Military Discrimination 

Employers may not discriminate against military service members and veterans under USERRA, a federal law.

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Non-Compete Agreements

Non-competition or non-compete agreements try to keep an employee from leaving to work for a competitor. Our experienced employment attorneys can determine whether the agreement is enforceable or subject to a legal challenge.

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Severance Agreement

Considering signing a severance agreement? Our employment attorneys can help you and make sure you do not forfeit important legal rights when signing a severance agreement.

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Whistleblower Discrimination 

Whistleblowers have certain protections in the workplace under state and federal statutes. These laws can protect employees who witness or report wrongdoing in good-faith.

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Sexual Harassment

An employee who is sexually harassed in the workplace can take legal action. Sexual harassment can come in many forms, including unwanted touching or comments.

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Race Discrimination 

Racial discrimination against an employee is illegal under various state and federal statutes. These statutes may provide relief when an employee is subjected to harmful, racially-charged comments or negative treatment compared to employees of other races.

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Disability Discrimination 

When an employee has a documented disability, the employer must provide a reasonable accommodation. Further, an employer may not retaliate against or terminate an employee due to the employee's disability.

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Gender Discrimination 

If an employer discriminates against an employee due to the employee's gender, various federal and state statutes provide protection. Employers must treat men and women equally.

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Age Discrimination 

An employer may not discriminate against an employee on the basis of age under various federal and state statutes. Workers over 40 who are replaced by younger workers are protected against age discrimination under these statutes.

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