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March 11th, 2017

Unfair Labor Practices: Violating Employee Rights

Do you know what an unfair labor practice looks like? Imagine that you’ve worked for the same company for 36 years. In those years you’ve never had a write-up or disciplinary action. You’ve worked your way up into the position you hold today, you have aspirations to climb one more rung up the ladder, and then, retirement in the next 8 years. You and your Director haven’t agreed on the best way to make two of your least productive teams more efficient. You arrive at work to discover you’ve received not one, but two write-ups by your Director, stating you’ve been non-compliant to the ideas set before you to increase efficiency, have continuously turned in projects late and violated policy by assisting your teams by helping get authorizations. Your Director asks that you sign the documents–you refuse saying, that you feel these claims are inaccurate, and you’ll be speaking with HR. As you turn to leave she threatens you’ll never receive another promotion if you file a grievance. Above is an example of unfair labor practices by management: threatening an employee that her desire to move up in the company will be squashed if she even considers filing a grievance. What’s an Unfair Labor Practice? In 1935, the National Labor Relations Act was enacted “to protect

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January 23rd, 2017

(Video) Victim No More: Fight Against Employment Discrimination Now!

Find relief knowing you’re following the right steps for your employment discrimination case. Every individual possesses the undeniable right to equality – the ability to retain their dignity and hold… + More

January 23rd, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to Fairness and Treatment of the Worker

Sick and tired of problems from your employer? Learn about your rights. Are you a resident of PA working for a business? Do you have the feeling that your company… + More

January 21st, 2017

Top 4 Mistakes Workers Make After Suffering A Work Related Injury

Injured at work? You’re not alone, learn your rights and responsibilities regarding work related injuries. The Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Act’s definition of work related injury is any injury, medical condition… + More

January 12th, 2017

Why People Hate Lawyers (And What We’re Doing to Change That)!

What do you imagine when you think, “lawyer”? Let’s face it: lawyers have a bad rep. Why do people hate lawyers so much? It’s not hard to guess. We overcharge… + More

January 6th, 2017

Handle Every Philadelphia Workers Compensation Challenges With These Tips

Solve your workers comp challenges today! The holidays may be looking a little rough for you this year. Not only were you injured on the job, but now you’re not… + More

January 4th, 2017

What You Can Do If You’ve Been Denied Workers Comp in PA

Don’t let a workers comp notice of denial stop you. Sustaining an injury or illness on the job can cause quite a disruption in your life. Even more disruptive than… + More

January 3rd, 2017

Then and Now: The Fair Labor Standards Act

Continuing the fight for fair wages! The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, after an historic amount of opposition. The FLSA… + More

December 28th, 2016

What Physical Harassment Looked Like in 2016–Would You Know It If You Saw it?

What’s most troubling about bullying is not just its commonness, but the fact that there’s a work culture that accepts it. Bullying follows us straight from school into the workplace.… + More

December 22nd, 2016

Going Beyond How to File a Workers Comp Claim

Don’t be denied the right to your workers compensation! scovering how to file a workers comp claim is the easiest part of workmen’s compensation. According to Pennsylvania’s Workers Compensation Act,… + More

December 12th, 2016

Do Your Research: Read this Complete Workers Comp Claim Process before you Get Started

It seems more complicated than it is. As an employee, your main tasks are seeing a doctor, notifying your employer, and filling out a work-related injury report. If you’ve noticed… + More

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