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Underpaid Wages & Overtime Law

You deserve to be paid appropriately for the work you do. Federal, state, and local laws protect your right to a minimum wage, paid overtime, and fair wages. But far too often employers cut corners. When they do, the employment lawyers at the Employm… Read More

Unpaid Overtime

Does your employer require you to work off the clock? Do you get paid for time you spend preparing for the job? Unpaid overtime is the most common violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Many Pennsylvania employees have valid claims for un… Read More

Wage Theft

Employers are constantly coming up with new ways to short-change their employees out of their fair wages. But federal and state laws protect employees and make sure they are paid what they deserve. Illegal Deductions Your employer can deduct some thi… Read More

Equal Pay

Your sex shouldn’t affect how much you get paid for your work. If you are making less than your co-workers for the same work, you may be able to sue your employer to make up the difference. Both federal and state laws prohibit sex-based wage di… Read More

Discrimination at Work

When you are on the job, the work you do should matter, not what you look like. If you are facing discrimination at work, the Employment Law Firm of Pennsylvania can stand up for your rights and get you the changes, accommodations, or compensation th… Read More

Race Discrimination

If you have been denied a job because of the color of your skin, it can be utterly humiliating. It is also illegal. Race discrimination is prohibited by Title VII and the Pennsylvania Human Resources Act. But that doesn’t stop some employers fr… Read More

Sex Discrimination

There are not many jobs that truly depend on the sex of the employee. And yet, many employers, managers, and customers act as though one gender can do the job better than the other. When an employee’s gender influences employment decisions, the… Read More

Age Discrimination

There’s no such thing as being “too old” for a job. When your age affects your job, the Employment Law Firm of Pennsylvania is there to stand up for you against your employers in the workplace, at administrative agencies, and in cou… Read More

Disability Discrimination

Just because you have a mental or physical disability doesn’t mean you can’t do your job. Whether you are seeking accommodations at work or have lost a job to disability discrimination, the Employment Law Firm Group can work with your emp… Read More

Pregnancy Discrimination

A pregnancy can change a lot about your life, but it shouldn’t make you lose your job. The Philadelphia based employment lawyers at the Employment Law Firm of Pennsylvania will stand up to your boss and help you get your job back. Pregnancy Di… Read More

Sexual Orientation Discrimination

A person’s sexual orientation shouldn’t affect the work he or she does on the job. Yet far too often employers will use who a person loves as a basis for workplace discrimination. Depending on where you live and work, the Employment Law F… Read More

Retaliation

You shouldn’t have to choose between your rights and your job. Pennsylvania and federal civil rights anti-discrimination laws only work if employees feel free to file complaints. If you are the victim of retaliation at work because you complain… Read More

FMLA and Family Law Information

An injury or illness shouldn’t cost you your job. The U.S. Family Medical Leave Act protects your job if you have to take time off to heal or take care of a sick family member. The Employment Law Firm of Pennsylvania will protect your job and g… Read More

Whistleblower Law and Protection

You shouldn’t lose your job for standing up for what is right. There are several state and federal laws that provide whistleblower protection. The Employment Law Firm Group can help you stand up to your employer. Pennsylvania is an at-will empl… Read More

Severance Packages and Employment Law

Sometimes, your workplace is bad enough that going back is not an option. Whether you are happy to leave or are facing an involuntary layoff, your employer may offer a severance package to sweeten the deal. Don’t face this very important decisi… Read More

Choose Philadelphia's Premier Sexual Harassment Lawyer

You shouldn’t have to be afraid to go to work for fear of sexual harassment. Pennsylvania state and federal laws protect employees from sexual stress in the workplace. If you are facing a hostile work environment, the Employment Law Firm of Pen… Read More

Fair Housing Discrimination Law

What you look like shouldn’t affect where you are allowed to live. The Fair Housing Act protects tenants and home buyers from discrimination based on any protected attribute. If you have been turned down for housing based on an illegal bias, th… Read More

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When trouble in the workplace grows into an employment lawsuit, you need an employment lawyer you can trust to walk you through the process. Founder Howard Trubman has been practicing employment law for over 40 years. He has seen it all and has ridde…

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