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Philadelphia Adopts Paid Sick Leave For Some Employees

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (19)

The Philadelphia City Council enacted an ordinance to provide paid sick leave for some Philadelphia employees. The new law is designed to provide relief to the estimated 35-40...

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Willful Misconduct and Unemployment Compensation

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)



What is An At-Will Employee?


Most people in the Pennsylvania labor force are considered "at-will" employees, meaning that either party can break the employment relationship with nothing owed to the other party, provided there was no express contract for a definite term such as with a union collective bargaining agreement. As a form of protection to workers who are terminated, Pennsylvania (like most states) provides a scheme of unemployment compens...

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