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Working Overtime but Still Under-Paid? 6 Surefire Ways to Get the Money You’re Owed

During a particularly grueling week of work, sometimes the only thing that helps to get you through it is the thought of receiving your paycheck at the end of your pay period.  After working so hard during the extra hours, the thought of earning more than usual is enough to motivate you to continue working …

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How to Overcome a Non-Solicitation Agreement: 3 Important Tips Your Boss Won’t Tell You

When starting a new job, your employer typically will have some paperwork for you to fill out before you can start.  The majority of these documents are fairly standard when starting any new job.  But there are some that may be unfamiliar, such as a non-solicitation agreement. Often, a non-solicitation agreement is part of a …

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Suffocated by a Non-Competition Agreement? 4 Ways Pennsylvania Law Can Help You Challenge It

Non-Competition Agreements in Pennsylvania When you first start out at a job, your new employer typically requires you to fill out a number of forms before you can start.  While most of these forms are fairly basic and standard with every position, others are not as common, such as non-competition agreements. For many, these agreements …

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How Do Criminal Records Affect Employment? 2 Surprising Facts

With background checks becoming a regular part of the employment practice, many Pennsylvanians may be concerned that their past criminal records affect employment: either their current or future job prospects.  For Pennsylvania citizens who are searching for a job, there is the worry that even a minor past record could affect their ability to obtain …

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Supreme Court Says Employers Can’t Fire Due to Sexual Orientation or Transgender Status

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today in a landmark decision that it is illegal for employers to fire an employee solely over being a member of the LGBTQ+ community.  This marks a major victory for those belonging to the LGBTQ+ community, as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 now …

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