Employment Discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, age, pregnancy, and sexual orientation.
Wrongful Termination, which includes being fired for reasons that violate public policy, such as applying for workers' compensation or attending jury duty.
Sexual Harassment, which occurs when an employer creates a hostile work environment because of an employee's sex, or makes employment or benefits conditioned on the receipt of sexual favors.
The Equal Pay Act, which requires employers to pay men and women equally for work involving substantially equal skill, effort, and responsibility.
Whistleblower or Retaliation Laws, which prohibit employers from taking actions against employees because they opposed a violation of the law.
Wage and Hour Law, which includes unpaid overtime, unpaid wages, and minimum wage law violations.
Non-Compete Agreement Law, which deals with the enforceability of agreements not to work for a competitor.
Unemployment Compensation Law, which regulates temporary income granted by the state when employees lose their job due to circumstances beyond their control.
The Family and Medical Leave Act, which grants eligible employees up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave per year to care for themselves or their families, and prohibits retaliation for using that leave.
Contact a Western Pennsylvania employment lawyer at Elzer Law Firm to assist you in multiple areas of employment law, including: