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Karen Elizabeth Eichman

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  • Wrongful termination??

    Me and my brother work at an auto detail place my brother crashed someone else's car moving it to the vacuuming area. The owner fired my brother and me both without notice. And I played no part in the accident at all. I was not in that area where ...

    Karen’s Answer

    Absent a contract to the contrary, Pennsylvania employer can fire for any reason or no reason, as long as it is not an illegal reason.

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  • I would like an attorney to see about a claim . My employer wrongfully fired me.

    Just fired me. Said I wasnt good enough. Also did it to others. No valid reason no pfroof. Won my unemployment. But said if I didnt resign they would give me a bad reference. I went to upper management. The chain of command. I think it was beca...

    Karen’s Answer

    There are a lot of questions that would need to be answered in order to ascertain if you have a claim against your employer. You should contact an employment attorney in your area and see if you can get a no cost consultation.

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  • The company I work for, has put me on light duty for no medical reason. I have lost wages. what can I do?

    I recently found out I have cysts on my overies. I informed my work about it. they put me on light duty. I have contacted their boss but nothing has been done. what can I do?

    Karen’s Answer

    There are a number of questions that you would need to respond to in order for someone to give you advice on this topic. You should contact a local employment attorney for a consultation.

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  • How do you prove that your employer is lying to prevent you from collecting unemployment after a termination?

    My husband was terminated from his job. We had car problems, he had called off, kept in touch with both store and district manager. District manager said all was fine and he could return to work as long as he brought in mechanic note.Store manager...

    Karen’s Answer

    If you have witnesses to the phone calls who can testify on your husband's behalf, that would be helpful. Additionally, the other evidence you mention (other than the recording) would be useful. Finally, you definitely should contact an employment attorney who handles unemployment compensation. S/he will know the law and focus on the pertinant issues at your husband's hearing.

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  • My daughter wants to marry a man that is currently unemployed. My question is if this person never becomes employed or requires

    If this person never becomes employed or needs my daughters support can she be liable for alimony, health care and retirement to this person in a divorce

    Karen’s Answer

    This is a family law question, and I changed the practice area on your question so that you can hopefully get some responses.

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  • Can an employer have you sign a statement that could lead to your firing?

    Currently, a company that I work for was taken over. My boss reprimanded me and wanted me to sign a statement saying I was counseled and understand the following: If I am not an expert at my craft within 30 days, they have the right to terminate m...

    Karen’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Sweeney, you should just sign it as he described. Depending on all the details, if you are terminated for not being an expert in your craft within the next 30 days, you may be eligible for unemployment. If you are terminated, you should contact an attorney knowledgeable in unemployment compensation for assistance with your claim.

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  • I got fired for "sleeping on the job"

    I started at a company that made tissue. Before starting I had no clue about the place and what it consisted of. Well it ended up that there was a lot of dust. When doing my physical through there doctor I told him I had asthma. He didn't say anyt...

    Karen’s Answer

    There may be something you can do about this, depending on all the facts. You should contact an employment attorney to discuss this in detail. There are many more details that need to be discussed, to ascertain whether you can do anything, than you can provide on this forum.

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  • Can I collect pa unemployment if I quit, I have proof to back up my claim

    Hired as medical secretary, have ad as proof. Company needed a credentialist, this is 2-4yr degree& many years experience. I was given to education, help or even a manual. I text boss& owner numerous times. I have copies & documentation. I stayed ...

    Karen’s Answer

    I agree that if you can prove you left your job for a necessitous and compelling reason, you probably can collect. The hard part is proving it. You should hire an employment attorney to protect your interests. He or she will know the law.

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  • Unemployment question

    Hello I got fired from my job on March 6 2015, because In feb. someone called the store I work at claiming to be from corp. that he got a got a call from someone that Western Union was down that I had to put in codes, but instead they got scammed ...

    Karen’s Answer

    You should contact an employment attorney who does unemployment compensation work. You will need to discuss all the facts and file an appeal. An attorney agreeing to take your case will know the law and be able to present your case most favorably. This is not a case I would suggest you try to handle on your own.

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  • I was recently fired from my job for not showing up to my shift even though I told the manager I couldn't work. Can they do that

    I worked for Dunkin Donuts. they have a no call no show policy where you are terminated. I spoke with a manger the day before my shift saying I couldn't work and I tried to find someone to cover my shifts. I go in to work on my next schedule shift...

    Karen’s Answer

    Yes, but you may have an unemployment claim.

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