WHAT WE DO FOR EMPLOYEES

Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace are illegal. You have rights guaranteed by both state and federal law. If those rights are ever violated, then we are here to help. 

RMN's attorneys and represent clients from across Pennsylvania in litigation, contract negotiation, and unemployment appeals. When a dispute arises, your employer has knowledge and resources that you probably do not.

 

We make it a fair fight. 

FMLA Interference 

The Family and Medical Leave Act forces employers to provide 12 weeks of leave to employees when they or a loved one experiences a serious medical issue.

Contract Review

Executive employment agreements, severance agreements, and non-compete agreements should all be reviewed by an employment lawyer before signing.

Unpaid Overtime and Wages

Your employer must pay you time and a half if you work more than 40 hours a week, and cannot pay you below minimum wage. 

Non-Compete Agreements

Non-Compete or Non-Competition Agreements try to stop employees from leaving to work for a competitor. They may be enforceable, or they may be vulnerable to legal challenge.

Severance Agreements

Employers offer severance in exchange for you giving up your legal rights. Before you sign, you should make sure you aren't signing away a strong legal claim.

Military Discrimination

USERRA is a federal law making it illegal for employers to discriminate in the workplace against military service members and veterans.

Work Comp Retaliation

It is illegal for a company to fire an employee because they used Worker's Compensation for an injury. 

Religious Discrimination

Employees in the United States have certain religious protections at work, and they cannot be discriminated against due to their religious beliefs and practices.

Unemployment Benefits

Most workers who lose a job are entitled to unemployment compensation benefits, but the process often involves appeals and legal arguments that a lawyer can help with.

Whistleblower 

Retaliation 

USERRA is a federal law making it illegal for employers to discriminate in the workplace against military service members and veterans.

LGBTQ Discrimination

LGBT employees should not have to face discrimination, harassment, or bullying in the workplace.

Pregnancy Discrimination

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Family Medical Leave Act protect pregnant women in the workplace. 

Medical

Marijuana

The Pa. Medical Marijuana Law prohibits employers from discrimination against medical marijuana patients. 

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1650 Market St., #3600

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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We work hard to make sure that all our information is correct. However, you should never rely on legal information you read on this or any other website without consulting with a licensed attorney. Nothing on this website shall be interpreted as legal advice or as creating an attorney-client relationship. RMN specifically disclaims all representations and warranties and urges you to call an attorney if you have any legal questions.