Monday, February 16, 2015

Philadelphia Area Employment Lawyer's Answers to Most Frequently Asked Questions - From Family Leave, to Non-Compete Agreements, to Severance, to Unemployment Disputes

Need Legal Help With a Severance Agreement?
John Gallagher's Philadelphia Area Law Firm Negotiates
All Types of Employment Contracts
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John A. Gallagher is a Philadelphia area employment lawyer who represents individuals who work or live in Pennsylvania towns such as Plymouth Meeting, Merion, Horsham, Thorndale, Whitford, Strafford, St. David’s and Wissahickon review and negotiate Severance Agreements.  

Located in Chester County, Mr. Gallagher will provide an evaluation of your Separation and Release Agreement for a reasonable flat fee and, where appropriate, will try to increase the amount of severance you have been offered on a Contingent Fee basis.

Need a Pennsylvania Labor Law Attorney to Help With an Employment Question?

Here are the Posts I find folks most often access on my Blog.  You can easily access these and other Popular Posts by clicking the Links below, or by clicking on the images to your left.


I put together more than 30 common questions, with some short, hopefully clear, answers.

Topics include discriminationillegal retaliation, overtime ruleswage claimsreasonable accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act, and many more.

Hostile Work Environment Video:

I put together more than 30 common questions, with some short, hopefully clear, answers.

Topics include willful misconduct, necessitous and compelling reasons to quit (see video, below), overpayments, Referee Hearings, Independent Contractor issues, and many more.

Voluntary Quit Video:



This Post discusses the difference between mandatory severance offers and voluntary severance offers.

Topics include "employment at-will,"  ERISA Plans, Releases, Employment Handbooks, and others.

The Family and Medical Leave Act provides employees with a right to take up to 12 weeks off from work to recover from their own serious health condition, or to care for an ill or injured family member.

If you need Family and Medical Leave for your own illness or injury, you may be able to receive Short-Term Disability Benefits through an insurance policy purchased by your employer.

This article provides a detailed analysis of how FMLA works in tandem with STD Benefits, so that you may have the opportunity to recover from your condition and get your job back, while receiving some income reimbursement at the same time.

FMLA Video:


The article discusses the 3 covenants found in what are typically referred to as "Non-Compete Agreements."  These covenants are Confidentiality, Non-Solicitation and Non-Competition.

Non-Compete Video:

In this Post, I address certain do's and dont's, which may be helpful in determining a strategy to overcome the restraints inherent in NCAs.

Philadelphia Area Employment Attorney Representing Employees
John A. Gallagher is an employment lawyer who represents employees in Pennsylvania. 

John typically represents employees who need an employment lawyer in Philadelphia County, Chester County, Delaware County, Bucks County, Berks County, Lancaster County and Montgomery County.

Pennsylvania Employment Attorney Provides Free Telephone Consultations

If you are looking for an employment lawyer, and live in Malvern, Wayne, King of Prussia, Downingtown, Glenside, Doylestown, Radnor, Newtown Square, Exton, Philadelphia, West Chester, Skippack, Langhorne, Haverford, Nether Providence, Broomall, Drexel Hill, Reading or any of their surrounding towns, feel free to send me an e-mail or give me a call.  I am always glad to spend some time with people via a free telephone consultation.

Need an Employment Labor Lawyer Near Philadelphia?

Click Here if you have questions about any aspect of employment law, from wrongful termination, to wage and overtime claims, to discrimination and retaliation laws, to Family and Medical Leave

Click Here if you have questions about any aspect of Pennsylvania Unemployment Law, from willful misconduct, to voluntary quit, to Referee Hearings, to severance issues

Click Here to e-mail John directly.

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