Involuntary Terminations: Pennsylvania
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Celia M. Joseph, Fisher Phillips
- Claims for negligent supervision must be brought in accordance with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act if they are based on a certain type of conduct. See The Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.
- Pennsylvania has substantial protections for employees who engage in certain types of protected conduct. See Anti-Retaliation Legislation.
- The City of Philadelphia also requires employers with the requisite number of employees to provide written notice of plans to relocate or close their facilities within a statutorily-defined period, in addition to their obligations under the federal WARN Act. See Layoffs, Reductions in Force and Plant Closings.