Unfortunately, yes, you can get fired for being charged with a crime. Pennsylvania is an employment at will state. This means that unless you have an agreement with your employer or you are part of a union that has reached an agreement on your behalf, your employer can fire you for any non-discriminatory reason.
I have clients whose lives were turned completely upside because they were falsely accused of a crime.
When you are facing criminal charges, your reputation and livelihood could be on the line. Don’t wait to speak with a criminal defense attorney.
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