H&R Block Beats Wrongful Firing Suit In Pa. Appeals Court

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 2:53 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Thursday rejected a former H&R Block employee’s countersuit alleging the tax services giant wrongfully fired her and denied her bonuses, commissions and overtime, saying H&R Block properly enforced its employment agreement.

A three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed a lower court’s 2011 decision granting summary judgment to H&R Block, booting counterclaims brought by Denise Zarilla, who had worked as an H&R Block seasonal tax preparer for 20 years, alleging H&R Block fired her in 2002 and said she violated...
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