Category Archives: Labor & Employment

Kate Koop Irwin and Albert Lee to Speak at Fall 2018 HRM Professional Development Series at LaRoche College on November 19, 2018

Kate Koop Irwin and Albert Lee to speak at LaRoche College’s HRM Professional Development program …

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Janus v American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

U.S. Supreme Court Prohibits Forcing Non-Members to Pay Fees to Public Employee Unions On June 27, …

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Kate Koop Irwin to present at the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health’s Rx Solutions Forum

Kate Koop Irwin will present Medical Marijuana in the Workplace at the Pitsburgh Business Group on …

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Recent Decisions Suggest that Employers Cannot Terminate or Refuse to Hire Medical Marijuana Cardholders for Failing a Drug Test

Two recent decisions from Rhode Island and Massachusetts suggest that employers cannot terminate or refuse …

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Presentation

Jeremy Farrell is speaking at the North Side/Shore Chamber of Commerce Food for Thought lunch …

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Pennsylvania employers beware: One slur by a supervisor can now create a hostile work environment.

The Third Circuit recently ruled that a single extreme act of discrimination can produce an …

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What is a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA?

The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires that employers provide employee’s with a qualifying disability …

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Pennsylvania Split on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Two recent federal district courts – from opposite sides of the Commonwealth – reached different …

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Payment of Wages Through Mandatory Debit Cards

Some employers have begun to pay employee wages through issuing debit cards, rather than cash, …

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“Get Out Your Crystal Ball: How Employment and Labor Laws Will Change Under the Trump Administration”

Kate Koop Irwin and Albert Lee will discuss how workplace laws – from Obamacare to …

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