Category Archives: Labor & Employment

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Federal Judge: Employers Cannot Discriminate Based on Sexual Orientation

On November 4, 2016, a federal judge in Pittsburgh ruled that federal law prohibits an …

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Non-Discretionary Bonuses and Overtime Pay Calculations

More employees than ever may be categorized as non-exempt when the new Department of Labor …

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IRS Provides Guidance for Making an 83(b) Election

On July 25, 2016, in T.D. 9779, the IRS published final regulations concerning the procedures …

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New Sample Notice for Employee Wellness Programs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) has issued a sample notice that will help …

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Rounding of Hours for Non-Exempt Employees

A question I am frequently asked is how an employer should pay an hourly, non-exempt …

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Courts Consider New Definition Of “Sex” Discrimination – What It Means For Pennsylvania Employers

Can employees in Western Pennsylvania sue their employer for sexual orientation discrimination under federal law?  …

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DOL Issues New FMLA Poster and Guidance

As any employer should know, there are certain posters that you are required to display …

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Expands Application of Transfer Between Entities Act

Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center Education Association v. Penn-Trafford School District (Pa. Supreme Court, …

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Employee Use of Company Email Systems

Many employers have policies that prohibit employees from using the company email system for personal …

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U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Rule

The Other Shoe has Dropped. The U.S. Department of Labor has just issued a long-awaited …

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