Category Archives: Labor & Employment

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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The Importance of Job Descriptions

The importance of having accurate job descriptions for employees was illustrated by a recent case.  …

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Getting Full Value out of Noncompete Agreements

Increasingly, companies are having employees sign noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements in order to protect the …

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Lifting the Curtain on Union Organizing Campaigns

Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) Final Rule on Persuader Reporting Increases Transparency for Workers The Persuader …

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