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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Split on Whether Physical Manifestations of Emotional Distress Qualifies as Bodily Injury for Insurance Purposes

/ 05.Mar, 2014

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Split on Whether Physical Manifestations of Emotional Distress Qualifies as Bodily Injury for Insurance Purposes Whether a claimant’s physical symptoms associated with . . .

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PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT EXPANDS EMPLOYER LIABILITY FOR LATENT OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE CLAIMS — TOOEY v A.K. STEEL DECISION MAY OPEN FLOODGATE OF ASBESTOS LAWSUITS AGAINST EMPLOYERS

/ 20.Dec, 2013

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Tooey v. A.K. Steel et al, No. 21 WAP 2011, 2013 WL 6150887 (Pa. Nov. 22, 2013) has newly created employer . . .

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Supreme Court holds that the First Amendment Prohibits Unions From Forcing Non-members to Pay Agency Fees Subsidizing Political Speech

/ 30.Jul, 2012

On June 20, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court held that public sector unions must allow non-members an opportunity to opt out of special assessments and . . .

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NLRB Launches New Protected Activity Website

/ 23.Jul, 2012

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently launched a website to raise employee awareness of protected activity. Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act . . .

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New Jersey Court Finds that Employees Have Privacy Rights for Facebook Posts

/ 29.Jun, 2012

On May 30, 2012, the United States District Court of New Jersey ruled that an employee had protected privacy rights in regards to a post . . .

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National Labor Relations Board Issues Social Media Policy Report

/ 29.Jun, 2012

On May 30, 2012,the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) (http://www.nlrb.gov) issued a social media report (http://mynlrb.nlrb.gov/link/document.aspx/09031d4580a375cd) summarizing the Acting General Counsel’s view on social media . . .

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EX-PHILADELPHIA POLICE CAPTAIN MIGHT HAVE PENSION REVOKED FOR PROTESTING AT OCCUPY PHILLY EVENT

/ 17.Feb, 2012

Recently, Philadelphia retired former police captain Raymond Lewis has been in the news for having been arrested for protesting at an Occupy Wall Street event, . . .

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Obesity Discrimination- Has the ADAAA Opened the Door?

/ 12.Jan, 2012

The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) was enacted to restore Congressional intent to confer civil rights protection to persons with disabilities in the . . .

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"Ban the Box Legislation"

/ 18.Apr, 2011

Employers in Philadelphia are now prohibited from requiring job applicants to disclose their criminal backgrounds until after the first employment interview. Signed into law today, . . .

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FLSA Anti-Retaliation Provision Protects Verbal Complaints

/ 24.Mar, 2011

This term’s Supreme Court has dealt another wallop to employers, holding in Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., — S.Ct. –, 2011 WL 977061 (decided . . .

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