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Mar 08, 2018

IN THE NEWS: Business Owners Discuss Ways to Identify, Prevent Sexual Harassment

The “#metoo” movement is here to stay.  In just over four months, it has become a game changer in the field of sexual harassment and social norms in the American workplace.  Not only have many prominent individuals and their employers already been affected, it is only a matter of time before this powerful social movement takes a firm root in all businesses, both small and large. » Read More

Dec 12, 2017

Trump Tweets and Unemployment

Christmas is nearly upon us, and with it, those uncomfortable political discussions at the dinner table with loved ones.  We all know that one person who is not shy about telling everyone why he or she supports a particular political party or candidate (and, perhaps, why you are a terrible person if you do not agree).  » Read More

Dec 06, 2017

Have you signed up for our December 13th seminar in Wilkes-Barre yet?

We will accept RSVPs until December 8! If you would like to sign up, please click here to download the form and email it to marketing@norris-law.com.  We hope to see you next week in Wilkes-Barre! » Read More

Dec 05, 2017

Pennsylvania Federal Court Awards Damages in Sexual Orientation Harassment Case

In a first-of-its-kind decision in Pennsylvania, a federal district court awarded damages in a Title VII sexual harassment case based upon sexual orientation.  In EEOC v. Scott Medical Health Center, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania awarded $55,000 in damages and other relief to a private employee who claimed he was discriminated against because he is gay.  » Read More

Oct 02, 2017

Third Circuit Addresses “Willful” Violations of Fair Labor Standards Act

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which governs wage and hour issues such as minimum wage and overtime pay, the statute of limitations is generally two years.  The FLSA, however, sets the limitations period for “willful” violations at three years.  » Read More

Sep 29, 2017

Third Circuit Addresses “Willful” Violations of Fair Labor Standards Act

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which governs wage and hour issues such as minimum wage and overtime pay, the statute of limitations is generally two years.  The FLSA, however, sets the limitations period for “willful” violations at three years.  » Read More

Sep 28, 2017

NLRB Achieves Republican Majority

Over the past few months, we have written about President Trump’s efforts to fill the two vacant seats on the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) with William Emmanuel, a management-side labor attorney in private practice, and Marvin Kaplan, an attorney for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”).  » Read More

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