There is still time to register for the second session in our 2018 Employment Law Breakfast Series! Social Media & Technology Issues in the Workplace, presented by Pat Collins, will take place on Thursday, June 7 at our Bridgewater, NJ office. » Read More
Hello, blog readers! You are the first to receive the info about our upcoming seminar: 2016-2017 Labor & Employment Law Legal Update.
The seminar will review new legislative and regulatory developments relating to changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act and Pennsylvania wage payment laws; transgender and sexual orientation issues; the EEOC’s new harassment guidance; the latest under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, issues with reasonable accommodations, retaliation, age discrimination, and harassment; Executive Orders and other newly-implemented rules and regulations of the Trump Administration; medical marijuana and the impact on employers; social media issues in the workplace; and other pending and proposed legislation. » Read More
As employment lawyers, we frequently encounter misconceptions about what qualifies as a “hostile work environment.” It has nothing to do with whether a supervisor or co-worker is simply picking on or being mean to an employee because of a general dislike. » Read More
Our next seminar will update human resource professionals, business owners, and managers on significant recent developments with respect to an employer’s legal obligations regarding FMLA and other leave laws. The seminar will take place Wednesday, June 21, at our office in Allentown. » Read More
As you may recall, late last year we discussed a new Philadelphia law that banned private-sector employers from asking job applicants about their wage and fringe benefits history. The Wage Equity Bill, which was aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women, prohibits asking or requiring an applicant to disclose his/her pay history as well as retaliating against an applicant for not providing such information. » Read More
Regular readers of this blog know that compensatory time off, A.K.A. comp time, is a top wage and hour myth to private sector employers. For more than 30 years, non-exempt public sector employees have been able to accept comp time instead of receiving overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek. » Read More
Regular readers of this blog and attendees of this month’s Lunch and Learn Seminar know that compensatory time off, A.K.A. comp time, is a top wage and hour myth to private sector employers. For more than 30 years, non-exempt public sector employees have been able to accept comp time instead of receiving overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek. » Read More