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Nov 20, 2017

Third Circuit: Imprecise Release Allows FMLA Claims to Survive

Imagine that an employee of yours gets injured at work.  He files a claim for workers’ compensation, goes out on leave, and returns to work two weeks later.  Two weeks after that, the employee is fired for a policy violation.  Several months later, the employee signs a Compromise and Release Agreement (“C&R”) to settle his workers’ compensation claims.  » Read More

Mar 10, 2017

Dispelling the 10 Biggest Wage and Hour Myths

On what seems like a daily basis, I receive a phone call from a client or prospective client who is confused about some aspect of wage and hour law.  Myths and urban legends abound in this area of the law.  Passed on from person to person and company to company, the more they are repeated, the more believable they become.  » Read More

Mar 10, 2017

Dispelling the 10 Biggest Wage and Hour Myths – Part II

I’m happy to report (at least from the standpoint of my own safety) that I was unable to find any evidence last night of the existence of a Big Foot or Sasquatch roaming the neighborhoods of Orefield, Pennsylvania.  That said, let’s continue on with the second half of the biggest wage and hour myths. » Read More

Jan 14, 2016

2016 Employment Law Breakfast Series

Norris McLaughlin will be hosting a series of free breakfast seminars which will highlight timely legal developments and managerial concerns in labor and employment law. These seminars will provide crucial information for human resource professionals, business owners, and in-house lawyers responsible for employment law matters.  » Read More

Aug 18, 2015

The Importance of Properly Training Supervisors

A recent article in the New York Times addresses the fast-paced, ultra-challenging work environment of corporate giant Amazon.  While not choosing sides in the debate regarding whether the rewards are worth the personal sacrifices necessary to succeed at Amazon, the article  describes multiple accounts of workers who suffered from cancer, miscarriages and other personal crises, who said they had been evaluated unfairly or edged out rather than given time to recover in Amazon’s intense and seemingly cut-throat workplace.  » Read More