In Pennsylvania, as in most states, an employee without a
contract for a specific term of employment is deemed an at-will
employee. Subject to certain exceptions ( e.g. , discrimination,
violations of public policy), an at-will employee can be terminated...
case of first impression in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which
covers PA, NJ, DE, and USVI, the court ruled that a supervisor in a public
agency may be subject to personal liability under the Family and Medical Leave Act . The court...
Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board announced in this press release that it had issued a second social-media
report to help provide further guidance to practitioners and human resource
professionals. The social-media memo, a copy of which...
Well, at least that's what a federal court recently told
a defendant-employer in this ruling .
In Tompkins v. Detroit Metropolitan Airport , the
plaintiff suffered a slip-and-fall and later claimed back and other injuries.
She sued her employer...
Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor published new
fact sheets on its website. Employers and employees alike will want to check
is a link to the FLSA fact sheet . This fact sheet provides general
information concerning the FLSA's...
That's right folks. It's time for another edition of
"Fact or Fiction" a/k/a "Quick Answers to Quick Questions"
a/k/a QATQQ f/k/a "I don't feel like writing a long blog post". So,
let's get right to today's...
Back in 2005, a Pennsylvania federal court recognized in
this opinion that an employee's FMLA rights become sacrosanct upon
requesting FMLA -- even if the employee is not yet FMLA-eligible --
provided that the employee has satisfied all