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Eric Meyer
Paid sick leave now in effect in Philadelphia

As of July 1, 2012, covered employers in Philadelphia are now required to afford sick leave to certain employees. Here is a copy of the new law. You'll also need to read this bill to have any chance at making heads or tails of the new sick-leave requirements...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Workplace Email: The Devil Made Me Do It

People manage email in different ways. Some of us use our Inbox as a task list, filing everything that does not need attention. Others use their Inbox as a storage site for any email that they may ever want to refer to again. You can imagine which group...

Eric Meyer
Healthcare, what? Eyeball 3 other pending employment law bills

I heard that there was some Supreme Court decision last week about healthcare. Want the scoop? Google it. They zig, I'll zag with the scoop on some other pending employment-law legislation of which employers should take note. Courtesy of the...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
U.S.S.C. to Hear FLSA Appeal of "Terrible" 3d Cir. Decision

The Internet is buzzing with discussions of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act today. Many, many lawyers far better versed than I are typing their little hearts out as I write this post and I'm happy to leave the analysis...

Robin Shea
5 reasonable accommodations an employer never dreamed it would have to make

I know you're all poring over the Affordable Care Act, now that we have to comply with it , and trying to decide whether Chief Justice John Roberts is an evil turncoat, or a hero, or a "double agent" for the ACA's opponents . . . or...

Peter Lareau
Lareau on Knox v. SEIU: A Mortal Wound?

SUMMARY : This Emerging Issues Analysis suggests that the importance of this case lies not in the conclusion the Court reached about special assessments for public sector unions, but in what the decision portends for the heretofore routine procedures...