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Eric Meyer
PA bill will protect privacy of employee social media passwords

On June 18, 2012, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives introduced the Social Media Privacy Protection Act , which would protect the privacy of employee online user names and passwords. Which PA employers does this bill cover? All of them. More...

Jon Hyman
6th Circuits provides much needed guidance on pleading standards

Today's post is going to be a tad dry, for which I apologize. Its dryness, however, does not belittle the importance of the case I am going to discuss. To file a lawsuit, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure merely require a plaintiff to state...

Abbey Spanier
What Does Independence Day Really Mean?

To most of us, the 4 th of July means a day off from work spent with family and friends, perhaps going to a parade, having a barbeque or watching fireworks. But Independence Day signifies so much more. It not only honors the birthday of our country, but...

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...