Articles + Updates

GROUP BLOG: Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk

To many, employee wellness programs seem like a win-win for both employees and employers: employees are happier and healthier, and ...
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GROUP BLOG: Poorly written social media policies can lead to NLRA violations

For better or worse, social media gives every person a powerful way to express his or her thoughts. Employers have ...
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/ Insights, Joseph L. Gordon

Objective performance evaluations and progressive discipline help minimize exposure

Article by Douglas Hart The soaring number of charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and employment-related litigation ...
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GROUP BLOG: Tips for minimizing liability when disciplining an employee following a leave of absence under the FMLA

With increasing frequency, employees are bringing “FMLA retaliation” lawsuits against employers when they are disciplined, particularly when the discipline results ...
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/ Insights, Joseph L. Gordon

LEGAL UPDATE: Proposal to amend PA Dormant Oil and Gas Act would benefit both landowners and drillers

By: Jennifer L. Beresky, Esq. On January 21, 2015, House Bill 67 was referred to the Environmental Resources and Energy ...
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/ Insights, Jennifer L. Beresky

GROUP BLOG: Must employees disclose their religion to their employers? It depends: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.

Later this month, Abercrombie & Fitch, the brand made for the “popular kids”, will have its chance to argue that ...
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GROUP BLOG: The EEOC’s mandatory duty to conciliate discrimination claims under question in EEOC v. Mach Mining

On Jan. 13, the Supreme Court heard arguments in EEOC v. Mach Mining, a case that could tame, what some ...
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ATTORNEY BLOG: OSHA may be expanding its recordkeeping requirements to match its five-year retention policy

By: Cressinda “Chris” D. Schlag, Esq. During the first week of December, OSHA held a meeting with the Advisory Committee ...
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ATTORNEY BLOG: Pa. Governor-elect’s policy changes to impact natural gas industry

By: Jennifer L. Beresky, Esq. In a decisive election this past November, Democrat Tom Wolf defeated sitting Pennsylvania governor and ...
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/ Insights, Jennifer L. Beresky

ATTORNEY BLOG: What you need to know about OSHA’s intensifying focus on fracking operations

By: Cressinda “Chris” D. Schlag, Esq. Over the past couple of years, OSHA has intensified its focus on the oil ...
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