The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law

The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that under the Constitution’s 11th Amendment, a state-affiliated educational institution is immune from suit over the FMLA’s self-care provisions.

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The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has approved sub-dividing groups of older workers so some may bring age discrimination claims even if the layoffs overall did not generally discriminate against older workers.

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Make sure you can show you disciplined an employee because of her behavior, not her complaints.

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Employers that don’t immediately address allegations of sexual harassment—and stop it—will have a hard time defending themselves in court.

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefit Security Agency has filed suit against the now defunct Wind Turbine Solutions.

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Patterned after a first of its kind Massachusetts law, the ordinance bars employers from asking an employee’s salary history.

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St. Vincent’s Health Center in Erie has agreed to settle charges it failed to provide a religious accommodation for six employees who refused to take influenza vaccines for religious reasons.

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Remind supervisors that under the law, they can be held personally liable for wage-and-hour violations.

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While “locker room” talk may have been in the news lately, that doesn’t mean women have to put up with it.

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Private disputes tha spill into the workplace can spell trouble if discord spirals out of control.

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