The HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law

An exotic dancer at Philadelphia’s Gold Club can sue under the Fair Labor Standards Act, following a ruling by a federal appeals court panel.

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A former roadway programs coordinator with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has appealed his firing to the state Supreme Court in hopes of being reinstated.

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Employees on FMLA leave aren’t entitled to reinstatement if they can’t perform the essential functions of their jobs.

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That effort ran into a roadblock recently when it lost a big case.

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If you have a policy on terminating employees who are out on leave, be sure to issue reminders about the rule and the timeline.

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Such an agreement can be the kiss of death if it’s anything like one recently reviewed by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals.

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The Pennsylvania Superior Court has concluded that the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act may include an unpaid intern as a covered employee under the act.

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Before you decide to change the reason why you discharged a worker, consider the possible impact of a potential lawsuit.

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Disabled employees who quit when their employer refuses to consider possible reasonable accommodations may have a constructive discharge claim under the ADA.

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The Philadelphia Parking Authority has fired Executive Director Vincent Finerty, Jr., after sexual harassment charges came to light.

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