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Category: Labor and Employment

Schnader Welcomes Six Associates to its New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Offices

On December 12, 2017 by Schnader in Aviation

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to welcome six associates to the firm: Daniel Gross; Meghan Higgins; Brandy Ringer; David Struwe; Brittany Wakim; and Tracy Weinstein. These associates join Schnader in its New York, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh offices. “I am delighted that these strong and experienced attorneys have […]

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Tip-Pooling Expansion on the Horizon

On December 5, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Samantha Banks The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed to roll back regulations enacted in 2011 that limited tip-pooling arrangements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The proposed rule was published December 5 in the Federal Register. The 2011 regulations restricted employers’ tip pool distributions when employers paid […]

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PA Bill Would Ban Nondisclosure Agreements for Sexual Misconduct

On November 17, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett In response to a surge of sexual misconduct allegations throughout the country, Democratic state senators in Pennsylvania on Wednesday announced legislation that would ban agreements that hide the identity of persons accused of sexual assault or harassment. Senate Bill 999 takes aim at nondisclosure agreements (NDAs), in […]

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3rd Circuit Rules Employers Must Pay for Short Breaks

On November 7, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Michael J. Wietrzychowski A recent case in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals serves as an important reminder that employers must pay workers for short breaks.  The opinion by Judge McKee in Secretary United States Department of Labor v. American Future Systems, Inc. d/b/a Progressive Business Publications was issued […]

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