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Category: Labor and Employment

Schnader Welcomes Back Labor and Employment Partner Jo Bennett

On March 15, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to welcome back labor and employment partner Jo Bennett to the firm’s Philadelphia office. Prior to returning to Schnader, Ms. Bennett was a partner at Stevens & Lee.   “We are thrilled to welcome Jo back to Schnader,” said Litigation Department chair Sam […]

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Philadelphia’s “Ban the Box” Ordinance Now Applies to All Private Employers

On March 10, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Anne E. Kane New amendments to the Philadelphia “Ban the Box” ordinance, signed into law by former Mayor Nutter in January, will take effect on March 14, 2016. The current law, also known as the “Fair Criminal Records Screening” ordinance, prohibits private employers with 10 or more employees in Philadelphia […]

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EEOC Files its First Sexual Orientation Suits Under Title VII

On March 7, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Rachel A.H. Horton The EEOC has filed its first lawsuits accusing employers of gender bias for discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation. The complaints are grounded in the theory that the protections in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibit discrimination based on […]

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Amended Regulations for NYC Earned Sick Time Act Imposing New Recordkeeping and Policy Mandates Become Effective March 4

On February 26, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Employers covered by New York City’s Earned Sick Leave Act will be expected to comply with new requirements and will be subject to a re-interpretation of parts of this law when newly published regulations take effect on March 4. These new rules, announced by the New York […]

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