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

On March 10, 2016 by Schnader in

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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Schnader Sponsors Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic 3rd Annual Angel Capital Expo

On October 27, 2015 by Schnader in News

By Elliot Dater Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis is a sponsor of the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic 3rd Annual Angel Capital Expo. Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest angel investor network. Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic has chapters in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C.  Schnader’s Pittsburgh office is the host sponsor […]

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Philadelphia Employers: Notice to Employees of Pregnancy Related Accommodations

On April 4, 2014 by Schnader in

By Rebecca Lacher Under the Fair Practices Ordinance enacted earlier this year and discussed here, Philadelphia employers have less than three weeks to provide individual written notification to employees that affirms the right of employees to be free from discrimination and to receive reasonable accommodations in relation to pregnancy, childbirth and […]

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Philadelphia ordinance requires reasonable accommodation for pregnancy and childbirth

On February 14, 2014 by Schnader in

By Anne Kane On January 20, 2014, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed an amendment to the Philadelphia Code, expanding protection of pregnant employees in the workplace. The ordinance requires Philadelphia employers to make reasonable accommodations for female employees “affected by pregnancy” regardless of whether those employees are “disabled.” This means […]

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