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Pittsburgh Sick Leave Delayed Until At Least March 10, 2016 To Allow Court Challenge

On October 29, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Karen Baillie On October 22, 2015, Court of Common Pleas Judge Joseph James signed an order staying “implementation, application and enforcement” of the new Pittsburgh sick leave ordinance for 60 days. The ordinance is facing a court challenge by the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association and several Pittsburgh restaurants, […]

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New Paid Sick Days Act Applies to Pittsburgh Employers

On October 13, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Karen Baillie The effective date of Pittsburgh’s new sick leave ordinance has been posted — January 11, 2016. This summer, Pittsburgh City Council enacted a new ordinance which requires employers to pay employees up to 40 hours of paid sick leave each year. Council invoked its authority under the Disease […]

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Pennsylvania Court Allows Class Action Against Employer Who Used Only Payroll Cards; Holds Payroll Cards Are NOT “lawful money of the United States”

On August 17, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Karen Baillie In September 2013, SchnaderWorks published “Employers should Proceed With Caution in Using Payroll Cards.” At that time, author Scott Wenner advised that employers should follow the conditions prescribed in the federal Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Regulation E and should be aware that the United States Consumer Financial […]

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