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3rd Circuit Rules Employers Must Pay for Short Breaks

On November 7, 2017 by Schnader in

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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3rd Circuit Clarifies Standard in Workplace Harassment Cases

On July 18, 2017 by Schnader in

By Jo Bennett In a decision issued last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit clarified that a single comment may give rise to a claim of workplace harassment.  In its decision, issued in Castleberry v. STI Group, the court reinstated harassment claims brought by two African […]

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Webinar: Effective Loan Documentation for Lenders: How to Deter and Prevent Litigation through Proven Loan Documentation Safeguards

On November 7, 2013 by Schnader in Finance

Schnader attorneys Melissa S. Blanton, vice chair of the firm’s Corporate and Finance Practice Group, and Stephen J. Shapiro, co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group, will be presenting a financial services webinar on November 19 at Noon EST titled “Effective Loan Documentation for Lenders: How to Deter and Prevent Litigation through Proven […]

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Third Circuit Rules that NLRB had no Authority to Act Due to Invalid Recess Appointment

On May 17, 2013 by Schnader in

By Michael J. Wietrzychowski On May 16, 2013, the Third Circuit ruled that President Obama’s recess appointment of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board was invalid, thus leaving two valid appointees to the five-member Board.  The consequence of this decision is that the remaining two-member Board never had the […]

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