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HTMLPennsylvania Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Act
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2016, previously published on May 4, 2016
On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed SB 3, the Medical Marijuana Act (the “Act”), into law. The Act will be effective May 17, 2016, and will have implications for employers with employees who become certified medical marijuana patients.

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Issues Employer’s Guide to the FMLA and Revised FMLA Poster
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2016, previously published on May 4, 2016
In April 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a publication titled “The Employer’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act,” along with a revised Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) Poster. The Employer’s Guide is designed to provide...

 

HTMLNew Federal Trade Secret Law
Jeffrey G. Sheldon; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016
Congress has passed, and it is expected that President Obama will sign, a Federal trade secret law.

 

HTMLOffice of Personnel Management Proposes Rule to Delay Criminal History Inquiries in Federal Hiring Process
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2016, previously published on May 4, 2016
On April 29, 2016, the Office of Personnel Management (“OPM”), which sets policy on federal government hiring procedures, issued a proposed rule that would prohibit an agency from inquiring about the criminal history of an applicant for Federal employment until after a conditional offer...

 

HTMLJudge Grants Class Certification in Title III ADA Parking Lot Slope Litigation
Alisa N. Carr; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2016, previously published on May 5, 2016
All persons with qualified mobility disabilities, who were denied the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages or accommodations of any Cracker Barrel store location in the United States on the basis of disability because such persons encountered...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Establish Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 20, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On February 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”), which sets forth a proposed set of rules to implement Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors (the “Executive...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Governor Signs Executive Orders Establishing Protections for LGBT Workers
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On April 7, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed two executive orders that expand protection from discrimination to certain employees within the Commonwealth. These executive orders come in response to the delay of the state legislature’s vote on the Pennsylvania Fairness Act, which...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor’s Draft Final Overtime Rule Moves Closer to Release
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On March 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“DOL”) sent the draft final overtime regulation applicable to “white collar” (executive, administrative and professional) employees to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs within the...

 

HTMLRetaliation Charges Most Common Type of Discrimination Charges Filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016
On February 11, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released a detailed breakdown of the charges of workplace discrimination it received in fiscal year 2015. Retaliation charges were the largest category of charges filed with the agency, making up 44.5% of...

 

HTMLBusinesses Doing Business in Canada—or Planning to—Should File Trademark Applications Now
Jeffrey G. Sheldon; Leech Tishman;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016
Recent Canadian legislation regarding registration of trademarks could cause problems for businesses and brand owners. Bill C-31, an amendment to Canada’s Trademarks Act, removes the requirement of use to obtain a trademark registration. While removing the requirement may simplify the...

 


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