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|Additional Information on Pittsburgh’s Paid Sick Days Act|
Ashley R. Hileman, Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
August 24, 2015, previously published on August 19, 2015On August 3, 2015, Pittsburgh City Council voted 7 to 1 in favor of the “Paid Sick Days Act,” legislation which will provide paid sick time to employees working in the City of Pittsburgh. We previously issued an alert regarding its passage. While the effective date has not yet been set,...
|New Law Requires Consistent Tax Basis Reporting|
David J. DelFiandra; Leech Tishman;
August 20, 2015, previously published on August 20, 2015The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 was signed into law on July 31, 2015.
|Non-Practicing Entities Likely to Roll Out More Suits|
Jeffrey G. Sheldon; Leech Tishman;
August 18, 2015, previously published on August 17,2015A decision on August 13, 2015 by the Federal Circuit increases the probability that non-practicing entities, referred to by some as patent trolls, will be rolling out more suits.
|Bankruptcy and Credit Scores|
Crystal H. Thornton-Illar; Leech Tishman;
August 11, 2015, previously published on August 11, 2015An overriding concern of individuals considering bankruptcy is what a bankruptcy will do to their credit score, and rightly so. Credit scores are used to determine whether you qualify for additional credit or, insurance, an apartment, and even a job. Your credit score may also affect how much you...
|Internal Revenue Service Expected to Restrict Discounts on Transfers of Closely-Held Business Interests|
David J. DelFiandra, Stephanie L. Pate; Leech Tishman;
August 6, 2015, previously published on August 5, 2015The Internal Revenue Service has traditionally permitted the value of closely-held or family-owned businesses to be discounted for such things as the lack of marketability, lack of transferability, and lack of voting rights of the business interest when transferring closely held business interests...
|Pittsburgh City Council Expected to Pass Paid Sick Leave Bill on Monday, August 3, 2015|
Linda T. Ambroso; Leech Tishman;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 30, 2015Less than a month after co-sponsors introduced a bill requiring employers in the City of Pittsburgh to offer earned paid sick leave, the City Council is poised to pass an amended version on Monday, August 3, 2015.
|When a Customer Files for Bankruptcy|
Crystal H. Thornton-Illar; Leech Tishman;
August 6, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015You received a notice in the mail that a customer has filed bankruptcy. What should you do? Is there a way to get paid the outstanding balance? Can you continue communications with the customer? Do you have to continue to supply product or services to this customer?
|ADA Title III Lawsuit Filed Challenging the Accessibility of a Public Accommodation’s Website|
Alisa N. Carr; Leech Tishman;
August 5, 2015, previously published on August 3, 2015On July 31, 2015, Robert Jahoda, represented by Carlson Lynch, a Pittsburgh-based law firm, filed a lawsuit against Foot Locker, Inc. asking the District Court to find a valid claim of discrimination under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) when a public...
|Most Independent Contractors are Misclassified, Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Says|
Lisa M. Schonbeck; Leech Tishman;
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015On July 15, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2015-1 asserting its position that the majority of workers classified as independent contractors are, in reality, employees covered under the...
|New EPA Guidance Documents on Vapor Intrusion|
Vincent S. Oleszkiewicz; Leech Tishman;
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 08, 2015In June 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“US EPA”) released two highly anticipated technical guidance documents regarding the assessment and mitigation of vapor intrusion. These separate but complementary documents replace the US EPA’s 2002 Draft Guidance...