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Uber takes the high road in response to Philadelphia Taxi lawsuit, attorney says

Michael Carroll Apr. 20, 2016, 12:21pm

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – In arguing that taxi monopolies in urban areas are facing their first competition in years, ride-sharing service Uber has positioned itself as a force of innovation against a backward-looking transportation sector that’s resisting change, according to an attorney and law professor who has authored numerous articles on law and technology.

Pa. companies apprehensive about upward pressure on wages

Michael Carroll Mar. 23, 2016, 9:47am

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision last week to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for state workers and those who work for state contractors raises expectations for boosting the minimum wage for all workers statewide, but employer representatives fear unintended financial consequences of such a move.

NLRB strikes down workplace rule banning employees from recording meetings

Michael Carroll Mar. 21, 2016, 2:02pm

PITTSBURGH - Employers can no longer enact broad policies that prohibit their employees’ use of cell phones and digital cameras to record conversations at company meetings, according to a recent National Labor Relations Board case.