PITTSBURGH — A former broker claims his former employer, Fidelity Brokerage Services, promoted a younger worker from another office to replace him after he was fired without an explanation in April, but the company is refuting those allegations.
For jobs that place real and necessary physical requirements on employees, employers encounter some challenges to maintain those standards without violating laws protecting individuals with disabilities.
CHAMBERSBURG — With more employers using contingent workers, including temporary and part-time staff, a new labor relations decision broadens a collective bargaining rule that makes it easier for these increasingly common alternative workforces to organize.
HARRISBURG – In handing down an “above average” penalty against D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. over allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a welcome result but not in a timely manner, an environmental advocate says.
ERIE — A payment card issuer that’s suing Wendy’s for costs associated with a data breach that began in October argues that the fast-food chain’s tardiness in transitioning to new payment technology makes it liable.
HARRISBURG — The Pocono Community Theater should be exempt from property taxes in Monroe County, the Commonwealth Court ruled in April after concluding that the theater relieves the government’s burden of providing arts and culture activities.
Issues of employers violating federal law by requesting genetic information from their employees don’t come up often, but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has increased its efforts to enforce a relatively new law, a New York attorney says.