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Ruling adds uncertainty for contractors working for governments

Robert Lawson Aug. 30, 2016, 1:57pm

HARRISBURG — It will be more difficult for contractors in Pennsylvania to collect payments and legal fees from local and state government agencies withholding payment in bad faith after a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision. 

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review franchisor as possible statutory employer

Russell Boniface Aug. 15, 2016, 9:20am

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear a workers' compensation case to decide if a franchisor is liable as a statutory employer for injuries sustained by a franchisee employee.

Unknowns surround ballot question on judges' retirement age as deadlines loom

Carrie Salls Aug. 10, 2016, 12:47pm

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider on an emergency basis a lawsuit challenging the language to be used in a ballot question regarding the mandatory retirement age for judges in the state.