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

By Michael Carroll | Apr 20, 2016

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

By Michael Carroll | Mar 23, 2016

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

By Michael Carroll | Mar 21, 2016

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.

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