HARRISBURG – A former solicitor for the attorney general of Pennsylvania who claimed she was fired for making whistleblower reports on her bosses’ allegedly illicit activities has lost her third, and likely final, complaint in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth Court has vacated an injunction that prohibited transportation network companies (TNCs), including appellant Lyft Inc., from operating in the city of Philadelphia, according to an opinion entered on Oct. 31.
HARRISBURG – The state Commonwealth Court recently affirmed dismissal of a complaint filed by a doctor against the Abington School District after its school board limited his time to speak at a school board meeting.
The Commonwealth Court of The Pennsylvania has upheld a common pleas court's order that vacated a grievance arbitration award reinstating a teacher to his position following sexual harassment allegations.
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a Dec. 8, 2016 State Civil Service Commission order dismissing a discrimination and retaliation claim filed by a former probationary seasonal liquor store clerk against the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, according to an opinion entered Sept. 25.
HARRISBURG – After the June 14 opinion filed by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania affirming the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas' judgment that the Philadelphia beverage tax is constitutional, one attorney contends that the decision is well-reasoned.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has affirmed a trial court’s decision granting the Allegheny County Prison Employee Union’s right to deny scheduling preferences to an employee over more senior workers.
PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth Court has affirmed a Workers' Compensation Appeal Board ruling related to the validity of insurer Independence Blue Cross’ subrogation lien against medical benefits provided by the city of Philadelphia to a city firefighter, according to a July 3 order.
HARRISBURG — A state appeals court has affirmed an earlier ruling splitting the ownership of two contested properties between the city of Chester and a local couple who have been operating a business on the properties for more than 60 years.
HARRISBURG – Driller John D. Branch's permit to drill underneath an active refinery, including a tank holding millions of gallons of gasoline, has been upheld despite concerns the “fracking” could cause a catastrophe.
HARRISBURG – An Upper Merion Township School District bus driver who failed a random drug test under what an arbitrator deemed “unique circumstances” will get her job back, according to a June 23 ruling issued by the Commonwealth Court.
HARRISBURG – The Commonwealth Court on June 8 reversed a lower court’s decision sustaining CenturyLink Communications' and numerous telephone providers' objections to the County of Butler’s complaints about payments for 911 services.
HARRISBURG — The state Commonwealth Court has reversed an Unemployment Compensation Board of Review ruling that denied benefits to a claimant based on the board’s assertion that she was self-employed, according to an opinion filed June 14.