PHILADELPHIA - A lawsuit filed Feb. 25 in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against the Philadelphia School District and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) challenges a provision in the collective bargaining agreement that allows teachers to perform union work on school time.
HARRISBURG - Local gun laws in Pittsburgh will remain on the books, at least until the constitutionality of recently passed legislation has been decided, according to an order Monday from an Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas judge.
PHILADELPHIA - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week regarding the legality of a grand jury investigation into perjury allegations against state Attorney General Kathleen Kane.
HARRISBURG - After nearly 20 years of filing constant litigation over one injury, a Pennsylvania man has been ordered to pay the attorneys fees for his former employer by the Commonwealth Court, in a move that the high court hopes will discourage future filings.
PHILADELPHIA – The New York Daily News is claiming more than $75,000 is at stake in a libel lawsuit brought by a Philadelphia firefighter whose picture was used in the publication’s article about an alleged sex scandal.