PHILADELPHIA – According to a federal court, a former plasterer with the Philadelphia Housing Authority was not able to prove a residency requirement associated with an in-house role was the pretext for his employment termination.
PHILADELPHIA – A city councilman has won summary judgment in a complaint alleging he violated a real estate company’s constitutional right to equal protection by improperly influencing the sale of City-owned land, and depriving the plaintiff of the opportunity to participate in a competitive bidding process.
PHILADELPHIA – A federal appeals court determined a female employee was not discriminated against based on her gender, when she was not selected for the position of Director of Railroad Service Operations at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).
PHILADELPHIA – Law enforcement authorities in Allegheny County did not violate a Swissvale man’s constitutional rights, in denying an application regarding the restoration of his right to own firearms.
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana federal judge could have drastically changed the economics of collegiate athletics if he'd sided with three University of Pennsylvania athletes, a North Carolina attorney says, but instead he ruled they are not employees of the university.
PHILADELPHIA – Attorneys for a number of rowing organizations and the City of Philadelphia want a granting of summary judgment and the dismissal of claims brought by a woman who was allegedly injured in her volunteer work with those groups.