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Nov 07, 2017

John Lushis Presents at 2017 RE3 Conference

John F. Lushis, Jr., a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Economic Development Law Group, presented at the 2017 RE3 Conference from November 1 to November 3 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.  He and Brett W. Cox of TRC Environmental Corporation presented “Bethlehem Works and Commerce Center at 20 Years,” providing insights from both an owner’s and consultant’s perspective that are relevant today; how and why key decisions were made, how they were implemented, and acknowledge the key roles of all stakeholders; and demonstrating the value to the Bethlehem-Allentown region twenty years later.» Read More

May 05, 2015

New Philadelphia Ordinance Mandates Paid Sick Leave

As previously detailed on this blog, President Obama has endorsed proposed federal legislation that would mandate paid sick leave for employees. He has also called on states and municipalities to pass similar bills that would impact businesses both large and small. While Governor Wolf has followed suit by proposing paid sick leave for those who work for Pennsylvania businesses with fifty (50) or more employees, Philadelphia has gone a step further.» Read More

May 15, 2014

Amended Philadelphia Ordinance Expands Protections for Pregnant Employees in the Workplace

Earlier this year, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an amendment to the city’s Fair Practices Ordinance expanding protections for pregnant women beyond those afforded to them by the state and federal laws.  Click here to read an article George Hlavac and John Buckley wrote, discussing how this amendment changes the requirements for Philadelphia employers.  If you have any questions about this article or any other employment-related matter, please email George at or John at» Read More


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