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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. » 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.   » Read More