U.S. Courts have reached some interesting decisions relating to employment law. Recently, the following cases have been reported. THE HELPFUL PERSONNEL OFFICE The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a human resources representative engaged in protected activity under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when she referred a coworker Read More

August 17, 2015: Northwestern Football players will not be able to unionize the NLRB ruled today in a unanimous decision declining to assert jurisdiction over the case. The NLRB left for the future the question of unionization. The Board did not say the grant in aid athletes were not employees, just that they did Read More

Bargain shoppers may need to look a little further for deals, as Family Dollar threatens to close 370 stores and issue employee layoffs. This article in Forbes discusses the possibility that closures could help the value-brand chain make a comeback. Although the company has made no announcements about any of the Central Pennsylvania locations Read More

Entrepreneurs working to open their business’ doors to the public find themselves working just as hard to get to the next stage quickly – finding all the ways to keep those doors open, the manufacturing going, and the services flowing. Often, the big push to get your product or service to market can, as Read More

As experienced employment law attorneys in State College, Pennsylvania, we are constantly watching for any updates that concern matters in the workplace. Recently, the U.S. Senate approved a ban on discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The vote was 64 to 32, showing bipartisan support—obviously rare for any issue Read More

Our office is located in State College, Pennsylvania—a college town—just down the street from Penn State University. There are many interns working in businesses nearby, as well as across the state. As a business and employment law attorney in State College, I thought nearby businesses should know about a recent article from ABC News Read More