Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers
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Exceptional Employment Lawyer! 30 Years of Dedicated Counsel & Representation!
Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
In 36 years of practice, Steve has been at the forefront of both fighting for, and expanding, the rights of employees who are the victims of abuse of power by their employees and who have had their civil rights violated. Examples include: trying the first case ever televised in a federal court of the United States in 1991; bringing the first case ever filed under CEPA – the NJ whistle-blower law; establishing the legal precedent that investigators in claims...
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I was trained by the large firms in both corporate...
Pennsylvania Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
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After graduation from Penn State law school, Jared served as the Senior Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Jennifer Harlacher Sibum of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas. During his tenure as a law clerk, Jared developed and utilized the research, writing, and analytical skills which are required of a successful attorney. Jared was also able to actively participate in several areas of law, including criminal, civil, family law, and civil forfeiture matters. He was active in the Monroe County Bar Association, and became a source of advice for...
Experienced & Skilled Employment Law Attorney! Exceptional Representation!
Pennsylvania Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
A Trustee of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, Norman is also past President of the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP), past Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is past President of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) and Council and Trustee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia...
In 1994, Mr. Sacks purchased his employer's assets and launched Sacks Weston Diamond, LLC. The firm handles personal injury, medical malpractice, maritime matters, and significant efforts were devoted to toxic tort and environmental contamination litigation.
Sacks Weston Diamond, LLC pioneered N.O.R.M. litigation, which resulted in the largest, single-landowner...
Michelle's experience extends from disciplinary actions to worker's compensation to UC appeals. She has practiced in the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC), Public Employment Relation Commission (PERC), Civil Service Commission (CSC), Office of Administrative Law (OAL), and the Merit System Board (MSB). When it comes to worker's compensation,...
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Problems in the workplace?
Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.
This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.
Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.
Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.
Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.
Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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