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Fisher Phillips | USA | 27 Jun 2017

New Legislation Allows Philadelphia to Shut Down Local Businesses Who Violate Its Anti-Discrimination Laws

The City of Philadelphia will now have the authority to shut down a business within the city for an undefined “period of time” if the business


Ford & Harrison LLP | USA | 25 May 2017

Federal Judge Rules that Transgender Employee's ADA Claim May Proceed

On May 18, 2017, in the first decision of its kind, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held that transgender people are not categorically barred


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 29 Dec 2016

Look under the tree and there’s a family law case involving evidence

Not terribly exciting but evidence rulings are hard to find and ones where a family law ruling is reversed based on evidence used by the trial judge


Cozen O'Connor | USA | 22 Aug 2016

New GrowerProcessor Regulations Released

On August 18, 2016, the Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Health (“DOH”), Dr. Karen Murphy, announced that the DOH has posted draft temporary


Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 8 Aug 2016

Poor Drafting of Employment Agreements Can Lead to Litigation

A federal district court case decided last week involved an issue we see all too often. In Willis Re, Inc. v. Hearn (E.D. Pa. 2016), a Chief


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 14 Jul 2016

Pennsylvania Court Says Museum Must Waive Admission Fee for Personal Care Assistants

Pennsylvania court rules that a museum violated the ADA when it refused to waive the entry fee for a guest’s personal care assistant. A federal


Dorsey & Whitney LLP | USA | 18 Dec 2015

Can My Website Subject My Business to Liability Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)?

It may come as a surprise that the answer to the above question is yes, or so a number of plaintiffs claim in lawsuits that have been filed recently


Wilson Elser | USA | 22 Sep 2014

Pennsylvania Magistrate Judge recommends that plaintiff’s claims be barred in their entirety by application of the doctrine of collateral estoppel

In the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, applying the doctrine of collateral estoppel, a Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation granting


Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP | USA | 22 Apr 2014

Philadelphia pregnancy accommodation law: notice requirement begins on April 20, 2014

On January 20, 2014, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into effect an amendment to the City's Fair Practices Ordinance: Protections Against


Littler Mendelson PC | USA | 31 Mar 2014

Philadelphia pregnancy accommodation law notice to employees must be posted by April 20, 2014

On or before April 20, 2014, all employers with employees in the City of Philadelphia must post a new notice on pregnancy discrimination from the

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