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
On May 18, 2017, in the first decision of its kind, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania held that transgender people are not categorically barred
As we have reported in other posts, there have been a disturbing trend in federal district courts to give the EEOC significant latitude in the scope of its investigations.
On April 21, 2011, Judge Terrence F. McVerry of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania denied class certification in Chedwick, et al. v. UPMC dba University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Case No. 07-806 (W.D. Pa. Apr. 21, 2011).
Philadelphia employers should ensure that they are in compliance with the expanded discrimination and retaliation provisions of the City's amended Fair Practices Ordinance, signed into law on March 24, 2011, by Mayor Michael Nutter.
Two members of Philadelphia City Council have introduced a bill that would modify the protections against discrimination under the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance by adding "domestic or sexual violence victim status," "familial status," and "genetic information" as protected classes.