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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 11 Jun 2014
ERISA preemption of state law regarding multiemployer health, welfare and retirement benefits
The Pennsylvania General Assembly has given us another opportunity to expand our employee benefit plan boundaries discussion. This time, the
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 16 Jan 2013
Is gas a mineral?
A case pending before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania considers a question that seemingly has been settled in that state for 130 years: Is gas a
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 17 Sep 2012
Who should regulate oil and gas operations, national, state or local government?
Laws and regulations are adopted at all levels of government.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 28 Feb 2012
Establishing that a pension plan creep benefit claim is preempted by ERISA took 19 years in state court don’t let this happen to you
ERISA preemption of state law is complicated, and it gets even murkier in state court.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 22 Jul 2009
Suit against Philadelphia police highlights importance of paying attention to employee internet access
CNN.com is reporting that a group of Philadelphia policemen and women have filed a class action lawsuit in federal court against the Philiadelphia police department for race discrimination on the ground that the department allegedly permitted its white officers, including some of supervisory rank, to maintain a private website that allegedly was used as a forum for racially offensive comments.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 5 Jun 2009
Recent court decision analyzes reach of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Last week, a United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued one of the few decisions thus far to analyze the reach of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 12 Sep 2008
Union's "tagging" tactics violate employee privacy rights
Starting in 2002, in an effort to organize employees at a Cintas Corporation facility in Pennsylvania, UNITE union organizers began recording the license plate numbers of vehicles located in the Cintas parking lot.