Articles ArchiveCourt Rules That Public Employer May Search Text Messages Sent and Received at Workplace
June 17, 2010
A recent court case makes clear that the right to privacy of public employees’ electronic communications at the workplace is severely limited such that their employer most likely could read that communication without violating the U.S. Constitution.Highlights on Health Care Reform Legislation
May 20, 2010
In March, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and an accompanying reconciliation bill) into law. This new law will make dramatic changes to this country’s health care system. Here is what you need to know... Form 990-N E-Postcard Due May 17, 2010 For Small Calendar Year Tax-Exempts, Including Labor Unions
May 12, 2010
In the Fall of 2007, we wrote to our clients about a brand new filing requirement for small tax-exempt organizations, including labor unions.State Budget Impasse: The Political Question Doctrine, Statutory Interpretation and Federal Pre-Emption
March 9, 2010
The Legal Intelligencer Supplement - Top Cases of 2010Philadelphia Union Lawyers Secure Hard-won Victory for Pennsylvania Public Employees Deprived of Pay During Budget Clashes
December 30, 2009
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Rendell Administration's "Payless Paydays" a Violation of The Fair Labor Standards ActFinal Approval Granted In Johnson v. Pennsylvania Agency of Nurses
December 1, 2009
On July 7, 2008, Willig, Williams & Davidson partner Bruce M. Ludwig filed a class action lawsuit in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County against the Pennsylvania Agency of Nurses on behalf of a group of home care workers employed by that agency.
Final Approval Granted in Bethune v. Maxim Healthcare Services
October 30, 2009
On May 5, 2008, Willig, Williams & Davidson partner, Bruce M. Ludwig, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a group of home health care workers employed by Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc in Pennsylvania.
Court Certifies Wage & Hour Class Action in Bishop, et al. v. Lee's Industries, Inc.
October 23, 2009
On October 23, 2009, the Court of Common Pleas certified the lawsuit filed by Willig, Williams & Davidson employment law attorney Bruce M. Ludwig as a class action.
Richard Poulson Labor Attorney Quoted Regarding Employment Discrimination
July 1, 2009
The City of Philadelphia this year quietly paid out $275,000 to settle claims by five white firefighters that they had been discriminated against in the promotion process.
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