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5 Things that will make your lawyer cringe From time to time, well-meaning clients will contact us after attempting to handle their legal issues on their own. Here are some things to avoid that will help you in the long run. 1. Signing a Lengthy and Complicated Contract without Reading it or Getting it Reviewed […]
If you are an employer in Pennsylvania, you should have a handbook and/or a policies and procedures manual. This Employee Handbook or Manual will be your “get-out-of-jail-free” card if and when an employee sues you down the road. Perhaps, “get-out-of-jail-free” is a bit much to expect of a handbook, but the manual is almost always […]
On February 16, 2016 Senate Bill 166, also known as the Second Chance bill, was signed into law. This new law chances existing law about how certain criminal history information can be used, and more importantly, seals certain criminal history information from public disclosure. Non-violent 2nd degree and 3rd degree misdemeanor records can be sealed from […]
Pennsylvania law allows prospective employers very limited use of criminal history in the application process. The Criminal History Record Information Act, or CHRIA, allows an employer to use only conviction data for misdemeanors and felonies and only “to the extent to which they relate to the applicant’s suitability for employment in the position for which […]
Many times, people will not think about their private, short-term or long-term disability plan until after something happens to them. Only then, do they find out whether the plan they’ve been paying for all those years is any good or not. Disability Benefits The first thing a person who is applying for short-term or long-term […]
By Menges & McLaughlin, P.C. of Menges & McLaughlin, P.C. posted in Employment Law on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Previously, in a PA employment law blog, I addressed restrictive covenants including non-competition clauses in such agreements. Here, I want to focus on the mechanism to enforce them. More and more frequently I am seeing employers […]