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宾夕法尼亚州要求政府承包商使用电子验证

2012年6月30日,宾夕法尼亚州立法机关通过了第637号参议院法案,该法案将要求公共工程承包商和分包商 受《宾夕法尼亚州现行工资法》约束 (本质上,建设项目的估计成本 is at least $25,000)  to use  E-Verify to confirm that their employees are 法律允许在美国工作。  Violators of the new law 是 subject to progressive penalties including … 继续阅读

宾夕法尼亚州公务员法典已针对招聘和晋升标准进行了修订

大会通过了三项法案,修改了《一级乡镇法》,《自治市镇法》和《三级城市法》的公务员制度规定。州长汤姆·科贝特(Tom Corbett)已将一级城镇和三级城市法规的修订案签署为法律,并有望签署对自治市镇代码的修订案。通常,这些… 继续阅读

宾夕法尼亚州工人掩盖的某些癌症由消防员保护’ Compensation Act

该帖子也由Bailey E. Ax和Joseph C. Rudolf撰写。宾夕法尼亚州州长汤姆·科贝特(Tom Corbett)在7月7日(星期四)签署了第797号众议院法案,将其修正为工人’《补偿法》(“ WCA”)涵盖了因暴露于某些已知致癌物而罹患癌症的消防员的保险。值得注意的是,这些新规定允许消防员… 继续阅读

费城加入了禁止对就业申请进行逮捕和定罪调查的运动

On April 13, 2011, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed a new city ordinance 那 bans Philadelphia employers from asking applicants about 其 convictions during the initial phases of the hiring process and precludes them from ever asking about arrests which failed to result in a conviction. Due to become effective on July 12, 2011, the Fair Criminal Record Screenings … 继续阅读

宾夕法尼亚市政养老金体系的最佳实践标准

联合国大会于2009年第44号法案中废除了具有里程碑意义的立法,旨在缓解宾夕法尼亚州整个城市,尤其是费城和匹兹堡的市政府的巨大财务压力,大会对英联邦的每个市政养老金计划都制定了一套最佳实践标准。 第44号法案包含了市政养老金体系对专业人员使用的全面变革… 继续阅读

宾夕法尼亚州人际关系委员会提出政策指导,假定雇主在使用犯罪记录信息时会进行不同的影响力歧视

This post was also written by Miriam S. Edelstein. The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (“PHRC”) has proposed “Policy Guidance” stating 那 it intends to treat an employer’s rejection of an African-American or Hispanic applicant because of his or her criminal record as presumptive evidence 那 the employer is discriminating against the applicant in violation of the … 继续阅读

State Aid Available for DROP Participants Who 是 Actively Employed

This post was also written by Scott E. Blissman. The Supreme Court has recently declined to review the Commonwealth Court’s 2008 holding 那 a municipality properly included officers 那 had entered into a deferred retirement plan in the municipality’s calculation for state pension aid. In a time when municipal pension funds have been devastated by market … 继续阅读

对于公务员晋升,市政当局必须选择得分最高的申请人

This post was also written by Scott E. Blissman. The Supreme Court has declined to review the Commonwealth Court’s 2008 holding 那 a Borough was statutorily required to promote the top-scoring candidate on its eligibility list. Accordingly, the Court found 那 the Borough erred when it promoted a lower-scoring candidate, who was in the top three … 继续阅读

雇主在禁止户外吸烟之前必须与工会进行讨价还价

This post was also written by Scott E. Blissman. In a recent decision by the Pennsylvania 劳动关系 Board (“Board”), the Board found 那 a public employer committed an unfair labor practice by prohibiting its unionized 雇员 from smoking in outdoor work spaces. This case represents the Board’s attempt to balance its longstanding case law requiring employers … 继续阅读

刺激计划扩展并增强了COBRA的好处

This post was also written by Scott E. Blissman. In light of the economic downturn, public employers have been forced to consider and, in some cases, to implement layoffs as part of a greater labor cost reduction strategy to address lost tax and other revenues. While it is always a difficult decision to furlough 雇员, the … 继续阅读
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