Pennsylvania Employment Law Deskbook, 5th Edition

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  • Start Date:2022-07-31 20:00:00
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  • Topics:Employment & Labor

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Make your job easier with expert analysis & practice tools

  • Detailed breakdown of key state and federal statutes
  • Analysis of pivotal Pennsylvania and Third Circuit decisions—over 2,000 cases cited!
  • Sample interrogatories, document requests, checklists for employers to avoid claims, and tips for handling or attacking workplace investigations

Important updates in this edition

  • the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including:
    • The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    • The Philadelphia Essential Workers Protection Act
    • Post-offer/preemployment medical screening during an epidemic or pandemic
  • the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County extending Title VII’s ban on discrimination to cover sexual orientation, gender identity, and trans-gender status
  • protected classes under the the ADAAA and the PHRA
  • the intersection between the PHRA and the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law
  • medical marijuana use
  • employee non-solicitation/non-hire covenants
  • ERISA disability claims
  • microtargeting in hiring through social networking sites
  • interference with Contractual Relations
  • internal workplace investigations
  • mandatory arbitration programs
  • the Philadelphia Fair Workweek Employment Standards

Summary of Contents

  • Statutory Discrimination (EEO) Protections
  • Theories of Discrimination
  • Other Sources of Statutory Employment Claims
  • Common-Law Rights and Protections
  • Interviewing and Hiring
  • Employee Rights and Investigations
  • Termination of Employment, Reductions in Force
  • Employer Defenses
  • Retaliatory Discharge and Whistleblowers
  • Post-Employment Restrictions
  • Remedies
  • Avoiding Discrimination and Other Employment-Related Claims
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Index of Cases
  • Index of Statutes
  • Subject Index

Edited by Peter J. Ennis, and Winner of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications


Peter J. Ennis Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Pgh)

John C. Artz Esq.
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC (Pgh)

Valerie E. Brown Esq.
Holland & Knight LLP (Phila)

Evan B Caplan Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Phila)

Jennifer Craighead Carey Esq.
Barley Snyder (Lanc)

Clare M. Gallagher Esq.
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC (Pgh)

Abigail M. Green Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Pgh)

David L. Hackett Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Phila)

Derek J. Illar Esq.
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC (Pgh)

Leigh H. McMonigle
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP (Phila)

Mr. Alan M. Pittler Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Pgh)

Thomas D. Rees Esq.
High Swartz LLP (Norristown)

Rachel Fendell Satinsky Esq.
Littler Mendelson PC (Phila)

Marc H. Snyder Esq.
Rosen, Moss, Snyder & Bleefeld, LLP

Janet M. Tarczy Esq.
PA Office of General Counsel

Anna B. Will Kentz Esq.
Temple University

Bryant A. Andrews
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP (Pgh)

Jennifer C. Bell Esq.
Bell & Bell LLP

Jeffrey Campolongo Esq.
Law Office of Jeffrey Campolongo

Thomas J. Cole Jr., Esq.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP (Phila)

Alice Klair Fitzpatrick Esq.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (Phila)

Charli M. Grayson Esq.
Littler Mendelson PC (Phila)

Dr. Anne D. Greene LLM, Esq.
Cozen O'Connor (Pgh)

Adam K. Hobaugh Esq.
Murtagh Hobaugh & Cech

Christopher A. Macey Jr., Esq.
Bell & Bell LLP

Antonia McMasters-Moran

Joseph F Quinn
Cozen O'Connor (Pgh)

Jessica X.Y. Rothenberg
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP (NY)

Joshua L. Schwartz Esq.
Barley Snyder (Lanc)

Lee E. Tankle Esq.

Michael J. Torchia Esq.
Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC

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