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In a 14-3 vote last week, Philadelphia City Council approved sweeping changes to the ways local employers can schedule work, hire new employees, and pay their workers.

It’s kind of a big deal.

And with Mayor Kenney chomping at the bit to sign the legislation, here’s what employers need to know about Philadelphia’s New Fair Workweek rules. Continue reading

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Yes, even NASA gets sued for discrimination from time to time. Continue reading


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Remember the employer that got socked with a six-figure jury award when it refused to allow a cashier to consume two bottles of orange juice from the store’s refrigerator to avoid slipping into diabetic shock?

Welp, that employer apparently has not yet mastered the Americans with Disabilities Act. Continue reading


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On most days, I blog for you, my readers, to educate you on new legal issues and to keep you ahead of the HR-compliance curve.

This is not most days.

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I just finished binging the first season of Narcos: Mexico on Netflix, which was awesome! Set in the 1980s, the show explores the growth of the cartel drug trade in Mexico. During one of the episodes, some of the main drug dealers discuss how it is inevitable that marijuana will become legalized.

And how right they were! Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”