Yesterday, a Pennsylvania federal judge issued this 66-page blockbuster decision, in which he concluded, among other things, that Governor Wolf violated the United States Constitution with orders closing “non-life-sustaining” businesses otherwise and directing Pennsylvanians to stay at home.
The other day, I read this story about a local attorney who appeared in court in person — even though she knew that her young son was at home with COVID-19. Her decision so inflamed the judge that he immediately closed the courtroom and had the sheriff’s deputies remove the lawyer from the courthouse.
But then the president judge then took it one step further.
If I had a nickel for every time that someone asked me to draft a waiver for employees to sign to release COVID-19 workplace claims before they get coronavirus.
Damn! I could get some of those premium gumballs from the peeling-paint red machines just outside the automatic supermarket doors. Ironically, I’d probably have to sign a waiver to use them too.
But, I digress. Continue reading
Based on new legislation introduced yesterday in the Senate, you’d have a better chance of getting through Captain America’s shield than emerging victorious in a lawsuit against a business from which you allegedly contracted COVID-19. Continue reading
I planned to follow up yesterday’s George Floyd post with a rundown of some of the many social media employment casualties featuring workers whose racism was really showing this past week on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Folks, my Google Alerts were pumping out some real doozies!
But that can wait. Continue reading