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  1. Stay extended in Erie birth-control caseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The U.S. Supreme Court has extended the Catholic Diocese of Erie's reprieve from the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate. The brief order issued by the court on Monday directed the Erie diocese and the other plaintiffs -- including the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh -- to provide proof of their eligibility for religious accommodations under the Affordable Care Act.


  2. Cybersecurity Standards Apply to Thee, Not MeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... Following an unsuccessful motion to dismiss the unfairness claim, Wyndham appealed to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on the question of whether a company's failure to take reasonable cybersecurity measures constitutes an unfair practice under ...


  3. Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Wind Turbine RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC26

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state's wind turbine construction rules Tuesday, saying they're valid even though regulators didn't develop a report on how the regulations would affect the housing industry. The Public Service Commission in 2012 implemented rules establishing uniform limits on sound levels and shadow flicker, minimum distances between homes and turbines and other construction standards.


  4. Erie School District wins federal appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    Community Country Day School is weighing another avenue of appeal after a federal court upheld the dismissal of its lawsuit seeking nearly $700,000 in tuition payments from the Erie School District. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia on Thursday upheld a U.S. district judge's decision to dismiss a federal lawsuit the Community Country Day School filed against the Erie School District in 2014.


  5. Recent H-2B Program Changes Require Careful Planning by EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    The H-2B program provides visas for temporary, non-agricultural positions to foreign nationals in the United States. Traditionally, employers have used the H-2B program to fill positions whose temporariness can be demonstrated either because the employer has an "intermittent," "seasonal," "one-time occurrence," or "peakload" need.


  6. Supreme Court protects Pennsylvania charities from HHS mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | DFW Catholic

    ... stay from the Supreme Court, a lower court's previous ruling is held back. In February, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the religious service organizations. The plaintiffs applied for an interim stay on the ruling, which was granted ...


  7. Third Circuit Approves Use Of Structured Dismissals Of Chapter 11 Bankruptcies, but RarelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    On May 21, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit approved the settlement and dismissal of chapter 11 bankruptcy cases through a structured dismissal in rare instances. See Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors v.


  8. Justices Take Up Merrill Lynch's Venue IssueRead the original story

    Tuesday | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court will decide a memorabilia company's "naked short selling" claims will play out, the justices said Tuesday. Greg Manning and others sued Merrill Lynch, as well as Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., Knight Capital Americas LP, UBS Securities LLC, E-Trade Capital Markets LLC and National Financial Services LLC, three years ago in New Jersey.


  9. Third Circuit Offers Key Guidance on FMLA Regulations for EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | JD Supra

    Recently, the Third Circuit has issued two opinions that clarify the Family and Medical Leave Act regulations, giving crucial guidance to employers in navigating how to handle employees' leave requests. First, late last month, the Third Circuit ruled that an employee's hospital stay did not constitute an "overnight stay", and therefore did not merit protection under the FMLA.


  10. Delaware Rapid Arbitration ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | JD Supra

    On April 2, 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed legislation enacting the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act which became effective on May 2, 2015. 10 Del.


  11. Reparative therapy is consumer fraud, NJ court saysRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Seattle Gay News

    Reparative therapy for minors was outlawed in New Jersey in 2103, and the law was upheld by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals last year. Reparative therapy for adults was still legal, but the jury's finding now throws its legality into question.


  12. A Cautionary FMLA Tale: "Let Them Fix It Before Firing"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | JD Supra

    Compliance with the Family Medical Leave Act is a daily challenge for employers, as more and more employees seem to take advantage of the right to full and intermittent leave. I often see clients jump to hasty conclusions about FMLA entitlement, or deny leave or terminate employees, without fully analyzing whether they have complied with all of the FMLA's requirements or done a full review of whether the employee was entitled to leave.


  13. S. G. Morrow & Associates, P.A. Makes Family Law News with Rare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | PRWeb

    Attorney Stephanie G. Morrow of S. G. Morrow & Associates, P.A. uses family law expertise to secure significant Rosen fee compensation in the 3rd District Court of Appeals for frivolous, unnecessary legal action. Our law practice is based on the philosophy that clients are our number-one priority, we make you the priority by listening, advising, and supporting you in your legal decisions.


  14. Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Holds Contractor and Subcontractor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that CASPA, 73 P.S. 501-516, "does not apply to a construction project where the owner is a governmental entity." The decision once and for all resolved the issue of whether the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act applies to payment disputes between prime contractors and subcontractors on public works projects, either instead of, or in addition to, the prompt payment provisions of the Commonwealth Procurement Code, 62 Pa.C.S. 3931-3939 .


  15. Arguments made in mortgage registry suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit heard arguments Thursday that could clear the way for Pennsylvania counties to reap tens of millions of dollars from the banking industry's mortgage-registry system. A federal judge in Philadelphia ruled last June that the registry, known as MERS, used its members-only database to illegally circumvent county recorders' offices.


  16. Third Circuit Addresses 'Severe and Pervasive' Workplace BehaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 |

    How "severe" an offensive workplace must be to rise to the level of actionable harassment is an ongoing balancing act by courts in the Third Circuit. While the language courts use is well-known, and comes from U.S. Supreme Court cases, the application of that language is often the subject of nuanced interpretation.


  17. Dismissal Affirmed as Sanction for False Documents and TestimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2012 |

    Falsifying documents in litigation is, of course, strictly prohibited and subject to sanctions. In the recent case of Amfosakyi v.


  18. LA Kings suspend Voynov, already suspended by NHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Daily Record

    The Los Angeles Kings have suspended defenseman Slava Voynov, who missed the final 76 games of the regular season under an NHL suspension. A Kings spokesman confirmed Wednesday night that the move was made several weeks ago after Voynov was injured outside normal hockey training.


  19. NFL concussion awards on hold amid appeals through this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Daily Herald

    Retired NFL players seeking payouts from the potential $1 billion NFL concussion settlement could be waiting until next year based on appeals being weighed this fall. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


  20. INSIGHT-Trucker's bankruptcy exit may roughen road for small creditorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Reuters

    When U.S. companies go bust, bankruptcy laws ensure workers are among the first to get paid. Now an unconventional settlement in an obscure case threatens to turn that guarantee on its head.