Following the UK General Election the Conservative Party has won a majority of at least 76 seats in the House of Commons, its biggest election victory since 1987. With one constituency left to declare at the time of writing, the Conservatives have 364 seats, Labour 203, the SNP 48, the Liberal Democrats 11, the DUP 8, Sinn Fein 7, Plaid Cymru 4, the SDLP 2, the Green Party 1, the Alliance Party 1, and the Brexit Party 0.
With a significant majority the new Conservative Government appears to be on…Continue Reading
The below article of mine recently appeared in the November/December, 2014 edition of the Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine and is republished here with permission. Hope you enjoy it:‘Tis the Season…Continue Reading
Judge Furman: Interlocutory Appeals More Appropriate In MDL Context, Where Cases Are More Commonly Settled, Precluding Ordinary Appellate Review
A HOLIDAY GIFT FROM TORT TALK: Complimentary Copy of the Tort Talk 2019 Civil Litigation Update Booklet
Ethereum Fork Successful, Solutions Target Sneakers and Browsers, EU and NY Consider Regulations, Enforcement Actions Continue
The upcoming Securities and Exchange Commission open meeting for December 18, 2019 will now address additional rulemaking.
The SEC will consider whether to propose Rule 13q-1 and an amendment to…Continue Reading
Christmas Comes Early for Employers at the NLRB — New Election Procedures That Give Employers a Greater Opportunity to Mount Legal Challenges to Election Petitions and to Effectively Campaign Against Unionization
NLRB Delivers A “Holiday Gift” To Employers: New Union Election Timelines
On December 13, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule revising the Obama-era union election…Continue Reading
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Finally Kills The Fluctuating Workweek Doctrine in Pennsylvania, Ruling That The “Half-Time” Method Violates The Minimum Wage Act
In the first two posts in this series, I looked at the law around workplace attitudes which might stem from some form of disability. But what if your employee is…Continue Reading