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Employment Law Posts

Responding to Employee Accommodation Requests under the ADA: Navigating the Interactive Process

Posted February 20, 2020

By Jeffrey P. Burke, Esquire A common question many employers face is, “how do we respond to a workplace accommodation request under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?”  Like many legal questions, the answer starts with “it depends …” Simply put, employers responding to accommodation requests must navigate a host of legal issues, including understanding […]

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Discovery of Social Media in Pennsylvania: Be Careful What You Post Online

Posted November 13, 2019

By Jeffrey Burke, Esquire As social media has become an integral part of our personal and professional lives, it should come as no surprise that social media is playing an increasingly important role in litigation.  A growing body of Pennsylvania court decisions is providing guidance regarding when and how litigants can obtain social media posts […]

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Department of Labor Announces New Standards Affecting Overtime Pay for Salaried Employees

Posted October 30, 2019

By Jeffrey P. Burke, Esquire The Department of Labor recently announced new overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that the Department estimates will make over 1.3 million salaried U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay. The FLSA generally requires employers to pay employees who work more than 40 hours in a week overtime […]

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Women’s Soccer Brings Focus to the Equal Pay Discussion

Posted July 12, 2019

By Ryan M. Messina, Law Clerk, and Jess M. Simon, Esquire- The U.S. women’s national team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to again win the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This event has brought the issues of compensation discrimination to the forefront of the employment discrimination discussion.[1] On March 8, 2019, 28 members of the 2015 […]

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Patrick J. Gallo, Jr. Elected to CVC Board of Directors

Posted July 31, 2018

MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Patrick J. Gallo, Esq. has been elected to the Board of the Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County. The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC) is a nonprofit agency providing free, immediate, and confidential crisis response and compassionate support to children and adults impacted by […]

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Jess M. Simon to Present at Greater West Chester Chamber’s Business Owners in the Know Discussion

Posted April 9, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, MacElree Harvey employment & benefits litigation attorney, Jess M. Simon will be a featured panelist for the Greater West Chester Chamber’s Business Owners in the Know: “Sexual Harassment Avoidance” discussion. The program is designed to provide individuals with practical information and tools to keep their organization from joining others next […]

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MacElree Harvey Welcomes Labor & Employment Attorney Jess M. Simon

Posted June 7, 2017

June, 2017 MacElree Harvey, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Jess M. Simon has joined the firm’s Employment practice as an Of Counsel. Ms. Simon will divide her time between the firm’s West Chester and new Bala Cynwyd offices. For nearly 30 years, Ms. Simon has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law. She has tremendous experience […]

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Employment Context

Posted May 19, 2016

May 2016 Although not limited to the employment context, it is likely that The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 will primarily be used by employers who are concerned about misappropriation by recently departed employees, and provides new options for protecting their intellectual property. There are some instances in which the use of these new procedures will […]

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The Top 10 Mistakes with Non-Competition Agreements

Posted February 26, 2015

Non-Competition Agreements can help a business retain valuable employees, protect its confidential information and customers, and prevent unfair competition. They can also be utterly useless. While having a well-drafted, enforceable Non-Compete can be a source of significant value for many businesses, some are disappointed to discover that they have agreements that are unenforceable or otherwise […]

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FMLA Protection Regarding Doctor’s Notes

Posted July 29, 2010

Labor & Employment Department Scenario Employee is out for two days and brings in a doctor’s note that simply states patient was ill and unable to work two days. Coincidentally, the employee had previously scheduled vacation days for Friday and Monday, meaning she had a six day absence, with four of those work days. The […]

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