The Allegheny County Medical Society has reported that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed a bill to bar non-compete agreements in healthcare employment.  Click here for a copy of the Press Release, and a copy of the legislation.  There are limitations:

  • The bill is effective immediately for new restrictive covenant only after current license

Discover the pivotal changes introduced by the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) in our latest feature in the April 2024 issue of Iron & Steel Technology magazine. With the CTA now in full effect, understanding its impact on both small and large entities within the iron and steel industries is crucial.

This comprehensive article by

Matthew M. Hoffman, Esq., (412) 594-3910,

Larkin v. Upper Darby School District, 2024 WL 377812 (E.D. Pa. January 31, 2024) (An employee of a staffing agency placed at a school district was considered an “employee” of the school district for purposes of a Title VII discrimination claim)


In 2022, Khalil Larkin worked

Christopher L. Voltz, Esq.,, (412) 594-5580

In Pa. Office of the Governor v. Brelje, 2024 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 65, at *1 (Commw. Ct. Feb. 23, 2024), the Office of Open Records (“OOR”) concluded that requests for all incoming and outgoing email for two agency employees over a 10- and 21-day period were sufficiently

On January 10, 2024, the Department of Labor introduced a game-changing Final Rule impacting the classification of workers as independent contractors or employees, with significant implications for physical therapy practices. Authored by Tucker Arensberg Shareholders Paul Welk, PT, JD, and Albert S. Lee, JD, this critical analysis published by the APTA Private Practice

Jeremy V. Farrell, Esq.,, (412) 594-3938

To prevail on a discrimination claim under Title VII and similar anti-discrimination laws, the employee bringing suit must prove that he or she suffered an “adverse employment action” because of a legally protected characteristic—such as race, sex, or religion. Historically, courts have ruled that an employment

Matthew McKinney, Esq.,, (412) 594-5605

Pennsylvania is cracking down on misclassification of workers, and the costs to employers could be steep.

Pennsylvania is placing an emphasis on employee classification. Recent investigations into misclassification have revealed a more serious problem than previously imagined that is costing Pennsylvania employees and taxpayers. As a result,

Nora Gieg Chatha, Esq., (412) 594-3940,

Under federal law each individual has a lifetime federal estate and gift tax exemption (the “E&T Exemption”) and a generation skipping transfer tax exemption (the “GST Exemption” together with the E&T Exemption, the “Individual Exemptions”), which both increased to $13,610,000 in 2024 from $12,920,000 in 2023. 

The E&T

Iron & Steel Technology’s January issue features a must-read article by Jeremy Farrell and Matthew McKinney. This article delves into the pivotal expansions in federal employment law that every employer needs to know. From groundbreaking legislation like the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to the Supreme Court’s redefinition of religious accommodation under Title VII, this