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Pennsylvania Employment Law Deskbook, 5th Edition (Includes Electronic Download)

Available: In Stock
Price: $199.00
Item Code: 11230-PBK


Make your job easier with expert analysis & practice tools

  • Detailed breakdown of key state and federal statutes
  • Analysis of pivotal Pennsylvania and Third Circuit decisions—over 2,000 cases cited!
  • Sample interrogatories, document requests, checklists for employers to avoid claims, and tips for handling or attacking workplace investigations


Important updates in this edition

  • the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including:
    • The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
    • The Philadelphia Essential Workers Protection Act
    • Post-offer/preemployment medical screening during an epidemic or pandemic
  • the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County extending Title VII’s ban on discrimination to cover sexual orientation, gender identity, and trans-gender status
  • protected classes under the the ADAAA and the PHRA
  • the intersection between the PHRA and the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law
  • medical marijuana use 
  • employee nonsolicitation/non-hire covenants
  • ERISA disability claims
  • microtargeting in hiring through social networking sites
  • interference with Contractual Relations
  • internal workplace investigations 
  • mandatory arbitration programs 
  • the Philadelphia Fair Workweek Employment Standards

Summary of Contents

  • Statutory Discrimination (EEO) Protections
  • Theories of Discrimination
  • Other Sources of Statutory Employment Claims
  • Common-Law Rights and Protections
  • Interviewing and Hiring
  • Employee Rights and Investigations
  • Termination of Employment, Reductions in Force
  • Employer Defenses
  • Retaliatory Discharge and Whistleblowers
  • Post-Employment Restrictions
  • Remedies
  • Avoiding Discrimination and Other Employment-Related Claims
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Index of Cases
  • Index of Statutes
  • Subject Index


Edited by Peter J. Ennis, and Winner of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications

Practice Areas
Published: 8/1/2022
Pages: 774
Size: 8.5x11
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