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Lawsuits & Press Releases

23Feb

Company Breaches Contract with Independent Contractor, Allegedly Failing to Pay Wages, Backpay, and Commission.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Independent Contractor Files Lawsuit against Propel IT for Breach of Contract Mark, an independent contractor, signed a... Read More →
21Feb

Employee Refuses Early Retirement, Allegedly Suffers False Accusations, and Is Terminated.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Phoebe Home for Age Discrimination Michelle started working for Phoebe Home in March... Read More →
20Feb

Nurse Uses FMLA Leave, Allegedly Returns to a Demotion and Further Harassment.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against UPMC Passavant for FMLA Violations Tonya accepted the position of charge nurse at... Read More →
15Feb

Employee Allegedly Discovers Owner Has a “Special Commission Sheet” Just for Him.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against the Wahl Heating and Cooling, Inc., for Unpaid Wages Philip joined Wahl Heating... Read More →
13Feb

Employee with Disability Allegedly Told to Transfer or Be Fired.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against ULTA for Disability Discrimination In May of 2011, Brooke accepted the position of... Read More →
09Feb

Manager Allegedly Withholds Employee’s Pay unless She Performs a Sexual Act

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Don Rosen Imports for Sex Discrimination In 2008, Diana accepted a receptionist position... Read More →
08Feb

Disabled Employee Allegedly Called “Too Slow,” Denied Accommodation, Transferred between Departments, and Terminated.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against East Penn Manufacturing Company for Disability Discrimination Jose received a job offer from... Read More →
06Feb

Company Allegedly Breaches Contract to Retaliate against their Consultant’s Lawful Client Referrals

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against America’s Support Coordination and Management and America’s Home and Health Services for Breach... Read More →
02Feb

Supervisor Calls African American Employee the N-word, Threatening Harm and Termination.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Traco for Race and Disability Discrimination Maurice, an African American, accepted the position... Read More →
01Feb

Director Allegedly Calls Pregnant Employee “Trouble” and Terminates Her

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehab Center for Pregnancy Discrimination Courtney started at Susquehanna... Read More →
31Jan

African American Employee Promoted to Director But Allegedly Fired When Original Director Returns

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Guardian Elder Care for Race Discrimination Virginia, an African American, started her position... Read More →
30Jan

Boss Allegedly Boasts about Turning “Straight Girls Gay,” but When Employee Complains, She is Fired.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Kiddie Academy of Collegeville for Sexual Discrimination April accepted a position as an... Read More →
26Jan

Woman Deposits Over 50% of Total Cost for Renovation and Allegedly Discovers Defective and Unfinished Work

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Property Owner Files Lawsuit against Pro-Home Renovators for HICPA Violations Syreeta signed a contract with Pro-Home Renovators... Read More →
25Jan

Co-Owner Allegedly Grabs Female Employee, Makes Sexual Innuendos, and Accuses Her of Short Changing Cash Register.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against The Spot Etc and David Calloway for Sexual Harassment Melodie became a bartender... Read More →
24Jan

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township Expanded for 2018

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop at BCCC’s campus in Cranberry Township on Thursday, February 22,... Read More →
24Jan

Female Employee Allegedly Told to Stop “Playing the Victim” and is Terminated.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Bimbo Bakeries for Gender Discrimination Jessica accepted a position with Bimbo Bakeries in... Read More →
23Jan

Employee Believes Her Termination Occurred Due to Her Need of FMLA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Allegheny County Jail for Disability Discrimination Stacy began working at Allegheny County Jail... Read More →
19Jan

Employee Thinks Termination Occurred Because She Filed for Workers’ Compensation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort for Retaliation Gina worked the in-season as... Read More →
17Jan

Qualified Female Employee Laid Off while Male Employees Allegedly without Qualifications Retain Jobs.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against FTS International for Sex Discrimination Dana joined FTS International as the only female... Read More →
16Jan

Employee Allegedly Terminated for her Serious Allergy to the Influenza Vaccine.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Monongalia Health System for Disability Discrimination Georgette began working for Monongalia Health System... Read More →
15Jan

Employee Allegedly Promised Pay during Maternity Leave but is Fired When She Requests Pay

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Comcast Corporation for Pregnancy Discrimination Shakima began working with Comcast in 2008, and... Read More →
10Jan

Employee with Disability Fired while Other Three Employees Allegedly Receive Minimal Discipline

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Wexford Health Services and Erie County Department of Corrections for Disability Discrimination Stacy... Read More →
09Jan

Female Employee Rejected for Full-Time While Two Men with Less Experience Receive Full-Time.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Adams Township for Sex Discrimination Andra started working part time as a police... Read More →
05Jan

Employee Allegedly Fired for “Stealing Money” by Working Two Positions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Alysia Home Health Agency for Wage Violations LaToya started at Alysia Home Health... Read More →
03Jan

Employee Suspects Age Discrimination When Overlooked for a Promotion Five Times

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Bucks County Court House for Age Discrimination Evangelia started working at Bucks County... Read More →
28Dec

Employee Asks To Wear Hijab, but Supervisor Allegedly Considers Not Professional Clothing.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Home Instead Senior Care for Religious Discrimination Antoinette joined Home Instead Senior Care... Read More →
27Dec

Employee’s Supervisor Allegedly Said that He Didn’t Get the Job Because “It Was [Your] Disability.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against U.S. Steel Corporation for Disability Discrimination Marion accepted the role of utility person... Read More →
22Dec

African American Employee Told He Will Be Terminated Because “It’s Too Dark in the Kitchen.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Blush Nightclub for Race Discrimination Gregory’s old boss at Blush Nightclub contacted him... Read More →
21Dec

Employee Uses FMLA Leave And Is Allegedly Fired For “Violating Policy.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Fisher Scientific for Disability Discrimination Originally hired as a temporary worker, Rolanda accepted... Read More →
14Dec

59-Year-Old Employee Terminated After Overhearing His Manager Allegedly Say He Needed A Plan To Get Rid of Him.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against SBC Building Systems for Age Discrimination In 1999, Stephen accepted the position of... Read More →
11Dec

Employee Terminated After Filing EEOC Complaint And Doctor Asks Her Why She Didn’t Keep Her Complaint “In-House”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Abington Memorial Hospital for Retaliation Joyce, an African American, started working at Abington... Read More →
07Dec

Pregnant Employee Allegedly Told She’s “Getting Too Far Along To Work” And Then Fired For Supposedly Stealing Money

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Great American Pub and Diner for Pregnancy Discrimination Ashley joined the staff at... Read More →
06Dec

African American Employee Fired After He Walked Away from a Coworker Who Allegedly Yelled at Him, “You Sound Stupid As Hell.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Zoll Manufacturing Corporation for Race Discrimination Lamont accepted the position of assembler at... Read More →
30Nov

60-Year-Old Employee Allegedly Denied Formal Training While Younger Employees Are Privately Trained

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Toshiba Corporation for Age Discrimination Maryann joined the sales department at Toshiba Corporation... Read More →
29Nov

Jail Warden Allegedly Explains Employee’s Termination Due To “Trying to get Away from People who use FMLA.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files a Lawsuit against Allegheny County Jail for Disability Discrimination Jamie received his position of correctional... Read More →
24Nov

Supervisor Tells Asian Employee That He’s “Reached His Maximum Title” While Promoting Less Qualified, Non-Asian Employees to Higher Positions.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Mylan Pharmaceutical Inc. for Race Discrimination Xiaowen accepted the job of manager with... Read More →
21Nov

Employee Called N-Word and Allegedly Removed From Schedule for Training While White Coworkers Were Not.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files a Lawsuit against Reliant Briarcliff Holdings for Race Discrimination Leslee accepted the position of Certified... Read More →
20Nov

Boss Allegedly Calls Employee “Ghetto” and Terminates Him When He Files A Race Discrimination Complaint.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Siemens Healthineers for Race Discrimination Tyrone accepted the position of account manager in... Read More →
14Nov

Sexual Harassment Cases Will Increase Nationwide Due to Harvey Weinstein

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On Friday, WTAE interviewed KM&A attorneys, Danielle Parks, Sean Ruppert, and Prabhu Narahari, about the influx of women, celebrities and... Read More →
07Nov

Supervisor Allegedly Adds Older Employee To “Layoff Roster” Due To “Business Results.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit Against IBM For Age Discrimination Joseph, a 54-year-old Cloud Advisor, was terminated from his... Read More →
03Nov

Restaurant Owner Who Failed To Pay Overtime Wages Fires Employee For Requesting Unpaid Wages.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Employee Files Lawsuit against Restaurant Owner for Unpaid Overtime Wages Moen accepted a position with Liberty Lunch... Read More →

Employment Law Articles

04Jan

How To Deal With My Boss’s Romantic Relationship in the Workplace

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Everyone knows that dating coworkers is basically a bad idea. So many problems can arise. When a dating relationship turns... Read More →
26Jul

What Can I Do If I Get Assaulted by a Fellow Employee?

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Unfortunately, being assaulted by another employee doesn’t mean that your boss has to fire the other employee. While it certainly... Read More →
18Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against TruFood Mfg. Inc and Spartan Staffing

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against TruFood Mfg. Inc and Spartan Staffing Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint... Read More →
18Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against W&W Equipment, Inc.

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  Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against W&W Equipment, Inc. in the United States District... Read More →
17Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Simplot

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KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Simplot Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Philadelphia Truck Lines in... Read More →

General News & Articles

22Feb

Are People with Spinal Injuries Considered Handicapped?

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Spinal injuries mean a serious lifestyle change for most, altering major life activities as well as working capabilities. Depending on... Read More →
16Feb

Sue My Building Contractor

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A contractor is hired to perform certain work for you, but when a contractor does not fulfill their responsibilities, you... Read More →
13Feb

5 Valentine’s Day Sexual Harassment Claims

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Valentine’s Day is the holiday for love cards and chocolates but not coworkers. Sometimes managers and coworkers think it might... Read More →
29Jan

Does an Employer Have to Tell You about Drug Testing?

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Employers receive very few regulations from federal law for drug testing in the workplace. Although federal law does heavily regulate... Read More →
15Jan

Can My Current Employer Find Out about a Failed Drug Test?

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A failed drug test can spell disaster for an employee or job applicant. Worst case scenario is usually job loss,... Read More →
26Dec

Recognize the Invisible Disabilities in the Workplace

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Invisible disabilities aren’t expressly provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), but the 2008 amendments suggest a place... Read More →
11Dec

How To Fix A Pennsylvania LLC

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When any changes are made to a limited liability company (LLC), both the operating agreement and the articles of organization... Read More →
08Dec

Deployment and Re-Employment Problems: What To Do When You Return to a Lesser Job Position

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Men and women who serve the United States as members of the uniformed services often experience employment discrimination after returning... Read More →
04Dec

What To Do About Principal Harassment of Teachers

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Workplace harassment of teachers by principals, superintendents, and other school administration is far too prevalent. This aggressive harassment eats away... Read More →
28Nov

6 Types of Holiday Workplace Harassment

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In the workplace, the holiday season can include certain employer-encouraged activities to celebrate the most wonderful (and stressful) time of... Read More →

Business Legal News & Articles

24Jan

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township Expanded for 2018

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop at BCCC’s campus in Cranberry Township on Thursday, February 22,... Read More →
15Mar

Entrepreneur Workshop in Cranberry Township This Saturday

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KM&A Managing Partner David Manes will lead the Entrepreneur Workshop this Saturday at BC3’s campus in Cranberry Township from 9am... Read More →
11Apr

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Dollar General Corporation, Woodrow Davis, and Pamela Biegel

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2016 Kraemer, Manes & associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Dollar General, Woodrow... Read More →
29Feb

KM&A’s Sean Ruppert Teaching Startup Seminar at CMU

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KM&A Attorney Sean Ruppert will be teaching a seminar for startups at CMU next month focusing on insurance issues. The class is offered... Read More →
02Feb

David Manes Will Teach Small Business Classes at Local College

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KM&A Partner David Manes will be teaching two small business classes beginning next week. The classes are designed for small business... Read More →
01Feb

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Eaton Corporation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2015 Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Eaton Corporation in... Read More →
23Jun

The “Sideline Activity” Exception

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Will having a side job render me ineligible for unemployment benefits? According to Section 402(h) of the Pennsylvania unemployment law... Read More →
23Jun

What makes an Independent Contractor?

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An independent contractor is an individual who provides some sort of service for another person but differs from an employee.... Read More →
09May

How Do You Form an LLC?

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Forming an LLC or Limited Liability Company can be a complicated process for some individuals. However, the process can be... Read More →
07Apr

No written contract? No problem!

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No written contract? No problem! Sometimes at least… Most Americans and many business people believe that in order to enforce a... Read More →

Litigation Legal News & Articles

31May

Does a Revenge Porn Law Exist in Pennsylvania?

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Although not all states yet have a law that makes revenge porn illegal, Pennsylvania is one state that does have... Read More →
24May

What Can a Revenge Porn Attorney do for me?

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Revenge Porn Attorney Since the rise of revenge porn, lawmakers have been scrambling to establish laws against this crime. Pennsylvania... Read More →
16May

The Effects of Unlawful Revenge Porn

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Unlawful revenge porn or non-consensual pornography impacts the life of the victim in some fairly large ways. In some cases, victims... Read More →
02Mar

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Allegheny County

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Allegheny County, in the United States District Court for... Read More →
16Feb

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Norfolk Southern Corporation, in the United States District Court... Read More →
01Feb

Revenge Porn In Pennsylvania: What You Should Know

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Revenge porn is a form of sexual assault in which an individual, usually an ex-partner, distributes sexually explicit photos or... Read More →
24Jan

Prevent Revenge Porn: 9 Ways To Protect Your Sexual Privacy

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9 Ways To Protect Your Sexual Privacy Sharing photos and videos has never been so easy. While most of us... Read More →
18Jan

Revenge Pornography On The Rise

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As smartphone usage and selfie-taking rises, revenge pornography provides a new threat to online privacy. Revenge pornography, non-consensual sharing of someone... Read More →
19Dec

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Air Star Transportation & Limousine Services, Inc.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC (“KM&A”) has filed a complaint against Air Star Transportation & Limousine Services,... Read More →
10Jun

KM&A Files Lawsuit Against Environmental Recovery Corp.

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Kraemer, Manes & Associates, LLC “KMA” has filed a complaint on behalf of Qamil Gashi, against Environmental Recovery Corporation (“ERC”), Troy... Read More →

Featured Articles

20Feb

Q&A: Answering Your Questions about Overtime Pay

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Overtime is confusing. Sometimes you’re eligible and sometimes you’re not. Meanwhile, no one seems to know what rights the employer... Read More →
12Feb

What Are My Dress Code Employee Rights?

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Determining what rights an employee has when it comes to an employer’s dress code depends on the situation. Employees who... Read More →
06Feb

What Is Not Harassment in the Workplace?

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Certain employment myths feed the idea that employees have more rights than they actually do, meaning that employees often accuse... Read More →
31Jan

How to Sue for Hostile Work Environment

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A hostile work environment is detrimental to the employee as well as the employer. When employers overlook workplace harassment, this... Read More →
26Jan

Top 10 Types of Common Workplace Harassment

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Common workplace harassment breaks down the employment relationship, causing a loss of trust between employer and employee as well as... Read More →
22Jan

Top 10 Employee Rights of Every Employee

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Although many employees have been working for years, many are unaware of their true employee rights. In fact, employment myths... Read More →
11Jan

Federal Guidelines for Workplace Temperature

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Finding a comfortable temperature for the workplace is an ongoing struggle. Thermostat wars wage throughout the year. Someone is either... Read More →
09Jan

Everything You Need to Know about Medical Marijuana

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In 2016, marijuana made its comeback in Pennsylvania for medicinal purposes. This once-illegal drug promises hope to many people with... Read More →
04Jan

How To Deal With My Boss’s Romantic Relationship in the Workplace

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Everyone knows that dating coworkers is basically a bad idea. So many problems can arise. When a dating relationship turns... Read More →
28Dec

Transgender Employee Rights in the Workplace

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Interacting with the employment world as a transgender individual comes with significant challenges, specifically including harassment, discrimination, and termination. Transgender... Read More →
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