What Protections Do Whist…

What Protections Do Whistleblowers Have?

Reporting an employer’s misconduct or illegal actions in the workplace takes a great deal of courage. While there are many laws that apply to whistleblowing in the private sector — depending on the industry and type of wrongdoing — employees wh… Read More
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Categories: Employment Laws
What You Should Know Abou…

What You Should Know About the FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that protects employees to when they need to take a leave of absence due to a family health situation. It allows up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for a broad scope of medical conditions and sever… Read More
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Categories: Blogs, Employment Laws
What to Expect at a Penns…

What to Expect at a Pennsylvania Unemployment Appeal Hearing

Unemployment benefits can help to provide temporary monetary support if you lose your job through no fault of your own — many workers rely on these benefits to make ends meet. If you were wrongfully denied unemployment benefits in Pennsylvania, you… Read More
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Categories: Unemployment
Litigating a Breach of Em…

Litigating a Breach of Employment Contract

When an employee, especially an executive, high-ranking manager, or physician starts a new job, they often enter into a contract with their employer. These types of agreements can address the employee’s responsibilities, the length of employment, a… Read More
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Victory In VA Retiree Benefits Class Action

On March 16, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania ordered the Office of Personnel Management to recalculate the retirement benefits of a class of retired VA nurses that Stember Cohn & Davidson Welling has represe… Read More
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Categories: Firm News

Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling Clients Win FLSA Overtime Case Against Pittsburgh Area Subway Franchises

A federal district court in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania recently ruled in favor of Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling clients Nirmal and Surinder Vashisht in their overtime case under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The decision shows that a… Read More
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Categories: Firm News

Long-Term Covid Can Be a Disability Under the ADA And Your Disability Insurance Policy

Many people who have had COVID-19 have been able to recover, but what happens when someone with COVID-19 doesn’t get better? Some people continue to experience disabling symptoms that can last for months or even a year after first infection, or the… Read More
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Categories: Uncategorized

Unemployment Benefits During the COVID-19 Crisis

During this unprecedented time, a record number of Americans are filing unemployment compensation (UC) claims. Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling wants you to know what benefits and options are available if you lose work or income due to the Covid-1… Read More
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Categories: Firm News, UC

Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling Wins Challenge to Pennsylvania Unemployment Regulation

Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling (“SCD-W”) won a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court case challenging an Unemployment Compensation (“UC”) rule that has unfairly kept many people from getting UC benefits. Many who are out of work depend on UC b… Read More
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Categories: Firm News, UC

Women's Law Project Joins Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPMC

The Women’s Law Project has joined Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling, LLC, in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by a former UPMC employee who was fired for failing to return to work within two weeks after childbirth. Plaintiff had been w… Read More
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Categories: Uncategorized