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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Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling Client Wins FMLA and Age Discrimination Jury Trial

Stember, Cohn & Davidson-Welling, LLC, won a jury verdict approaching $900,000 in an age discrimination and FMLA case. Over a career spanning almost 30 years, Walter Mikulan had worked his way up through the ranks from corrections officer to Majo… Read More
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Settlement in Wage and Hour Class Action Brought By Table Games Dealers At The Meadows Casino

Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling (“SCDW”) has reached a class action settlement with the Meadows Casino in Washington, PA, on behalf of table games dealers at the Casino in Yanchak v. Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC., a wage and hour case brought… Read More
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Victory in Gender Discrimination and Retaliation Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reinstated the gender discrimination and retaliation lawsuit of Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling client Sandra Connelly, finding that the lower court improperly dismissed Ms. Connelly’s claims. Ms.… Read More
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Consideration Required for PA Noncompetes

In a clear victory for Pennsylvania employees, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held in a case of first impression that an employer cannot use so called “magic language” to impose noncompete clauses where no significant benefit is provided… Read More
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Obama Issues Executive Order on Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

President Obama on Labor Day signed an executive order which requires companies that contract with the federal government to provide their workers with paid sick leave. The order, titled “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors,” see… Read More
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Verdict for Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling Client in Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Case

On April 17, 2015, a jury awarded Stember Cohn & Davidson-Welling client Sandra Robertson what is believed to be the largest individual plaintiff’s verdict in an employment discrimination case ever entered in the United States District Cour… Read More
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Consult a Disability (LTD) Lawyer Early in the Disability Claim Process

Filing for long-term disability (LTD) benefits is more complicated than your LTD insurance company might like you to think. If you become unable to work and are covered by LTD insurance, consulting with an LTD lawyer could make the difference between… Read More
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Widespread Violations of Overtime Law In Marcellus Shale Oil and Gas Industry

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the recovery of $4.5M in unpaid overtime for thousands of Marcellus Shale natural gas workers Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The DOL’s investigation revealed significant violations of the Fair Labor… Read More
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Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Broadens FMLA’s Reach

Last week Pennsylvania joined 18 other states (including its eight neighbors in the Northeastern United States) that recognize gay and lesbian couples’ right to marry. In Whitewood v. Wolf, federal judge John Jones III invalidated a 1996 Pennsylvan… Read More
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