Philadelphia Injury Lawyer Blog

The Pearce Law Firm, including well-known Philadelphia injury lawyer Edith Pearce, is dedicated to the personal care of each individual case. We believe in educating our potential clients on the variety of cases being filed in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The blog posts below feature accidents and events that may lead to potential law suits. Whether you need a personal injury lawyer to represent you due to car or truck accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, or head injuries, The Pearce Law Firm works on your behalf to provide you the compensation you deserve.

Archive for December 2008

Philadelphia Employment Law Amended to Protect Domestic or Sexual Violence

December 1, 2008

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On November 5, 2008, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law a new ordinance amending the Philadelphia Code, entitled “Unlawful Employment Practices,” now adding a new chapter titled, “Entitlement to Leave Due To Domestic or Sexual Violence.” As a Philadelphia Employment Lawyer for many years, I often receive questions on when someone may take off of work for a period of time and still have their job protected. Most people are familiar with The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), ...

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Posted in: Employment Law