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Terminating an Employee on FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act provides 12 weeks of unpaid leave to eligible employees who work for a company that employs 50 or more people. The Act also provides certain protections for eligible employees who avail themselves of the leave. What h… Read More
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Categories: Employment Disputes

What's an employer's obligation dealing with sexual harassment?

If you are planning to open a one-person business in Pittsburgh, you might not need to worry too much about the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. If you have a team of people around you, however, that’s another story. Business plan… Read More
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2018 marks sales tax changes in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Legislature modified its state sales and use tax laws for 2018. Some of the changes are already in effect and others will be rolling out in the coming months. House Bill 542 was passed on October 30, 2017 after several amendments. Th… Read More
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Justified employee policies to enjoy greater weight, says NLRB

We continue now with our series of deeper dives into a wave of recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board. As we noted in one recent post, the NLRB reversed a number of rules, specifically targeted were policies that employer advocates fe… Read More
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Categories: Employment Disputes

One positive effect of reversed 'joint employer' standard

In one of our latest posts, we reported on three recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board that analysts describe as notably pro-business. In broad terms, the board was able to leverage a brief 3-2 Republican majority to reverse several… Read More
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Categories: Employment Law

NLRB closes out year with major pro-business changes

In the waning days of 2017, the National Labor Relations Board delivered some notable pro-business decisions. Earlier this month, the panel reversed three Obama-era rules on labor over which business owners had bridled. These included: A retrenchment… Read More
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Categories: Employment Law

Importance of local counsel for non-Pittsburgh litigants

The legal profession is notable for having a language all its own. Actually, it’s not so much that it has its own language as that it continues to rely on a language (Latin) that is not in widespread use. There’s even a little irony in th… Read More
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Categories: Employment Disputes

How to avoid The Royal Scam: The Importance of Buy Sell Provisions

We frequently stress the importance of “exit” terms, also known as buy sell provisions, when clients first meet with us regarding a new or expanding business. Many times, though, this discussion is met with objections. What we hear most o… Read More
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Questions to be answered regarding unpaid internships

During the summer, it is fairly common for companies to offer internships to high school and college students. Students get valuable experience with a company that improves their job prospects after they graduate, and employers get an opportunity to… Read More
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Why are employers investigated by the WHD?

As an employer, you may have all sorts of concerns which arise on a daily basis. For example, you could be worried about company growth or may be having difficulty finding the right employees. However, you may be especially stressed out if you are in… Read More
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Categories: Employment Law

Kim Kisner, ESQ

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Kim Kisner is a Partner with Leech Tishman, and a member of the firm’s Employment, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Real Estate Practice Groups. Based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, Kim focuses her practice primarily on assis…

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