Business / Law

Temps can sue companies for bias in workplace

Companies contracting with employment agencies can be held liable for temporary employees’ discrimination claims, an appeals court rules.

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Business workshop: High court gives relief on insurance loophole

A recent decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court closes an insurance loophole for companies sued by injured workers.

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Senior law firm partners holding on to clients longer

A big challenge facing law firms is the transition of client matters from the baby boomer generation to younger partners.

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 U.S. Attorney David Hickton, center, flanked by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, speaks at a news conference today announcing the civil litigation settlement concerning EDMC.

EDMC reaches nearly $100 million settlement with prosecutors over recruiting

The deal puts an end to federal and state investigations into the Pittsburgh-based for-profit education company’s recruiting practices.

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Business workshop: Decision expected to lead to more cybersecurity suits

The federal appeals court has given the FTC authority to crack down on companies with inadequate cybersecurity systems.

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Pa. Bar passage rates, applicant pool lowest in 13 years

The passage rate for first-time takers of the Pennsylvania bar exam in July was at its lowest since 2003.

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Elder Law: It’s that time of year again (and we’re not talking Halloween, but it’s just as scary)

Medicare Open Enrollment: The words send a shiver down one’s spine.

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