Lamberton Law Blog

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The SEC Whistleblower Program

The SEC Whistleblower Program offers rewards & protections for reporting securities law violations. Whistleblowers can get 10-30% of sanctions above $1 Million and sue employers for retaliation. Consult a Pittsburgh employment lawyer to navigate the process safely & effectively.

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New Third Circuit Opinion Gets Back to Basics on Pretext

In a recent precedential opinion, the Third Circuit reversed summary judgment for the employer on several of the plaintiff's discrimination claims. The Court's well-reasoned opinion is an important reminder of several key concepts in employment discrimination law.

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Misrepresentations in Recruitment

When an employer recruits someone away from a stable, lucrative job, and makes false representations about its financial health, the likelihood of layoffs, or other material facts in the process, it can be liable for fraudulent recruitment. Know your rights if this has happened to you.

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FTC votes to ban most non-competes

The FTC today voted to ban most non-competes. Although litigation to prevent the rule from taking effect is expected, this is a great day for American workers.

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Non-competes on their way to extinction

The Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General have non-compete agreements in their crosshairs. Non-competes cost employees nearly half a Trillion dollars annually in lost wages and benefits. They stifle competition and are contrary to public policy.

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We have moved!

With the Gulf Tower converting to residential, we acquired new office space at the Summerfield Office Commons. It was a great 25 years in the Golden Triangle, but we are so happy with the new space. A big shout out to Sebastian at Forty Two Company and all the great people at South Hills Movers!

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Wrongful termination law in Pennsylvania

Wrongful termination is a term of art under Pennsylvania law. It means that you have been fired in a way that undermines an important Pennsylvania public policy as embodied in a statute, executive order, administrative regulation or the case law of the Pennsylvania appellate courts.

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10 Signs of Sexual Harassment at Work

Sexual harassment at work is illegal and can cause lasting harm to victims. Recognizing the signs of sexual harassment is the first step toward addressing and preventing it. Lamberton Law Firm, your Pittsburgh sexual harassment lawyers, is dedicated to supporting victims of workplace harassment...

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Lamberton elected 2023 Super Lawyer

Legal excellence has many benchmarks, but few are as prestigious as being elected to Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service that identifies outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multifaceted...

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Being "managed" out the door? Take precautions now.

If you suspect you are being "managed" toward termination from your job, especially for potentially unlawful reasons, it's vital to be proactive, informed, and cautious. Taking specific steps can help ensure that, should the need arise, you are in a strong position to take legal action...

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Understanding Interference and Retaliation Claims Under the FMLA

Today we will delve into a crucial area of employment law: interference and retaliation claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). At Lamberton Law Firm, we're committed to ensuring that employees are informed about their rights and can recognize potential violations. What is FMLA?...

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How Whistleblowers Fight Healthcare Fraud

Healthcare fraud is a serious problem that costs the United States billions of dollars each year. The False Claims Act (FCA) is a federal law that allows private citizens to file confidential lawsuits on behalf of the government against companies or individuals who have defrauded the government's...

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Finding an Employment Lawyer

You need help with employment law so you search for an employment lawyer. The employment lawyers at our Firm are always near you because we work with the most advanced and up-to-date technologies, and are available on weekends and in the evenings. This is part of our ethic of service to our...

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Proving Age Discrimination

Age discrimination occurs when an employee is treated unfairly or disadvantaged because of their age. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits discrimination against employees who are 40 years or older. If you believe you have been the victim of age discrimination, you may be...

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Reasonable Accommodations - What to know

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities to help them perform their job duties. A reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows an employee with a...

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