The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

Pay gap between men and women narrowing

November 29, 2012 By: Charles Lamberton

According to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last week, based on the weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, women now earn 82 percent as much as men – up from 64 percent in 1980. In recent discussions of the wage gap, a different figure – 77 percent – has […]

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Whence came this enlightened law?

November 26, 2012 By: Charles Lamberton

Though employment discrimination is most commonly understood as a field defined entirely by federal law, in fact it is not. States and localities play a pivotal role in the fight against workplace discrimination. Their laws often afford stronger protections and more substantial remedies than federal law. Therefore, when we represent clients or sue employers outside […]

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The Supreme Court, corporate cash and the appearance of political bias

November 19, 2012 By: Charles Lamberton

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito recently defended the 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission at The Federal Society’s annual dinner held last Thursday night, jabbing at critics of the U.S. Supreme Court’s majority opinion.  Alito said arguments can be made for overturning Citizens United, but not the popular one that boils down to one line: […]

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