The Lamberton Law Blog

Pittsburgh employment lawyer Charles A. Lamberton

FMLA supports servicemen and women
December 4, 2013
By: Charles Lamberton

Earlier this year, the Department of Labor issued a final rule implementing recent amendments that expanded the FMLA to meet the unique challenges confronting military families and those who care for our wounded warriors. Serving your country is an honorable and rewarding career, but one that also calls upon the strengths of a servicemember’s entire […]

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EEOC explains protections for employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or stalking
December 1, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) has released a fact sheet advising how employment practices that discriminate against applicants or employees who have experienced domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking may violate Title VII. While the EEOC acknowledges that there is no federal statute directed at prohibiting such discrimination, the publication titled “Questions […]

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Some tips for expecting moms and new moms
November 11, 2012
By: Charles Lamberton

Pregnancy discrimination involves treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) forbids discrimination based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits, such as […]

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