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Rights of Emergency Responders
Feb 10, 2016
Weingarten Right In 1975 the United States Supreme Court, in the case of NLRB v. J. Weingarten, Inc., 420 U.S. 251 (1975), upheld a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that employees have a right to union representation at investigatory interviews. These rights have become known as the Weingarten Rights.
Download: Weingarten Right.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that protects employees against discrimination based on certain specified characteristics: race, color, national origin, sex, and religion. Under Title VII, an employer may not discriminate with regard to any term, condition, or privilege of employment.
Download: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
The National Labor Relations Act The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 is a foundational statute of United States labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary.
Download: The National Labor Relations Act.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Police and Fire Collective Bargaining (Act 111) While the Board is explicitly authorized in both the Public Employe Relations Act and the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Act to administer relevant sections of each of these laws, Act 111 itself does not grant any such authority to the Board.
Download: Police and Fire Collective Bargaining Act 111 of 1968.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
PA Wage Payment and Collection Law The Act provides that every employer shall pay all wages, other than fringe benefits and wage supplements, due his/her employees on regularly scheduled paydays designated in advance by the employer. He/she shall pay in cash or by bank check.
Download: PA Wage Payment and Collection Law.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
PA Sunshine Act The Pennsylvania Sunshine Act gives the public the right to attend the meetings of a large number of government bodies at the state and local level in Pennsylvania. The law also entitles you to notice of these meetings and gives you the ability to inspect and copy meeting minutes.
Download: PA Sunshine Act.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
PA Public Employe Relations Act (Act 195) The Public Employee Relations Act governs collective bargaining between public employers and their employees. The term "public employer" under PERA, includes not only the commonwealth and its political subdivisions, including school districts and its boards, commissions, authorities, etc.
Download: PA Public Employe Relations Act.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Title II of HIPAA defines policies, procedures and guidelines for maintaining the privacy and security of individually identifiable health information as well as outlining numerous offenses relating to health care and sets civil and criminal penalties for violations.
Download: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Garrity Rights In Garrity v. New Jersey 385 U.S. 493 (1967), the Supreme Court held that statements obtained in the course of an investigatory interview under threat of termination from public employment could not be used as evidence against the employee in subsequent criminal proceedings.
Download: Garrity Rights.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Family Medical Leave Act The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a federal law requiring covered employers to provide employees job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons. Qualified medical and family reasons include: personal or family illness, family military leave, pregnancy, adoption, or the foster care placement of a child.
Download: Family Medical Leave Act.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 is a federal statute of the United States. The FLSA introduced the forty-hour work week, established a national minimum wage, guaranteed "time-and-a-half" for overtime in certain jobs, and prohibited most employment of minors in "oppressive child labor", a term that is defined in the statute.
Download: Fair Labor Standards Act.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Act 46 of 2011 - Firefighter Cancer Presumption Bill The Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law will enable firefighters to receive workers’ compensation benefits if they develop cancer and can establish exposure to certain carcinogens at fire or hazmat incidents during their careers. The Cancer Presumption Law applies to any cancer.
Download: Act 46 of 2011 Firefighter Cancer Presumption.pdf

Feb 10, 2016
Act 46 of 2011 - Firefighter Cancer Presumption Bill The Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law will enable firefighters to receive workers’ compensation benefits if they develop cancer and can establish exposure to certain carcinogens at fire or hazmat incidents during their careers. The Cancer Presumption Law applies to any cancer.
Download: Act 46 of 2011 Firefighter Cancer Presumption.pdf



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