EMPLOYER ALERT – Police Officers May be Exempt Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s Extended Paid Leave Requirements by Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire

MARCH 30, 2020 The United States Department of Labor issued guidance in response to the enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to address whether law enforcement personnel are exempt from the benefits afforded under the Act. Specifically, the Act exempted “emergency responders” from the extended paid sick leave and extended family medical leave.…

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COVID-19 – A Message from Siana Law

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, Over the past week, we have devoted considerable attention and effort to determine the most responsible manner to navigate the challenges associated with the COVID-19 health crisis. We continue to follow daily developments prioritizing the health and well being of our employees and their families, as we continue to fulfill…

Article on Fabrication of Evidence Claims by Brian C. Conley, Esquire featured in Borough News Magazine

Siana Law attorney, Brian C. Conley’s  article, Fabrication of Evidence Claims, Navigating New Channels, is featured in the February 2020 issue of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs’, Borough News Magazine. Read the full article here: PSAB February 2020 Fabrication of Evidence Claims by Brian C. Conley, Esquire Brian’s Bio | Areas of Practice |…

Implicit Bias in the Workplace – a Breeding Ground for Liability by Brian C. Conley, Esquire

It is no secret that employers face special challenges managing ever diversifying workforces. Differences in race, sex, religion, age, etc. – and discriminatory or harassing acts based upon them – can lead not only to difficult human resources situations, but also potential legal liability. Municipal employers must deal with an additional element of uncertainty when…