Monthly Archives: April 2015

BILL ELIMINATING EXEMPTION FOR STALKING, HARRASSMENT, AND THREATS TO USE WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION IN LABOR DISPUTE FROM CRIMINAL CODE PASSES PENNSYLVANIA STATE HOUSE

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Pending Legislation on Apr 22, 2015.

In Pennsylvania, the law currently provides an exception in the criminal code that prohibits the prosecution of the crimes of harassment, stalking, and threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction if those otherwise criminal acts are done as part of a labor dispute. Beginning last year, an effort was undertaken in the state legislature to close that loophole.

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Legislation Introduced to Amend the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act and the Mechanic’s Lien Law

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Pending Legislation on Apr 3, 2015.

It remains early in both Governor Tom Wolf’s term and the 2015 legislative session. Nonetheless, there is already some legislation which would impact the construction industry making the rounds in Harrisburg.

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