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Employment & Labor Law

Pennsylvania Employment and Labor Law

The Labor and Employment attorneys at Poerio & Walter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, have experience in both employment and labor law. Some of these areas include the following:

  • Employment Discrimination and Fair Employment Litigation, whether based on age, gender, race and/or ethnic background, disability, or religion. This includes Title VII, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination In Employment Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act;
  • Union Organization, Collective Bargaining, Arbitrations, and Unfair Labor Practices brought before the National Labor Relations Board;
  • Defending Employers in unfair labor practices, including the alleged refusal to recognize unions, claimed coercion of employees during union representation elections, alleged discrimination against union members, a refusal to bargain with regard to the terms and conditions of employment, as well as the termination, replacement, and/or discipline of striking employees;
  • Collective Bargaining Enforcement, including violations of labor contracts, breaches of express/implied no-strike clauses, Federal injunction/contempt actions resulting from violations of court orders regarding striking/picketing, Federal court enforcement/vacation of labor arbitration awards, and the litigation of statutory damage claims for unlawful union strikes/picketing;
  • Employment Contracts, as well as Covenants concerning confidentiality, non-competition, and non-solicitation;
  • Harassment/Retaliation
  • Whistleblower
  • Affirmative Action
  • Wage and Hour issues
  • Personnel Handbooks
  • Mediation/Arbitration
  • EEOC
  • Unemployment Compensation Claim Defense; and
  • Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law Compliance.

Contact us

For assistance with any Labor and Employment problems you have, attorneys Bob Walter, and Gene Tempesta can help. Please contact us at 412-246-0506 or 717-724-0331 to schedule an appointment.

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Office Location

Poerio & Walter, Inc.

411 Seventh Ave., Suite 1400
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-246-0506 phone
412-246-0508 fax

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25 N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17108
717-724-0331 phone
717-724-0332 fax

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