If you operate a small business in Pennsylvania, that are a number of things of which you need to be aware if you want to be in compliance with Pennsylvania employment law. They include adhering to Pennsylvania Child Labor Laws if you hire someone under age 18. Plus, no matter the age of your employees, you must understand, follow and post Pennsylvania’s Fair Labor Standards Act in your business. You must also be in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, IRS Worker Classification, Equal Employment Laws and Situation-specific Laws or risk facing discrimination lawsuits or fines.
The employment laws in Pennsylvania are very complex and are changing every year. Business owners are subject to a number of federal, state, city, county and township statutes. Keeping abreast of all of them can be challenging. Businesses that fail to adhere to them can face a wide range of penalties. Many small business owners have had trouble making sure they do not run afoul of the laws. For many of them, the best way to ensure they are in compliance with their obligations and all applicable laws is to have regular consultations with attorneys versed in employment law.
Karl Heideck is a contract attorney based in Philadelphia. He is an employment law expert with many years experience working with small businesses. He believes helping businesses as they strive to follow both the spirit and the letter of the law is essential. Karl Heideck has spent over 10 years practicing in various aspects of contract and employment law. He has helped many companies struggling with the nuances of small business regulatory obligations. Karl Heideck also regularly contributes to blogs and online news sources explaining the impact Pennsylvania law has on businesses.
A graduate of Swarthmore College, Karl Heideck earned his law degree from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law. After graduating he was an associate with Conrad O’Brien and spent several years with the well-known law firm Pepper Hamilton. Karl Heideck uses this valuable experience to guide businesses through the complex legal matters they face.
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