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May 17, 2021

The question of gender, use of pronouns, and how to create a diversified and inclusive workplace is challenging. You can’t find employees? Maybe you’re not casting a wide enough net. Many employers are rewriting handbooks, company policies, and educating staff to promote inclusivity; others, have no idea where to start. N. Stotler Law wants to […]

April 8, 2021

The challenges of the pandemic will affect the rest of 2021. Last year, businesses sought to comply with evolving laws regarding a safe working environment, essential and non-essential employees, and how to manage a remote workforce. While the vaccine and lifting restrictions enable more workers to come back to the office, the after-effects of the […]

March 31, 2021

The US Department of Labor announced that a final rule clarifying standards for employees versus independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) became effective on March 8, 2021. If you have followed the news over the last few years, then you have undoubtedly noticed a continual battle between the classification of workers as […]

February 5, 2021

In 2020, significant aspects of our personal and professional lives have changed. That includes the way in which elected officials and staff operate our local government entities. In Pennsylvania, the Sunshine Act, 65 Pa C.S.A. §701 et seq. (the “Act”), is still in full force and effect, despite the actual limitations on operating during the […]

January 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the United States. Even though we are still battling this virus, the good news is that there are already several vaccines being distributed and used throughout the United States. More vaccines will likely be approved in the coming weeks and months, thereby speeding up the process of vaccine distribution throughout […]

January 7, 2021

When people think of counties and cities, they often think that there are large numbers of staff to handle day-to-day activities. The reality is that many municipalities throughout Pennsylvania are relatively small and have a bare-bones staff. Often, municipalities hire outside counsel to assist them with drafting contracts or helping with ordinances, addressing employment issues, […]