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Summary:
This bill makes it unlawful for an employer to refuse the request of an employee or prospective employee for a reasonable modification to the work environment to enable the requester to continue working...
Subject:
Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Work-Family Balance, Job and Workplace Standards
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits a public fund from being invested in an entity engaged in business with a state sponsor of criminalized sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill requires a public fund currently...
Subject:
LGBTQ, Public Investment Funds
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill provides for a qualifying patient to be free from arrest, prosecution, or penalty for the medical use of marijuana, provided that the patient possesses a registry identification card and no more...
Subject:
Pharmaceuticals
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This ordinance makes unlawful employment discrimination against pregnant women and requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for an employee’s pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical...
Subject:
Hiring Practices, Job and Workplace Standards
Year:
2014
Source:
Philadelphia City Council
Summary:
This policy brief reviews the advantages of employee ownership and recent initiatives in California, Indiana, Iowa, Oregon and Vermont to support employee ownership through state-level programs.
Subject:
Cooperatives and Employee Ownership
Year:
2014
Source:
National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
Summary:
This ordinance establishes a land bank authority for the county. This bank uses funds collected through county revenue activities to purchase and restore blighted or foreclosed properties to usable a...
Subject:
Public Investment Funds, Subsidies - Grants and Loans, Economic Development Funds
Year:
2013
Source:
Dauphin County Board of Supervisors
Summary:
This bill places restrictions on the implementation of municipal chronic nuisance ordinances. Chronic nuisance ordinances penalize landlords and residents for requesting over a certain number of emergency...
Subject:
Policing
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits employers from refusing to hire or consider for employment an individual because of the individual's unemployment status. In addition, the bill makes it unlawful for an employer to...
Subject:
Unemployment, Hiring Practices
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill amends state self-defense laws to require individuals to retreat if they know they may do so with complete safety. This bill also requires individuals to retreat if they are instructed by emergency...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the list of conduct which may be used as evidence in claims of child abuse. It removes language which previously held that only serious bodily injury to a child constituted child abuse....
Subject:
Marriage and Families, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature