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Summary:
This bill updates Pennsylvania’s pay equity laws to require employers to have proof of bona fide factors for pay differentials among employees. The bona fide factors must be business necessities, related to...
Subject:
Employment, Job and Workplace Standards, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
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 protects patients and providers from inappropriate, unscientific legislative intrusion into medical decision-making. This bill prohibits the legislature or any political subdivision from statutory...
Subject:
Medical Technology and Research, Health Care Providers
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires that a public employee obtain spousal consent for any benefit payment structure that does not provide at least a 50 percent survivor benefit to the employee’s surviving spouse.
Subject:
Employment, Women, Public Employees and Officials, Public Sector Employees
Year:
2014
Source:
Pennsylvania Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes a patient bill of rights which includes the right to be informed of all evidence-based options for care and treatment, including palliative care; the right to request or reject the use...
Subject:
Patient Care, Health Care Providers
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 report highlights examples from Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maine, and Wisconsin where governors have sold the public interest to private firms.
Subject:
Corporations, Lobbying, Government Contracts and Procurement, Campaign Finance
Year:
2014
Source:
Center for Media and Democracy
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)