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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Court Affirms Injunction Against Mass Picketing …. For Now

Posted in Picketing, Unions

The Pennsylvania Superior Court gave general contractors and non-union real estate developers a early Christmas gift and a bit of positive news going into the New Year in a recent decision that upheld (for the most part) a trial court’s preliminary injunction enjoining labor unions from engaging in mass picketing and gate blocking of a construction… Continue Reading

Is Philadelphia’s New (and Old) Ban the Box Ordinance Constitutional?

Posted in Construction Law

A twitter follower recently posted an interesting question “How is Philadelphia’s new ‘ban the box’ law constitutional?”  So called “ban the box” laws, prohibit employers from asking job applicants about criminal convictions during the job interview process.  In 2011, Philadelphia passed a “ban the box” law that prohibited private employers from asking applicants about or… Continue Reading