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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Ira H. Weinstock |

  Most Americans know Dr. King as one of the greatest leaders of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s, however, Dr. King was equally as passionate in his devotion to the Labor Movement – for without economic opportunity, civil rights could not flourish.  His commitment to the American worker followed him until the… Read More »

2018 Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Rates Released

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Every year, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry determines the maximum workers’ compensation rate for injured workers.  For injured workers who suffer a work injury between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018, the maximum amount of workers compensation an injured worker can receive is $1,025.00. This represents an increase from the 2017… Read More »

To All of Our Clients, Colleagues and Friends, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Ira Weinstock, P.C.

By Ira H. Weinstock |

    To All of Our Clients, Colleagues and Friends, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Ira Weinstock, P.C.  

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Major Potential Change in Prescription/Medication Allowance in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Cases

By Ira H. Weinstock |

A new bill sponsored by the Chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee, Don White, R-Indiana, (SB 936) would have a significant impact on the way medication is prescribed to injured workers under the Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system.  Under this bill, only medications on an approved list could be approved and prescribed by your healthcare… Read More »

“Paycheck Protection” Act Defeated in Pennsylvania Legislature

By Ira H. Weinstock |

In previous article we discussed the so called “Pay Check Protection” Act and what it would mean to Pennsylvania Unions and Union Members. On December 12, 2017 Senate Bill 166 was defeated by a vote of 102-90.  The bill would have prohibited state, county and local governments from deducting voluntary contributions from members’ paycheck to… Read More »

Thank You Veterans!

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Happy Veterans Day! To all of our friends and clients who have served, and to all of the families who lost loved ones in service, thank you for your sacrifices and service! Your Friends at Ira Weinstock, P.C.

Happy Labor Day!

By Ira H. Weinstock |

    Happy Labor Day!   To all of the hard working Americans and the American Labor Movement, thanks for your efforts in allowing us all to achieve the American Dream!   Ira Weinstock, P.C.

Attorney Tom Wilken Presents an Update to the Dauphin County Bar Association Regarding Protz

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Attorney Tom Wilken recently spoke to the Dauphin County Bar Association regarding the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case of Protz v. Worker’s Compensation Appeal Board and its implications for the future of Pennsylvania worker’s compensation.  Tom emphasized that Protz is ground breaking in the world of Pennsylvania workers compensation because it gives Claimants greater ammunition… Read More »

Senator Lee Introduces Bill to Strip the National Labor Relations Board of its Power to Prosecute Unfair Labor Practices

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Under the National Labor Relations Act (the Act), the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) has the power to investigate and prosecute unfair labor practices as defined by the  Act.  Unfair labor practices include, but are not limited to, such things as illegally interfering with employees’ rights to organize; retaliating against employees for supporting… Read More »

How Do Layoffs Impact Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation?

By Ira H. Weinstock |

The reality of the modern workforce is that Employers will sometimes go through layoffs during times of economic difficulty.  If you are receiving Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits or you have been injured on the job, at the time you have been laid off, you may have some additional options.  If you are laid off… Read More »

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