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Happy Thanksgiving!

By Ira H. Weinstock |

  To all of our friends and clients, we wish you a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving.  Your Friends at Ira Weinstock, P.C.

Happy Labor Day!

By Ira H. Weinstock |

  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.

Department of Labor and Industry Offers Guidance Regarding Time Off for Parents with Children Who Have Serious Health Conditions

By Ira H. Weinstock |

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) generally requires covered Employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during a 12 month period to any eligible Employee who needs time off for, among other things, to care for an Employee’s child when that child has a serious health condition.  In a recent… Read More »

Trump Administration Issues Rule Preventing Union Dues from Being Deducted from Home Healthcare Workers’ Paychecks

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Unions for home healthcare workers are fighting a new Trump Administration rule preventing Union dues from being deducted and paid to Unions.  For most organized non-governmental workforces, employees can have their Union dues automatically deducted from the pay checks and paid directly to the Union to cover the costs of the Union’s representation.  The… Read More »

Worker Protection Bill Against Unjust Firing Being Considered in Philadelphia

By Ira H. Weinstock |

We receive calls every day from workers who are unfairly discharged.  Unfortunately for most of those workers because Pennsylvania is an “at will” employment state there are very few options when it comes to getting their job back.  Most of the time their discharges cannot be challenged even when there was no willful misconduct… Read More »

Commonwealth Court Considers Whether Caretaker Falls Within the Domestic Service Exception for Pennsylvania Worker’s Compensation

By Ira H. Weinstock |

In the matter of Van Leer v. WCAB, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court considered whether the injured worker’s duties as a caretaker for a woman suffering from mild dementia fell within the domestic service exception to the Pennsylvania Worker’s Compensation (WC) Act.  Under the “domestic service exception” any employee who at the time of injury… Read More »

Happy Holidays!

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.

Beware of Social Security Disability Scams

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Recently we have had clients call us and tell us that they were called by the Social Security Office and advised that their Social Security Disability benefits were being discontinued or denied and that the caller needed their personal information including the last four digits of their social security number.  Be advised that THIS… Read More »

2019 Pennsylvania Worker’s Compensation Maximum Wage Loss Rate is Announced

By Ira H. Weinstock |

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, the Pennsylvania injured worker’s maximum wage loss rate will increase for 2019.  Based upon the Statewide Average Weekly Wage, as determined by the Department of Labor & Industry for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, the maximum compensation payable under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation… Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving From Your Friends at Ira Weinstock, P.C.

By Ira H. Weinstock |

    To all of our friends and clients, we wish you a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving.  Your Friends at Ira Weinstock, P.C.  

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