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Pennsylvania Labor & Employment Law

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James A Matthews, III


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Labor & Employment attorney James A. Matthews, III offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of federal,state and local law governing the aid in understanding and applying an often complex and counter-intuitive body of law.

Mr. Matthews discusses the background and modern application of the principle of employment-at-will and the contractual, statutory and policy exception; common law tort claims in the workplace; employee privacy, employee loyalty; wages & hours; benefits& leaves; health & safety; labor relations and collective bargaining;and other issues affecting the workplace.

Four Reasons Why You need the Pennsylvania Labor & Employment Law

  1. Federal and Pennsylvania Law on Commonly-Encountered issues at Your Fingertips
  2. Valuable Reference Tool for the Specialist and Generalist Alike
  3. An Accessible and Efficient Starting Point for Additional Research

PENNSYLVANIA LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Summary Chapter List

Chapter 1:  The Employment Relationship and Employment-at-Will

Chapter 2: Modification of Employment-at-Will by Contract

Chapter 3: Employment Discrimination

Chapter 4:  Other Statutory Limitations on Employment-at-Will

Chapter 5: Non-Statutory Limitations on Employment-at-Will: “Public Policy”

Chapter 6: Workplace Torts

Chapter 7: Employee Privacy & Freedom of Action

Chapter 8: Employee Loyalty & Protection of Employer Interests

Chapter 9:  Wages& Hours

Chapter 10: Family,Medical, & Military Leave

Chapter 11: Workplace Health and Safety

Chapter 12: Unemployment Compensation


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  • Availability: Available
  • Brand: The Legal Intelligencer
  • Product Type: Books
  • Edition: 1
  • ISBN: 978-1-57625-469-7
  • Pub#/SKU#: palab12
  • Pub Date: 12/30/2013

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  • James A Matthews, III
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James A. Matthews, III is a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP in Philadelphia. He is co-chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Department and an elected member of the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Matthews has more than 25 years’ experience representing management in all aspects of the employment relationship. He has extensive trial and appellate litigation experience in the arbitral, administrative, and judicial systems.
 
His practice includes union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, strikes, and labor arbitration employment discrimination and wrongful discharge issues, the employment implications of mergers, acquisitions, relocations, and other major transactions, employment, non-disclosure, and non-competition agreements, multi-employer benefit plan issues, including serving as management plan counsel and representing participating employers in withdrawal liability avoidance planning and withdrawal liability and contribution disputes labor-related antitrust issues Jim has particular experience in the transportation and logistics industry, including air, rail, trucking and shipping (both ocean and inland); public transit; stevedoring and marine terminal operations; and warehousing and distribution.
Before Fox Rothschild, Mr. Matthews was a partner at another national law firm. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Francis L. Van Dusen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In law school, Jim served as Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif, and received the Hyman-Goodman Award for Outstanding Academic and Extracurricular Achievement.
Honors and Awards
• Martindale Hubbell
"AV" rated
• Included in a list of "Super Lawyers" by
Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2008 through 2012)
• Included in a list of "Corporate Counsel Super Lawyers" in the area of Labor & Employment (2009 and 2010)
• Included in a list of "The Best Lawyers in America" in the area of Labor and Employment Law (2007-2013)
 
 
 
 

Also by James A Matthews, III:
Pennsylvania Labor & Employment Law: Employment Discrimination

PENNSYLVANIA LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Summary Chapter List

 

Chapter 1:  The Employment Relationship and Employment-at-Will

 

Chapter 2: Modification of Employment-at-Will by Contract

   

Chapter 3: Employment Discrimination

 

Chapter 4:  Other Statutory Limitations on Employment-at-Will

 

Chapter 5: Non-Statutory Limitations on Employment-at-Will: “Public Policy”

 

Chapter 6: Workplace Torts

 

Chapter 7: Employee Privacy & Freedom of Action

 

Chapter 8: Employee Loyalty & Protection of Employer Interests

 

Chapter 9:  Wages & Hours

 

Chapter 10: Family, Medical, & Military Leave

 

Chapter 11: Workplace Health and Safety

                   

Chapter 12: Unemployment Compensation