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In Pittsburgh, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Pittsburgh labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Pennsylvania
Total Employed 2003. 5,261
Total Members of unions 794
Percent of Employed 15.1
Total Employed Represented by Unions 847
Persent Total Employed 2004 16.1
Total Employed 2004. 5,298
Total Members of unions 793
Percent of Employed 15
Total Employed Represented by Unions 842
Persent of Total Employed 2004 15.9

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Pittsburgh primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Pittsburgh workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Pittsburgh labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Pittsburgh labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Pittsburgh worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Pittsburgh labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


News about Labor Law cases in Pittsburgh and nationwide:

Fall Hazards At Norwich, Conn., Construction Site

Potentially fatal 18- and 27-foot falls at a Norwich, Conn., residential construction site have led to $120,500 in proposed fines for a Newark, N.J... Read more >

EEOC And BNSF Railway Agree To Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit For $800,000

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) today announced that they had agreed to settle an age discrimina... Read more >

OSHA Fines Company $138,200 For Workplace Safety Violations

CLEVELAND -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed $138,200 in fines against Florand Co.... Read more >

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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms

Federal Reserve Bank

One of the 12 operating arms of the Federal Reserve System, located throughout the United States, that together with their 25 branches carry out various functions of the U.S. central bank system.

Economic strike

Economic strikes are not a ground for terminating participating employees and they result when employees strike after a stalemate in negotiations over a contract with management.

Wrongful termination

In addition to "at will employment" courts have extended the measures to protect a worker's job and have set certain guidelines for terminating employees.

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