Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hurricane Sandy: State Police Remind Motorists of ‘Road Closed’ Law | Carlisle Sentinel | 10/29/12

The Pennsylvania State Police is reminding motorists of a new law that went into effect in September 6 giving steep penalties for those who ignore “road closed” signs.  Road closures are common due to flooding, downed power lines and downed … Continue reading

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DE Judge: Deported Immigrant Still Entitled To Workers’ Comp | Delawareonline.com | Sean O’Sullivan | 10/25/12

WILMINGTON— An employee who is injured on the job – even if he or she is living in the country without legal permission and falsified paperwork to gain employment – is entitled to workers’ compensation, according to a first-of-its kind … Continue reading

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AALDEF needs volunteers on Election Day for various states: DC, MA, MI, NY, PA | AALDEF | Chi-Ser Tran, Voting Rights Organizer | 10/18/12

If you know of others who would like to work with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund on November 6, please encourage them to sign up at http://www.aaldef.net/volunteer_monitor_form.aspx as soon as possible. AALDEF is working diligently to issue … Continue reading

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Senator Kitchen & Community Legal Services Offer Seminar on Paying Court Costs on 10/19/12 | SenatorKitchen.com | 10/5/12

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 5, 2012 – The Philadelphia courts have stepped up collection efforts for individuals owing costs, fines, supervision fees, restitution and bail to the criminal courts.   State Sen. Shirley Kitchen and Community Legal Services are offering a free … Continue reading

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Workzone: PA Lacks Laws Guarding Sexual Orientation | Ann Belser / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | 10/14/12

In 70 percent of Pennsylvania, gay employees who celebrated National Coming Out Day on Thursday would have no recourse if their bosses fired them Friday. That’s because a law to prohibit discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation or … Continue reading

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