In the October 2016 Township News...
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How to Keep from Being Sued
Are you ready if a disgruntled worker files suit against your township? Learn how a well-defined set of policies, procedures, and commonsense practices can protect your municipality and its employees.
Overtime Pay Rule: Another Unfunded Mandate
The vice president of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants explains why the federal overtime pay rule is bad policy that will have significant ramifications for businesses of all sizes.
The Ins and Outs of At-Will Employment
The Ins and Outs of At-Will Employment In an at-will employment state, you can fire an employee any time for any reason or no reason at all, right? Not so fast. Find out when the doctrine applies and what the exceptions are so that your township can avoid legal trouble.
Home Rule: Not a Panacea
Home rule was intended to give municipalities greater flexibility and local control. It does not, however, solve every problem nor allow communities to act outside of state and federal laws.
How Are We Doing with Recycling?
Although recycling doesn’t get the press it did a decade or two ago, local governments continue to make opportunities available for their residents, sometimes with a little help from their county.
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