Employment & Labor Law Blog

Claims brought against by employers by employees represent a large part of the cases filling our court’s dockets. We focus on assisting our clients to be positioned to avoid claims, and if the claims are brought, to be prepared to defend against them.
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Allegheny County Employers Mandated to Pay Sick Leave to Employees

Businesses and employees continue to deal with the ever-changing employment landscape arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, the changes are occurring on a local level. On March...
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Pennsylvania High Court Takes Up Enforceability of Restrictive Covenant In Non-Compete Agreement

In Sucko the plantiff sued his employer, Mid-Atlantic, after it threatened litigation to enforce a non-compete agreement Socko executed during his tenure with Mid-Atlantic. While employed as an...
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West Virginia Case Reinforces that an Employee's General Managerial Skills are Not a Protectable Interest Sufficient to Justify a Restrictive Covenant

In West Virginia, an inherently reasonable restrictive covenant is presumptively enforceable if the employer can show that it has interests requiring protection from the employee. In other words,...
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Claims brought against employers by employees represent a large part of the cases filling our court’s dockets. As a result, the attorneys at Houston Harbaugh, P.C., focus on assisting our clients to be positioned to avoid claims, and if the claims are brought, to be prepared to defend against them.

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Craig M. Brooks

An employment and labor attorney, Craig primarily represents management, providing advice on how to handle employee issues and actions, as well as defending or pursuing claims in court and before government agencies on matters.