Philadelphia—Beverage tax

Oral arguments were held before the Commonwealth Court on the Philadelphia beverage tax. PRLA is part of a coalition that submitted an amicus brief opposing the Philadelphia beverage tax. It could be months before the Commonwealth Court rules on the case.

Philadelphia—wage history

The Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is expected to file a lawsuit challenging legislation passed by City Council which stated that business cannot ask for an applicant’s salary history.  Without court intervention, the law will take effect May 23.    

Commonwealth Court hears oral arguments on Pittsburgh's paid leave mandate

Oral arguments on the lawsuit filed against the City of Pittsburgh's paid leave mandate were held before the Commonwealth Court. PRLA continues to maintain that the paid leave mandate violates the city's Home Rule Charter and therefore cannot take effect. We expect the Court's ruling shortly.