IBEW Local Union 1600

PO Box 470
Trexlertown, PA 18087, USA

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Whitehall-Coplay SB resolves to aid development of former Lehigh Valley Dairy site

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:15:01 -0700

In an effort to eventually increase the school district's tax revenue and encourage development of MacArthur Road's long-abandoned 10-acre Lehigh Valley Dairy site, the Whitehall-Coplay School Board passed a joint resolution Monday evening approving state tax increment financing (TIF) to encourage investment and development of the parcel. According to school district solicitor Jeffrey Sultanik ...

Discrimination still a barrier for pregnant workers

Sat, 07 Mar 2015 18:26:08 -0800

I initially didn't pay much attention to the recent announcement that a Berks County trucking company had discriminated against an employee because she was pregnant.

LV residents getting refunds for closed health clubs

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:31:16 -0800

 Lehigh Valley residents who had pre-paid memberships at three racquetball/health clubs that abruptly closed last year will be getting refunds. The state's Bureau of Consumer Protection received 124 complaints about the clubs closing. The agreement to refund $75.000 was announced Wednesday by state Attorney General Kathleen Kane. "Consumers have rights when they sign a health-club contract and ...

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