Charles A. Ercole

Practice Areas
Education

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. (1993)

Saint Joseph's University, B.A. (1981)

Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

Member,  Board of Directors, Homeless Advocacy Project

Board President,  St. Francis Xavier School

Past Board President,  Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly

 

Charles A. Ercole

Partner
Cherry Hill Office
457 Haddonfield Road - Suite 510
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-2220
Philadelphia Office
1835 Market Street - Suite 1400
Philadelphia, PA 19103

215.569.4282 phone
215.568.6603 fax
cercole@klehr.com
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Charles A. Ercole is a partner and Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Law Practice Group.

Mr. Ercole has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® consecutively since 2009 by a vote of his peers.

Mr. Ercole represents and advises clients in all aspects of employment litigation including sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, and non-competition/non-solicitation/trade secret agreements. Mr. Ercole has acted as lead counsel in class actions. He represents employers in their dealings with organized labor, including union avoidance campaigns, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and defending unfair labor practice charges. His clients value his business acumen and negotiating skills.

Mr. Ercole is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Publications and Presentations

Author, "NLRB Holds That Employment Arbitration Agreements Cannot Prohibit Class Actions," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Winter 2012

Author, "Churches, Synagogues and Mosques Not Covered By Employment Laws," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Winter 2012

Author, "Camera in Bathroom Likely an Unlawful Invasion of Privacy," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Winter 2012

Author, "Bad Economy May Relieve Employer of Warn Act Obligations," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2012

Co-Author, "Wage and Hour Issues Continue to Trip Up Employers," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2012

Author, "ADA May Require Reasonable Accommodation of Reduced Commuting Distance," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Fall 2011

Author, "Refusing To Hire Unemployed Individuals," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Fall 2011

Author, "National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") Dismisses Facebook Case," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Fall 2011

Author, "Employers May Be Liable for Money Damages For Errors in Benefit Plan Descriptions," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2011

Author, "Handbilling Permitted on Private Property," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2011

Author, "Good News, Bad News for Walmart," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Spring 2011

Author, "States - Including Pennsylvania - Inact New Laws to Punish Intentional Misclassification of Workers," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Fall 2010

Author, "Social Networking: Cause For Firing or An Unfair Labor Practice," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Fall 2010

Author, "Dealing with Workplace Violence," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2010

Author, "New DOL Regulations Expand Definition of Parent for FMLA Leave Purposes," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2010

Author, "What is the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act?," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Spring 2009

Author, "Unionized Workers May or May Not Be Required to Arbitrate Employment Discrimination Claims," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Spring 2009

Author, "In Tough Economic Times Are Furloughs Or Shortened Schedules The Way To Go?," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2009

Author, "Getting A Release When Paying Severance," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Summer 2009

Author, "Healthcare Premiums Paid By Stimulus Package," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Winter 2009

Author, "Arbitration Policy May Not Prevent Employees From Pursuing a Class Action," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Winter 2009

Author, "New Regulations Make It Easier to Investigate Employee Misconduct," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Winter 2005

Author, "The Latest Basis for Multi-Million Dollar Settlements and Verdicts Against Employers - Cell Phone Use," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Winter 2005

Author, "Are Federal Government Contractors Required to Post Beck Notice," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Spring 2003

Author, "Failure to Supervise Your Supervisors Can Be Costly," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Winter 2003

Author, "Investigating Sexual Harassment Complaints," Labor and Employment Update, Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg & Ellers LLP, Fall 2002

Faculty member, "Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Action: Why are they a human resource issue?" - "Safeguarding Your Company Against SOX Claims Through Human Resource Best Practices," "Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)," and "Conducting a Quality Assurance Audit - How Does Your Company Measure Up?" - National Business Institute, February 2006 
 


Speeches and Publications

"Sexual Harassment: Management and Union Viewpoints,"  American Arbitration Association, Continuing Legal Education, Philadelphia, PA

"Retaliation: How to Deal With the Employee Who Has Filed Suit Against the Company,"  Institute of Business Law, Philadelphia, PA

"Freedom of Speech and Other First Amendment Rights,"  Pennsylvania Borough Solicitor's Association, Philadelphia, PA

"AIDS: Latest Developments in the Law,"  Operating Room Professionals Continuing Education Course, White Haven, PA

"Sexual Harassment: Avoiding Liability,"  International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Conference, Seattle, WA, Seattle, WA

"Workplace Investigations,"  National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA (online)

"Developments in Delaware Employment Law,"  National Business Institute Continuing Education for Human Resources, Wilmington, DE