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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-2295




SEPTA Strike; Administrative Judge Administrative Order No. 2016-5

[46 Pa.B. 8173]
[Saturday, December 31, 2016]


And Now, this 26th day of October, 2016 in light of the announced strike by SEPTA commencing on November 1, 2016, in order to safeguard the rights of the various parties in litigation pending in the Courts of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania for or against SEPTA, It Is Hereby Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed that:

 1) all arbitrations, jury and non-jury trials in which SEPTA is a party will be continued for the duration of the strike and four (4) days after it ends;

 2) any Order issued in matters where SEPTA or a SEPTA employee represented by SEPTA counsel is a party are stayed during the pendency of the work stoppage and for twenty (20) days thereafter; and

 3) no default for failure to answer a Complaint, Petition or Motion, or to comply with a discovery Order will be issued for the duration of the strike and twenty (20) days thereafter.

 This Order is issued in accordance with Pa.R.C.P. No. 239 and the April 11, 1986 Order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Eastern District, No. 55 Judicial Administration and shall become effective immediately. The original Order shall be filed with the Office of Judicial Records, Civil (formerly, Prothonotary) in a Docket maintained for Administrative Orders issued by the Administrative Judge of the Trial Division, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, and shall be submitted to the Pennsylvania Bulletin for publication. Copies of the Order shall be submitted to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the Civil Procedural Rules Committee, American Lawyer Media, The Legal Intelligencer, Jenkins Memorial Law Library, and the Law Library for the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and shall be posted on the website of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania:

By the Court

Administrative Judge, Trial Division
Court of Common Pleas
Philadelphia County
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-2295. Filed for public inspection December 30, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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