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NLRB Rules Bergdorf Shoe Sellers Are Mismatched for Micro-Bargaining Unit

In a long-awaited decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) unanimously held that women’s shoe sales associates from two different departments within Bergdorf Goodman’s New York store could not be combined into a single micro-bargaining unit. Specifically, in Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. d/b/a Bergdorf Goodman, 361 N.L.R.B. No. 1...

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Going Paperless? Legal Guidelines & Tips for a Paperless HR Department

In today’s high-tech business environment, it is commonplace for employers to digitize personnel documents. Maintaining these documents in electronic form has obvious benefits, including ease of accessibility and storage efficiency. Although electronic storage of personnel records is permissible under federal employment laws, employers must b...

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News from the Health Law Gurus™: Week of July 20th, 2014

News from the Health Law Gurus™ is a weekly summary of notable health law news from around the country with helpful links to related content. Check back every week for the latest health law news stories. Click here to view the full article.

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File for Divorce Now—or Wait?

File for Divorce Now—or Wait? Many people struggle emotionally with the decision to file a divorce complaint.  Divorce is not something that anyone pursues lightly. Most people want to be sure that they have exhausted every effort to work issues out with their spouses before they file for divorce. For those people who are struggl...

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A Tale of Two Circuits: D.C. Circuit, Fourth Circuit Split on ACA Subsidies

    A Tale of Two Circuits: D.C. Circuit, Fourth Circuit Split on ACA Subsidies It was the best of times for ACA subsidies, it was the worst of times for ACA subsidies. On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) and the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (“Fourth Circuit”) came...

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News from the Health Law Gurus™: Week of July 13th, 2014

News from the Health Law Gurus™ is a weekly summary of notable health law news from around the country with helpful links to related content. Check back every week for the latest health law news stories. Click here to read the weekly summary.

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Hercules Grigos quoted on PlanPhilly.com on Renaissance Plaza residential/retail complex

Hercules Grigos quotes on PlanPhilly.com on Renaissance Plaza residential/retail complex. Click here to view the full article.

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Obermayer Partner Elected Treasurer of the Family Law Section of the PA Bar Association

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was elected Treasurer of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Bertin is the immediate past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-wrote the book on Pennsylva...

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Can I Remove My Spouse From Our Home During the Divorce Litigation?

  We know how difficult it is to remain under the same roof with your spouse during a divorce. Generally, during an initial consultation, clients always ask us what is the quickest way to remove his/her spouse from the marital residence. Unfortunately, since generally neither party has a superior right to the home, the answer is that neithe...

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Surprising Shakeup in Construction Lending: New Law Kisses Kessler Goodbye

On July 9, 2014, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 117 of 2014 which amends the Mechanics’ Lien Law to grant lien priority to open-end mortgages over mechanics’ liens, provided that sixty percent (60%) of the proceeds of such mortgages are used for construction costs. This amendment clarifies the 2012 Superior Court of Pennsylva...

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