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Guidelines and Ethics in Giving PowerPoint Presentations

Title:                   Guidelines and Ethics in Giving PowerPoint Presentations Date:                   Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Time:                   12pm to 1:30pm Faculty:                Sharen Nocella                           Location:...

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Preparation for Custody Evaluation

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DHS Announces Immigration Benefits Just Weeks Before Trump is Inaugurated

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a final rule related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs.  The rule is set to go into effect on January 17, 2017, just days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as President.  The final rule is intended to conform regulations with long standing DHS ...

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Obermayer Adds Labor & Employment Attorneys

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Charlene A. Barker and Lisa Koblin to the firm’s labor relations & employment law department in its Philadelphia office. The growing employment and labor team now boasts a total of 18 lawyers.             Barker focuses her practice on employment and labor law litigation, defending e...

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Season’s Greetings: Three Recent Wage and Hour Developments that Employers can be Thankful For

Overview With leaves falling, temperatures dropping, and Thanksgiving less than a day away, Americans are rapidly gearing up for the 2016 Holiday Season—the magical time between Black Friday and New Year’s when retailers kick into high gear, homes and storefronts are decorated to the nines, radio playlists take on a different tune, and we ...

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Christmas Comes Early — Texas Court Blocks New Overtime Rule Nationwide Saving Employers Millions of Dollars

Yesterday, Texas District Court Judge Amos L. Mazzant issued an order that immediately blocks the implementation of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime rule to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), which was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016. In order to comply with the new overtime rule, employers across th...

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Talented child, higher child support obligation?

The rise of social media such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Vine and Tumblr has undoubtedly put a spotlight on talent. Today, more children than ever are getting their “big break” within minutes of  parents posting a video of their children belting out a song, performing a dance routine, creating a breakthrough in science or excelling ...

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New I-9 Form Now in Effect

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  The previous version of the form will be accepted only until January 22, 2017. What’s different about the new Form I-9? The form has been updated to make it easier to complete and print using a computer.  Cha...

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The End of the Road for TransVantage Solutions, Inc.?

The TransVantage bankruptcy case and the resulting efforts by the Trustee to avoid carrier payments made by the defunct freight payment processor has been watched like an upcoming speed trap by the transportation industry concerned about the vulnerability of this business arrangement in bankruptcy. The more than 500 adversary Complaints filed i...

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Walter Cohen Quoted in PennLive on Kane

Walter Cohen was quoted on PennLive in, "What kind of porn e-mail report are you getting for the $385,000 Kathleen Kane spent (so far)?" Click here to read the full article.

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