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Fundamentals of Immigration Law that Every Lawyer Should Know

Title:  Fundamentals of Immigration Law that Every Lawyer Should Know Date:  Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Time:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Faculty:  Min S. Suh, Esq.                Gregory J. Eck, Esq. Location:  Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel ...

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Labor Attorneys Discuss Northwestern University v. College Athletes Players Association NLRB case

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – April 17, 2014 – Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP labor relations and employment law attorneys Michael Pepperman and Tiffani McDonough were the featured speakers on April 16th at the Sports & Entertainment Law Society at the University of Tulsa College of Law.  Pepperman and McDonough...

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Child Support: Will I Really Have to Pay for My Child’s College?

“Aren’t I done paying support once my kid turns 18?!” is common sentiment among many parents who are paying child support. A recent case that has been making waves in the news involves a New Jersey teenager who sued her parents so they would be forced to pay for her college education. Each state treats a divorced or separated pa...

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Immigration Attorney Min Suh Speaks at Drexel University's World Fusion Fest Workshop

Obermayer's Labor Releations and Employment Law attorney, Min S. Suh spoke at Drexel University’s International Students and Scholars Services World Fusion Fest workshop “Work Authorization for Foreign National” on April 8, 2014.  Suh discussed best practices and strategies regarding the transitions leading to Green Card stat...

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Paternity Leave Up To Bat: What Employers Should Know To Avoid Striking Out

Paternity leave is back in the spotlight after New York Mets second baseman, Daniel Murphy, decided to take his contractually guaranteed three days of paternity leave for the birth of his son—a decision which resulted in his absence from two games, including the season opener. Public criticism of Murphy’s paternity leave sparked a media...

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If It’s Broken, Fix It (At Least Temporarily): New “Doc Fix” Law Prevents Automatic Medicare Pay Cuts to Physicians

      Were you worried that your physician pay rate would plummet come March 31 due to medicare’s sustainable growth rate (“SGR”) formula? You can stop pulling out your hair, at least until next year. On April 1, 2014, President Obama signed into law a bill that stops automatic Medicare payment cuts due to SGR ...

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New HIPAA Tool Released by the Federal Government – Makes Assessing Risks Easier and It Won’t Cost You a Dime

Do you lie awake at night wondering if you or the health care entity for which you work is complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”)? If so, you will be happy to hear that a good night’s sleep might be in your future. You can read the full post, view and subscribe to the blog by going to h...

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Real Estate Tax Liens Attach to Persons, Not Just Property

In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law (Act No. 93 of 2013, the “Amendment”), designed to give municipalities and school districts improved means of collecting tax revenue. The Amendment permits a taxing district to enforce a claim for property taxes “as a lien against rea...

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I’ll Be Watching You: Medicare Billing Info on over 880,000 Providers Released by CMS to Improve Transparency

Every payment you take, every claim you make, someone will be watching you. No, we don’t mean Sting. We mean all the consumers and businesses that will have greater access to physician billing information now because today the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released billing and payment information for over 880,...

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Immigration Law: What Every Employer Must Know

There are a variety of nuances that employers deal with when hiring and managing foreign workers. Learn about “best practices” and the latest proposed immigration reform laws and how they will affect your business. Bring your questions about employer obligations under H-1B Specialty Occupation Visas and Business Travel under Visa Waiver...

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