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Employers Must Use New Form I-9 Starting May 7, 2013

EMPLOYERS MUST USE NEW FORM I-9 STARTING MAY 7, 2013 March 19, 2013On March 8, 013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released a revised Form I-. The main changes to the revised Form I-9 are as follows: improved instructions; additional data fields for employee telephone numbers and email addresses; and, a revised ...

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Michael Pepperman Speaks at ACI's NLRB Labor Law Disputes and Litigation forum in NYC

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA--MARCH 18, 2013--Obermayer’s Labor Relations Practice Group Chair Michael Pepperman will be a speaker at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) National Advanced Forum on Nation Labor Relations Board (NLRB) & Labor Law Disputes and Litigation in New York City on March 21-22, 2013.  The conference i...

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David Nasatir Returns to Obermayer Bringing Group from Thorp Reed

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – March 11, 2013 – David A. Nasatir has rejoined Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP, as a partner and the chair of the firm’s Business and Finance Department, bringing with him associates Karen M. Sanchez and Stephanie J. Sprenkle as well as paralegal Annette Talerico and marketing specialist Bet...

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The Obermayer Advisor Estate Planning – Winter 2013
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Our last newsletter addressed the “fiscal cliff” looming over the financial landscape. As you know by now, the cliff was averted by last minute action of our Congress on New Year’s Day culminating in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. This newsletter summarizes the key features of the new tax act as it relates to our estate...

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New FMLA Regulations for Airline Flight Crew and Military Members

Employers should review and revise their employee handbook policy language and re-train human resources and management staff on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as it relates to benefits for military family members and flight crews. Specifically, on February 5, 2013, the Department of Labor announced changes to the FMLA amendments under the ...

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Obermayer Continues to Build Practice with Addition of Paige Macdonald-Matthes

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February 25, 2013 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP continues to grow with the addition of Paige Macdonald-Matthes, who joined the firm on February 25, 2013. This is the second addition for Obermayer so far in 2013. Last month, former Deputy General Counsel of the Philadelphia Housing Authority Michael ...

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De Novo Review Required of Parenting Coordination Decisions

A parenting coordinator is an individual who is appointed by the court in custody cases to assist in executing and enforcing ancillary issues of a custody order. Parenting coordination has become a hot issue in the area of Pennsylvania child custody. It is also a controversial issue. The controversy is multifaceted. One of the issues is whether a p...

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Lawrence Tabas Discusses Health Insurance Exchanges and the New Federal Health Care Law

Obermayer’s Health Care Department Chair, Lawrence Tabas authored the article, “Health Insurance Exchanges and the New Federal Health Care Law” published in the monthly issue of the Pennsylvania Republican.  In the article, Lawrence explains what is a Health Insurance Exchange and why many states, including Pennsylvania and ...

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Navigating Office Romances and Avoiding Litigation

Valentine's Day is upon us and companies are experiencing workplace romance at its finest, which is why it is a good time to consider updating or implementing office romance policies. According to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder, four out of 10 workers admit to having dated a colleague during their careers, and 31 percent of those relationships...

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Walter Phillips Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Walter Phillips was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer's, "A Veteran Philadelphia Corruption-Buster Says the Current Wave of Investigations is a Good Sign." Click here to read the full article.

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