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Obermayer Launches Health Law GurusTM Blog

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP announces the launch of “Health Law GurusTM” – a health law Blog, covering emerging and new developments in health law, health care reform, HIPAA and HITECH privacy issues, and technology, regulatory, and compliance matters. From emerging issues under the Affordable Care Act to new health...

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’Tis the Season To Review Holiday Pay Practices & Employee Requests for Time-Off

With Thanksgiving coinciding with Hanukkah this year and Christmas fast-approaching, employers should review carefully their obligations regarding requests for time-off and holiday pay practices.  Specifically, the latter requests often trigger employer responsibilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), Title VII of the ...

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Hercules Grigos quoted on Philly.com on zoning approval of development at Callowhill Street and Columbus Boulevard

Hercules Grigos was quoted on Philly.com in, "1,350 rental apartments, two gyms approved for Philly waterfront," on the plan to build a four-tower, residential mixed-use development at Callowhill Street and Columbus Boulevard, which won Planning Commission approval Tuesday. Click here to read more.

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Nina Stryker Authors Chapter in Estate Planning in Pennsylvania

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Nina B. Stryker authored a chapter in the newly published 2013 supplement on the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, Estate Planning in Pennsylvania, 2012 Edition. The chapter, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, focused on death taxes. Chair of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Dep...

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Hercules Grigos quoted on Philly.com on Renaissance Plaza project

Hercules Grigos was quoted on Philly.com on the revision to plans for Renaissance Plaza - the residential  and retail complex Carl Marks Real Estate plans to build at the former World  Trade Center site on the Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia. Click here to read the full article.

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Attention New Jersey Employers: Whistleblowers Are More Common Than You May Think

When you think about whistleblowers, you might think of Edward Snowden, who recently exposed the NSA’s surveillance program. While high profile cases often garner the most attention, whistleblowing statutes afford protections to all employees who report or object to illegal activity or misconduct even on a smaller scale. If you have operation...

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Investigating Employee Complaints of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is once again receiving significant media attention after a Miami Dolphins offensive lineman, Jonathan Martin, lodged allegations of bullying and harassment by fellow lineman Richie Incognito and other unnamed teammates. While the National Football League investigates Martin’s claims, the Dolphins have suspended Incognito p...

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Investigating Employee Complaints of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is once again receiving significant media attention after a Miami Dolphins offensive lineman, Jonathan Martin, lodged allegations of bullying and harassment by fellow lineman Richie Incognito and other unnamed teammates. While the National Football League investigates Martin's claims, the Dolphins have suspended Incognito pending...

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Stephanie Winegrad Elected Secretary of the Montgomery Bar Family Law Section for 2014

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Stephanie Winegrad has been elected secretary of the Montgomery Bar Family Law Section for 2014. Stephanie H. Winegrad focuses her practice on family law, handling matters including, divorce, custody and support. She is a frequent lecturer on family law topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute an...

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Tiffani McDonough Interviewed on LexBlog Network on Politics in the Workplace

Though Election Day has come and gone, politic discussions are still taking place in workplaces across the country—they’re always taking place in workplaces across the country. Now, when you think of how employers should treat political discussions in the workplace, the first thought may be “avoid them at all costs,” but the...

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