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New Jersey Joins Growing List of States Prohibiting Employers from Demanding Social Media Passwords

Governor Chris Christie recently signed new legislation that places New Jersey on a growing list of states that prohibit private employers from requesting or requiring current or prospective employees to disclose their usernames, passwords, or any other access information for any “personal account” on a social media site, such as Twitte...

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David L. Ladov and Robert I Whitelaw interviewed by Divorce Magazine

David L. Ladov and Robert I Whitelaw were interviewed by Divorce Magazine as a part of their teleseminar program. Click here to listen to the teleseminar.

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BEWARE OF THAT LEASED PHOTOCOPIER: THE PHI YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU HAD

You might be rejoicing at the thought of returning your old worn down leased photocopier and replacing it with the latest state of the art improvement in photocopier technology. But, little did you know that your old photocopier could inadvertently subject your organization to violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA"), which may result in substantial financial penalties.

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Implementing the Interactive Process under the ADA

The duty to provide a reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability is considered one of the most important statutory requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Under the ADA, an employer with 15 or more employees is required to provide a covered job applicant or employee with a reasonable accommodation, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship (i.e., significant difficulty or expense) or direct threat.

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Hercules Grigos quoted on Philly.com on townhome development proposed at Columbus and Catherine Streets

Hercules Grigos was quoted on Philly.com in, "Architect plans 75 townhouses for Philly's Queen Village," on a 75-unit townhome development his client is proposing for the location.

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Outlook from the U.S. Labor Department: What’s Hot in Wage and Hour Law and Updates on Recent Changes in the Law

Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association &Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLPPresent Outlook from the U.S. Department of Labor: What’s Hot in Wage and Hour Law and Updates on Recent Changes in the Law The discussion will focus on enforcement strategies and the ins and outs of some of the laws enforced by the Wage and Hour...

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Highlighting the Revisions to the Child Custody Rules

In January 2011, the new custody act became effective and changed the landscape of child custody in Pennsylvania. However, the Rules of Civil Procedure pertaining to child custody tracked the custody statutes previously in effect and created inconsistency. The much anticipated revised custody rules were promulgated and became effective September 3....

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David Nasatir quoted in Times Herald on Conshohocken Redevelopment Affirmation

Dave Nasatir was quoted in Times Herald, "Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority Affirms Conshohocken Redevelopment Selection" on the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority's unanimous affirmation of the Conshohocken Borough Council’s selection of Keystone Property Group (KPG) of Lower Merion to redevelop four parcels in Conshohock...

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New Jersey Prohibits Employers From Demanding Social Media Passwords

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey became the twelfth state to enact legislation prohibiting employers from conditioning employment on access to an employee's personal social media account. The new law takes effect on December 1, 2013. Under the law, an employer may not require or request any employee or prospective employee to disclose the user name,...

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Fantasy Football Leagues in the Workplace

A sampling of Obermayer's HR Legalist Blog's recent post on fantasy football leagues in the workplace can be read here. The start of a new NFL season brings with it the start of a new fantasy football season.  According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, approximately 24.3 million people play fantasy football.   Many fantasy l...

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