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Oil Patch Regulators Order Bakken Crude “Stabilized,” A Step to Enhance Oil Train Safety

On December 9 the North Dakota Industrial Commission issued an Order requiring production facilities to separate volatile gases, the so-called “light ends,” like propane and butane, from crude oil before it is shipped to ports and refineries. Twenty percent of all crude oil produced in North Dakota is shipped by rail to refineries in Ph...

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Congress Acts To Help Employers That Are Compelled By State Or Local Laws To Exclude Employees With Certain Criminal Histories

To read about Congress' recently proposed legislation to help protect employers that are compelled by state or local laws to exclude employees with certain criminal histories click here. You can read the full post, view and subscribe to the blog by going to: www.hrlegalist.com

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Anchorage Community Mental Health Services to Pay $125,000 in Newest HIPAA Settlement: Covered Entities and Business Associates Must Update Unpatched and Unsupported Software, Says OCR

The latest post of the Health Law Gurus discusses the Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc. (“ACMHS”) will pay $125,000 to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) to settle alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (&ldqu...

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Michael E. Bertin Presents at Advanced Training for Family Mediators

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin presented at the Advanced Training for Family Mediators – hosted by Good Shepherd Mediation Center. Bertin is immediate past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-wrote the ...

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CMS Issues Proposed Rule Addressing Changes to Medicare Shared Savings Program

The latest post of the Health Law Gurus discusses the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule (the “Proposed Rule”) on December 1, 2014 regarding certain changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program. To read click here.

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Placing “Limits” on “Unlimited” Vacation Policies

To read about Placing “Limits” on “Unlimited” Vacation Policies click here. You can read the full post, view and subscribe to the blog by going to: www.hrlegalist.com

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Family Law Practice featured in December 2014 edition of Suburban Life, "A tradition of keeping families whole"

Obermayer’s Family Law Practice is profiled in Suburban Life/Montgomery County Magazine (December 2014) in the article, “A tradition of keeping families whole.”  Click here to read the article.

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Obermayer Family Matters Blog Post, November 24, 2014 - Custody of Pets in Divorce

To read about custody of your dog during divorce go to our blog by clicking here.

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Bah Humbug! The Top 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning an Office Holiday Party

Last year HRLegalist offered Eight Tips for a Problem-Free Office Holiday Celebration. This year we’ve complemented that most excellent advice with a few more suggestions to help your company foster a festive holiday spirit while avoiding headaches – of the legal and literal variety! You can read the full post, view and subscribe to th...

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WARNING: Don’t Forget About OSHA’s Crowd Safety Requirements During The Black Friday Frenzy

To read about OSHA's crowd safety control during Black Friday click here.

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