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NLRB SETS ASIDE UNION ELECTION ON TECHNICAL VIOLATION OF QUICKIE ELECTION RULE

As our readers may recall, last year HRLegalist previously reported how the National Labor Relation Board’s (“Board”) quickie election rules would impact an employer’s ability to counter a union’s organizing efforts by expediting the election process and effectively limit the employer’s ability to raise pre-election challenges to pr...

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New Jersey Estate Tax To Be Phased Out

With the ringing in of the New Year, residence of New Jersey woke up to a new estate tax exemption level – $2 million (increased from $675,000).  This increase was a part of the negotiated tax bill that became  law effective November 1, 2016.  Continue Reading

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Family Law Attorneys featured in December 2016 edition of Suburban Life, Fresh Start for a New Year

Obermayer’s Family Law Practice is profiled in Suburban Life/Montgomery County Magazine’s (December 2016) cover and in the article, “Fresh Start for a New Year”  Click here to read the article.

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Department of Justice’s Holiday Treat: A New Final Rule for Employers

As the saying goes, “No news is good news,” and HRLegalist is happy to report today that the final rule introduced this week by the Department of Justice, just in time for the holidays, introduces no new requirements for employers, which is about as good a gift as we can expect from the federal government! We report on the final rule simply a...

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Edmond George Presents at PICPA Forensic & Litigation Services Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Edmond M. George presented, “Litigation Support Services Track: Testimonial Skills Workshop,” at the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Forensic & Litigation Services Conference.  The conference, aimed at accounting professionals, provided guidance to attendees on devel...

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Obermayer Adds Family Law Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Thomas A. Roberto to the firm’s family law department. Roberto practices in the firm’s Cherry Hill, NJ, office. Roberto represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial law matters involving issues of custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, domestic violence and p...

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Trial Court's Granting of Child Relocation to Florida Reversed

Some of the more trying and difficult child custody cases are relocation cases. Prior to the custody act of 2011, relocation cases in Pennsylvania were governed by the case of Gruber v. Gruber, 583 A.2d 434 (Pa. Super. 1990), and its progeny. The Gruber case provided a three-pronged analysis and was interpreted by numerous Superior Court cases to c...

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New Year Brings Marginal Increase to Minimum Wage in New Jersey

On January 1, 2017, New Jersey’s minimum wage will increase from $8.38 to $8.44 per hour.  This six-cent increase is the first rise in minimum wage in New Jersey since January 2015.  This news comes shortly after Governor Chris Christie vetoed a Democratic-backed bill that would have increased the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2021.  As...

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Say “So Long” to Salary History Inquiries: Philadelphia Set to Become the First City to Ban Employers from Asking Job Applicants about Prior Earnings

  For over fifty years, federal legislation has prohibited wage discrimination based on gender. Specifically, the Equal Pay Act of 1963 requires equal pay for equal work performed by men and women working in the same establishment. Despite the federal protections for pay equity, there remains an obvious wage gap between men and women. Althoug...

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Obermayer Adds Three New Associates

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP welcomed three new associates to the firm this fall. Qiwei Chen joins the firm’s Litigation Department, Malcolm J. Ingram joins the firm’s Labor Relations & Employment Law Department and Nicole E. Norcross joins the firm’s Business & Finance Department. Ingram and Norcross are located in the ...

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