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Obermayer Partner Speaks at PA Bureau of Mediation and PA Labor Relations Board Joint Conference

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Benjamin Pratt spoke at the 2017 Pennsylvania Bureau of Mediation and Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board Joint Conference in Camp Hill, PA.  He discussed salary schedules in teacher negotiations. Attendees included representatives of the PLRB, the Bureau of Mediation, Arbitrators, Management Attor...

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Tax Tips

Internal Revenue Service Temporarily Holding Off on Issuing New Regulations The Internal Revenue Service is temporarily holding off on issuing new rules while evaluating the impact of executive orders from President Trump.  It is anticipated that no new rulings will be forth coming until Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sets up his tax team.  ...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to 2017 New Jersey Rising Stars List

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce four of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2017 New Jersey Rising Stars list: Matthew A. Green – Business Litigation Barbara E. Little – Estate & Probate Thomas Roberto – Family Law Amy Rokuson – Family Law Shari B. Veisblatt – Family Law The lists ...

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David Ladov Discusses "Why I love the Constitution" on the American Law Journal

David Ladov Discusses "Why I love the Constitution" on the American Law Journal. Click here to watch the video.

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Walter Cohen quoted on Law360

Walter Cohen was quoted on Law360 in, "Please May Haunt Ex-PSU Prez at Child Endangerment Trial." Click here to read full article.

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Be Careful With That! – Second Circuit Dismisses Failure to Accommodate Claim Brought by “Needle Phobic” Pharmacist

On March 21, 2017, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a former Rite Aid pharmacist’s claim against Rite Aid for refusing to accommodate his “needle phobia.” In 2011, Rite Aid altered the job description for its pharmacists to include immunization certification as an “essential duty and responsibility.”  Rite Aid altered t...

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JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE SALES ARE IMMUNE TO PREFERENCE CHALLENGES

  The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has recently held that a pre-petition foreclosure of a debtor’s real property, conducted in accordance with state law, is not subject to attack as a preference under 11 U.S.C. § 547.[1]Continue Reading    

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MARCH MADNESS 2017: HOW TO AVOID FOULING OUT FROM AN EMPLOYMENT LAW PERSPECTIVE

Across the country, sports fans are gearing up for their favorite seasonal competition: the NCAA “March Madness” tournament. Those with winning brackets can earn prizes ranging from neighborhood bragging rights, up to a million dollars per year, for life (if you are one of Warren Buffet’s employees). Competition prizes and popularity notwit...

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As the Northeast Prepares for a Major, Late Season Snow Storm, HR Legalist Reminds our Readers of the Importance of Employer Responsibility to Employees in a Time of Inclement Weather

In January 2015, HR Legalist contributor, Teleicia D’Amberville, wrote about employer responsibilities towards employees when a serious weather event occurs.    As a major snow storm is set to hit the Northeast of the United States this week, we thought it wise to remind our readers of Ms. D’Amberville’s sound advice.  In the meantime, ...

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Michael Phillips quoted on PlanPhilly on Philadelphia Fishtown Church

Michael Phillips was quoted onPlanPhilly in, "Live/work reuse ahead for Fifth Reformed Dutch Church in Fishtown." Click here to read the full article.   

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