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Labor Law Update: Senate Confirms Emanuel to NLRB, 3-2 Republican Majority Signals Potential Changes on the Way

As covered earlier by HR Legalist, the Trump Administration was expected to make changes to labor and employment law through appointments to federal agencies, including the EEOC and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  At the time of the election, the 5-member NLRB had only 3 seats filled (2 Democrats and 1 Republican), giving Mr. Trump...

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Environmental Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Transactions

Title:                    Environmental Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Transactions Date:                     Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Time:                    12pm to 1pm Faculty:                 Alex Basilevsky, Esq. Location:          ...

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Temporary Worker Visa Update: USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for Cap-Subject H-1B Visas

On Monday, September 18, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a news release announcing an immediate resumption of Premium Processing for all H-1B visa petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap. As summarized previously by HR Legalist, the H-1B status allows U.S. employers to hire foreign workers in “specialty oc...

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Avoid Scams and Ensure Tax Deductions When Donating to Hurricane Relief

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, you may be looking to make a charitable donation to support relief efforts. With dozens of organizations accepting donations, it can be difficult to know (1) whether you are donating to a reputable organization and avoiding scams, and (2) if your donation will be tax-deductible. Continue Reading ...

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Obermayer Chairman Named Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achiever

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP Chairman Thomas A. Leonard, III, has been named a “Lifetime Achiever” by Marquis Who’s Who. Leonard was endorsed as a leader in the legal industry for his many years’ experience in his professional network and was noted for his achievements, leadership qualities and the credentials and successes he...

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Obermayer Partner Appointed Co-Chair Camden County Bar Commercial Litigation Section

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Matthew Green was appointed co-chair of the Commercial Litigation Section of the Camden County Bar Association.   Green is a partner in the litigation department and labor relations & employment law department, where he serves as lead litigation counsel in complex commercial disputes and emp...

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Workers’ Comp Release Doesn’t Cover FMLA Claims, Says Third Circuit

Overview and Case Analysis On Monday, September 11, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held, in a precedent-setting opinion, that a workers’ compensation compromise and release agreement (C&R) did not prevent a former Boscov’s employee from filing claims against its employer for violations of the Family and Medical...

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Obermayer Adds Family Law and Business Attorney

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP adds Leslie B. Spoltore to the firm’s Family Law Group and Business & Finance Department. She will be based in Obermayer’s Delaware office. Spoltore focuses her practice in both family law and business law. She has experience in all Delaware courts, particularly with appeals to the Delaware Suprem...

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SECOND SATURDAY: Divorce Workshop - September 9, 2017

Obermayer's Family Law Group attorneys Shari Veisblatt and Amy Rokuson will be speaking at the Second Saturday Workshop on September 9, 2017.  

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FLSA Successor Liability – More Than You Bargained For

A common method for business expansion is for one company to acquire another company’s operations and then merge the operations into the acquiring company.  However, even when care is taken to structure such acquisitions to limit or avoid the potential liabilities of the company being acquired, the transaction can result in the purchasing ...

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