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Labor and Employment Craziness on Tap for 2013: Are You Ready?

Location: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP One Penn Center, 19th Floor (Conference Room 19A) 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103-1895 P (215) 665-3000 The Firm’s office is conveniently located in the Suburban Station building and is easily accessible via SEPTA. Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Time: Re...

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NLRB Finds Unlawful Employer’s Policy And Practice Of Requiring Strict Confidentiality During Ongoing Workplace Investigation

This Summer, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) ruled that an employer’s policy and practice of requiring complaining employees and witnesses to maintain confidentiality during ongoing investigations was unlawful because it violated the employees’ rights under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (the &ldqu...

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Healthcare Reform 2012 and Beyond – What You Need to Know to Simplify Your Business

Location: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP One Penn Center, 19th Floor (Conference Room 19A) 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103-1895 P (215) 665-3000 Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Time: Registration & Continental Breakfast - 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Program - 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Program: Obermayer Re...

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New Jersey Enacts New Posting Requirement Regarding Wage Or Compensation Discrimination Based On Gender

Labor and Employment Law Update On September 19, 2012, the New Jersey Assembly passed a new law, imposing new posting and notice requirements. Effective November 19, 2012, every employer with 50 or more employees must conspicuously post notification, in a place or places accessible to all workers in each of the employer’s workplaces, in a ye...

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Health Care Reform Begets Wellness Initiatives

Amid all of the discussion regarding health reform and the uncertainty of its fate pending the outcome of the upcoming presidential election, companies are revisiting the benefits of wellness programs. Until recently, many companies had taken a stolid view of wellness programs, in some instances dismissing such programs as a waste of resources. On ...

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U.S. District Court Invalidates “Quickie Election” Rules

As we previously reported in an earlier Obermayer Alert (http://www.obermayer.com/whatsnew.php?action=view&id=409), the National Labor Relation Board’s (“NLRB” or “Board”) “quickie election” rules became effective on April 30, 2012. Two weeks later, on May 14, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Distr...

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What's Up with the NLRB in 2012: Change is in the Air

Location: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP One Penn Center, 19th Floor (Conference Room 19A) 1617 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103-1895 P (215) 665-3000 The Firm’s office is conveniently located in the Suburban Station building and is easily accessible via SEPTA.For driving directions click here. Date:  Wednes...

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Scratch April 30th -- D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Enjoined The NLRB From Enforcing Its New Notice Posting Rule

As you may recall, the National Labor Relations Board’s notice posting rule was previously scheduled to go into effect on November 30, 2011; however, implementation of that rule was postponed until January 31, 2012, and then again to April 30, 2012. On April 17, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted an emergency...

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Fumbling Through The FMLA as the ADA Rapidly Approaches

Fumbling Through The FMLA as the ADA Rapidly Approaches

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The NLRB Offers Guidance on Social Media Policies and Practices

The following article, authored by Michael S. Pepperman, a member of the Labor Relations & Employment Law department, appears in SuperVision, The Magazine of Industrial Relations and Operating Management (January 2012). Click below to read the article.   The NLRB Offers Guidance on Social Media Policies and Practices (PDF) The informatio...

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