Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

Environmental Issues and the Presidential Candidates: How Will The Incoming President Affect My Business?

With all the hype surrounding the 2016 presidential candidates (and their Twitter accounts), it seems that environmental issues are getting lost in the noise. The two leading candidates, however, could not be more divided on…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

New Safe Harbor Process for Transfer of Personal Data Between US and EU

If your company does business in Europe — including by selling products or services or by employing or collecting information about European residents — and transfers information or data to the US, you must comply with new EU…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

IRS Provides Guidance for Making an 83(b) Election

On July 25, 2016, in T.D. 9779, the IRS published final regulations concerning the procedures for making an election under section 83(b) of the Code. The new final regulation, Treas. Reg. §1.83-2, eliminates the requirement for…more
| Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Taxation

Basic Contract Issues for New Physician Contracts

When physicians have finally completed the medical education journey, many are confronted with a “physician employment contract,” usually from a hospital or medical practice, which could define the essential terms of their…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Law

City of Pittsburgh adopts Riverfront IPOD

On June 6, 2016, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto signed legislation enacted by City Council amending the City of Pittsburgh Zoning Code by establishing a Riverfront Interim Planning Overlay District (“IPOD”). The…more
| Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

CMS Posts Open Payment Data – $7.52 Billion in 2015

CMS published the 2015 Open Payment Data on June 30, 2015. CMS has presented tables in its press release showing the highest paid specialties and highest paying companies…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

New Sample Notice for Employee Wellness Programs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) has issued a sample notice that will help employers who have wellness programs comply with their obligations under a recently issued Americans with Disabilities Act (the…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Rounding of Hours for Non-Exempt Employees

A question I am frequently asked is how an employer should pay an hourly, non-exempt employee when that employee does not work exactly an 8 hour day. The answer is that the Department of Labor allows employers to round the…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Best Practices For Implementing Internal Security Controls

Many security risks can be avoided or mitigated by implementing sufficient internal security controls which are tailored to the organization’s size, needs, and specific industry. The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sets forth…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

District Potentially Liable for Hiring Teacher Alleged to Have Inappropriately Touched Students

Poe v. Southeast Delco Sch. Dist., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 168598 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 16, 2015): Hiring a teacher with past allegations of sexual misconduct toward students made the district and an administrator potentially liable…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

Appeals Court Holds that Title IX Requires Schools to Provide Transgender Students Access to Restrooms Congruent with their Gender Identity

G. G. v. Gloucester County School Board, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 7026 (4th Cir. Va. Apr. 19, 2016). A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reverses the lower court’s dismissal of a transgender boy’s…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Education

Teacher’s Verbal Abuse of Student Does Not Rise to “Conscious-Shocking” Level Necessary to Support Due Process Claim

L.H. and C.H. v. Pittston Area Sch. Dist., 130 F. Supp. 3d 918 (M.D. Pa 2015) (Decided September 10, 2015). The District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania determined that verbal abuse by a teacher, by itself, does…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

Courts Consider New Definition Of “Sex” Discrimination – What It Means For Pennsylvania Employers

Can employees in Western Pennsylvania sue their employer for sexual orientation discrimination under federal law? Right now, the answer is no – but that may be changing soon. In a landmark case called EEOC v. Scott…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

DOL Issues New FMLA Poster and Guidance

As any employer should know, there are certain posters that you are required to display that inform employees of their rights under the various employment laws. One of those posters advises them of their rights under the Family…more
| Labor & Employment Law

The SEC Promulgates Long Awaited Rules on Investor Regulation Crowdfunding

Most of us are generally familiar with the concept of crowdfunding – the practice of a group of unrelated people financing a product with modest amounts of money online. Many recent crowdfunding efforts have involved charitable…more
| Finance & Banking, Securities Law
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