In many situations involving risky or physical activities or events, participants are required to sign a waiver in advance, absolving the operator or organizer from liability for any injuries. On its face, such a waiver may appear to be binding and enforceable, precluding an injured participant from seeking compensation from the party responsible for the event. » Read More
Raymond G. Lahoud, will present the “Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Instructional Seminar” sponsored by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
This free seminar is for human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, management, and administrators at organizations and companies in every industry, and of every size. » Read More
On March 13, the IRS announced that it will begin to close down the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). The program is scheduled to close on September 28, 2018. Prior to March 13, the Program did not have a definite end date. » Read More
Raymond G. Lahoud, Chair of the Immigration Law Group of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., in conjunction with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to present a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Instructional Seminar, for human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, management, and administrators at organizations and companies in every industry, of every size. » Read More
Among Pennsylvania lawyers, it is well known that juries in Philadelphia County are prone to rendering large awards to personal injury plaintiffs. On the other hand, however, it is generally assumed that jurors in other areas of the state of Pennsylvania tend to award monetary amounts which are much more reasonable and/or realistic. » Read More
We are hosting “Harassment in the Workplace: How to Prevent and Handle Claims of Harassment,” to help employers to prevent and handle harassment in the workplace. Human resource professionals and business owners won’t want to miss this seminar.
- Avoiding legal liability
- Constituting harassment
- Frequent mistakes employers make
- Preventing claims
- Training employees and supervisors
This seminar will be presented by George Hlavac, Edward Easterly, and John Buckley. » Read More
Milan D. Slak, a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., was the author for a Lehigh Valley Business exclusive article, “Benefits of Attorney-Client Relationship in Dealing with IRS,” discussing how the retention of a tax attorney at the outset of a contemplated transaction is imperative in order to obtain professional advice and preserve the confidentiality of communications and work product. » Read More
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry recently announced the 2018 Statewide Average Weekly Wage for workers’ compensation. For injuries occurring on and after January 1, 2018, the maximum compensation rate is $1,025.00 per week, which represents a 3% increase.
If you have any questions about this post or other workers’ compensation issue, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. » Read More
Last week over 100 7-Eleven Stores across the United States were raided by Immigration agents in what is being called “the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump’s presidency” —and a slowdown is nowhere in sight. Immigration officials have promised that all employers will be subject to immigration compliance actions—regardless of size. » Read More
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to be signed into law today…. let’s see – and, of course, we will update you accordingly.
Generally speaking, income tax rates will be lower in 2018 than they are in 2017. » Read More