News & Events Archive

News & Events Archive

Save the Date LendiCon 2019

Events Date: March 28, 2019

2019 Food & Ag Summit

Events Date: February 28, 2019

Gettysburg Office Open House

Events Date: January 23, 2019

Barley Snyder Adds Four to Partnership

Press Release Date: January 11, 2019

Barley Snyder Adds to Hanover Office

Press Release Date: January 2, 2019

Barley Snyder Adds Prominent York County Attorney

Press Release Date: December 20, 2018

Barley Snyder's Geiter Named to Trustee Board

Press Release Date: December 17, 2018

Crocenzi Named to Foundation Board

Press Release Date: December 14, 2018

Minnich, Tomevi, Speak on Local Rules Panel

Press Release Date: November 6, 2018

Barley Snyder's Crocenzi Named to York County Board

Press Release Date: October 29, 2018

Barley Snyder Expands in Gettysburg

Press Release Date: October 15, 2018

Barley Snyder Welcomes Two New Attorneys

Press Release Date: October 8, 2018

Tomevi Named Springettsbury Township Supervisor

Press Release Date: September 28, 2018

Big Breaks for Very Small Food Companies

Alert Date: September 27, 2018

Kevin Myhre in Germany: Learning the Ropes

Alert Date: September 25, 2018

Falcon Named Vice-Chair of National Patent Group

Press Release Date: September 14, 2018

Nehilla Named to Whitaker Center Board

Press Release Date: August 29, 2018

Kravitz Named Chair of Health Law Practice Group

Press Release Date: August 28, 2018

Barley Snyder Adds Another Attorney in Harrisburg

Press Release Date: August 23, 2018

Barley Snyder Opens Second Maryland Office

Press Release Date: August 20, 2018

Barley Snyder's Myhre Named to Boy Scouts Board

Press Release Date: August 3, 2018

Brian Korman Named to Lancaster-Area Board

Press Release Date: July 18, 2018

Robert L. McQuaide Joins Barley Snyder

Press Release Date: July 6, 2018

New Summer Associate at Barley Snyder

Press Release Date: June 15, 2018

Barley Snyder Starts Senior Living Group

Press Release Date: April 11, 2018

Barley Snyder Mourns Loss of Harry "Bud" Rubin

Press Release Date: March 22, 2018

Barley Snyder Opens Harrisburg Office

Press Release Date: January 2, 2018

Barley Snyder Adds Another Harrisburg Attorney

Press Release Date: March 14, 2018

Food & Agribusiness 2017 Year in Review

Alert Date: January 30, 2018

Barley Snyder Announces Leadership Updates

Press Release Date: January 29, 2018

Barley Snyder Hires Two New Attorneys

Press Release Date: January 22, 2018

Bidding Thresholds for 2018 Rise

Alert Date: January 5, 2018

Barley Snyder Elevates Matthew Hennesy to Partner

Press Release Date: January 4, 2018

Barley Snyder Hires EmmaRose Boyle

Press Release Date: January 3, 2018

Barley Snyder Hires Michael Katz

Press Release Date: December 22, 2017

Barley Snyder Officially Opens its Gettysburg Office

Press Release Date: November 13, 2017

Barley Snyder Hires Its Newest Attorney

Press Release Date: November 2, 2017

Zee Named to Lancaster Education Foundation Board

Press Release Date: October 30, 2017

Barley Snyder Hires Daniel McCarthy

Press Release Date: October 11, 2017

The Business of Trademarks: Part 2

Alert Date: September 11, 2017

Barley Snyder Mourns Loss of One of Its Founders

Press Release Date: August 27, 2017

IRS Reaffirms ACA's Employer Mandate

Alert Date: August 24, 2017

Hotel at Rock Lititz Now Under Construction

Press Release Date: August 22, 2017

The Business of Trademarks: Part 1

Alert Date: August 21, 2017

Preparing for the End of LIBOR

Alert Date: August 14, 2017

Introducing the New(est) Form I-9

Alert Date: July 20, 2017

Barley Snyder Hires Three Summer Associates

Press Release Date: June 16, 2017

Minnich Earns Status in Elite Attorney Group

Press Release Date: June 13, 2017

OSHA E-Filing Rule on Hold

Alert Date: May 18, 2017

Stonesifer and Kelley Merges with Barley Snyder

Press Release Date: March 30, 2017

The Importance of Being Specific

Alert Date: March 27, 2017

Justin Tomevi Earns Elite Attorney Status

Press Release Date: March 16, 2017

Paul Minnich Named to WellSpan Health Board

Press Release Date: March 1, 2017

Lobach Named Chair of WellSpan Foundation Board

Press Release Date: February 8, 2017

Barley Snyder Moves Malvern Office

Press Release Date: February 3, 2017

Barley Snyder Hires Newest Associate

Press Release Date: February 2, 2017

John Sylvanus Named to Cultural Alliance Board

Press Release Date: December 21, 2016

Barley Snyder Welcomes Four New Attorneys

Press Release Date: November 1, 2016

CFPB Mortgage Servicing Rules Published

Alert Date: October 26, 2016

Preserving Your Company’s Future

Alert Date: September 9. 2016

Legal Update: Anti-Hazing Act

Alert Date: May 26, 2016

Employment Law Seminar 2016

Events Date: May 6, 2016

The Title Law From Start to Finish

Events Date: April 20, 2016

Labor and Employment Law Issues

Events Date: March 30, 2016

Business Growth Conference

Events Date: March 30, 2016

"BAD BOY" GUARANTYS

Alert Date: March 2016

Loan Participations

Alert Date: March 2016

GAPA Law Seminar

Events Date: March 8, 2016

Municipal Bidding Thresholds for 2016

Alert Date: December 21, 2015

Return of The Persuader Rule

Alert Date: December 10, 2015

Barley Snyder Welcomes Attorney Peter Faben

Press Release Date: November 11, 2015

Barley Snyder Welcomes Attorney Abby Medin

Press Release Date: November 11, 2015

Barley Snyder Reelects Jeff Lobach Managing Partner

Press Release Date: November 11, 2015

Education Law Group Moves to Barley Snyder

Press Release Date: October 20, 2015

Business Seminar Series 2015

Events Date: October 2015

Barley Snyder Welcomes Attorney Danielle Dolch

Press Release Date: September 30, 2015

Death Taxes: How Do They Affect Your Estate?

Events Date: September 28, 2015

Barley Snyder Welcomes Two Patent Attorneys

Press Release Date: September 28, 2015

NLRB Revisits Joint Employer Standard

Alert Date: August 31, 2015

OSHA and Transgender Employees

Alert Date: June 5, 2015

Employee Relations Forum

Events Date: June 4, 2015

Email: Etiquette and Ethics

Events Date: August 6, 2015

Collaborate 2015 Conference

Events Date: May 21, 2015

TRID - Making It Work For You

Events Date: May 12, 2015

The Healthcare Workplace

Events Date: April 29, 2015

Morning Mingle

Events Date: April 23, 2015

Limitations of a Township's Reach

Events Date: April 8, 2015

Success in Business

Events Date: February 11, 2015

H-1B Filing Season is Upon Us

Alert Date: January 20, 2015

Barley Snyder Names Joshua Schwartz Partner

Press Release Date: January 1, 2015

NLRB Adopts Quickie Election Rule

Alert Date: December 17, 2014

18th Annual Real Estate Institute

Events Date: December 5, 2014

Ethics Update

Events Date: December 4, 2014

Barley Snyder Welcomes New Associate Alex Puskar

Press Release Date: November 4, 2014

2014 Business Seminar Series

Events Date: October 22, 28 and 29

Introducing the New Barley.com

Press Release Date: August 20, 2014

President Obama Issues Executive Order Barring Sexual Orientation Discrimination By Federal Contractors

Alert Date: July 29, 2014

On July 21, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order which amended Executive Order 11246 governing federal contractors. The President amended ERead more

Barley Snyder Attorney Jill Welch Completes Graduate School of Banking Human Resource Management School

Press Release Date: June 12, 2014

Lancaster, PA - Jill Welch, a partner with the law firm of Barley Snyder LLP, recently completed the Graduate SchoolRead more

How will the ruling on same sex marriage in Pennsylvania affect employers?

Alert Date: May 27, 2014

By now, you have probably heard that last Tuesday a federal trial court in Harrisburg invalidated Pennsylvania’s laws regarding same sex marriageRead more

Barley Snyder Attorneys Named to the Lists of 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Pennsylvania Rising Stars

Press Release Date: May 27, 2014

Lancaster, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that nine attorneys have been named to the lists of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Read more

Maryland Enacts Parental Leave Act

Alert Date: May 21, 2014

On May 5th, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the “Parental Leave Act.” The Act becomes effective October 1, 2014, and applies to MaryRead more

Does the Mere “Intention To Be Legally Bound” Make a Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable? Pennsylvania Superior Court Answers “No!”

Alert Date: May 19, 2014

To be enforceable, a non-compete agreement that restricts a former employee from going to work for a competitor must be supported by “sufficient consiRead more

Barley Snyder Opens Sixth Office, Expands Footprint Into Maryland

Press Release Date: May 14, 2014

Hunt Valley, MD - The law firm of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that it has opened its sixth office, located in Hunt Valley, Maryland.Read more

Update: PA Supreme Court Holds that Contractor Employees are not “Subcontractors” and Cannot File Mechanics’ Lien Claims

Alert Date: May 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision in Bricklayers of Western Pennsylvania Combined Funds Inc. v. Scotts Development Co. reversed the SupRead more

President Obama Issues Executive Order and Memorandum Addressing Compensation Issues for Government Contractors

Alert Date: April 11, 2014

On April 8, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order and a Memorandum designed to address compensation for federal government contractors and sRead more

IRS Issues Guidance on the Retroactive Recognition of Same Sex Spouses by Qualified Retirement Plans

Alert Date: April 9, 2014

In Notice 2014-19, published April 4, the IRS issued its first specific guidance on the retroactive application of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Windsor deRead more

Maryland Adds Gender Identity to List of Protected Categories

Alert Date: April 4, 2014

Effective October 1, 2014, Maryland employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees based on “gender-related identity, appearance, exprRead more

PA Supreme Court Reinstates Statutory Employer Immunity for General Contractors

Alert Date: March 31, 2014

In a move sure to relieve general liability insurers and anger personal injury attorneys, the Supreme Court last week reaffirmed a long-standing immunRead more

Your Product Stinks!

Alert Date: March 25, 2014

Like many people, I seek out internet sites that provide reviews of products and services that I am thinking about purchasing. I’m looking for reviewsRead more

President Obama Directs the DOL To Expand Scope of Overtime Protections

Alert Date: March 14, 2014

Claiming that outdated overtime exemptions have resulted in “millions of Americans lack[ing] the protections of overtime and even the right to the minRead more

Living Trusts - Myths and Realities

Alert Date: March 7, 2014

Many people believe that by creating a revocable living trust, naming themselves as trustees, and transferring their assets to the trust, they will saRead more

City of Philadelphia Adopts Pregnancy Accommodation Ordinance

Alert Date: February 20, 2014

Employers who operate in the City of Philadelphia have new employment law obligations regarding pregnant employees.Read more

President Obama Signs Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage for Government Contractors

Alert Date: February 19, 2014

On Wednesday, February 12, 2014, President Obama signed his promised Executive Order raising the minimum wage for government contractors and subcontraRead more

New ACA Regulations Impact Adjunct Faculty Hours and Student Work Study Hours

Alert Date: February 12, 2014

On Monday, February 10, the IRS issued final regulations on the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care ActRead more

New Affordable Care Act Transition Relief for Large and Mid-Size Employers

Alert Date: February 12, 2014

On Monday, the IRS announced two significant delays in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate for providing health insuranceRead more

NLRB Revives “Quickie” Election Rule

Alert Date: February 10, 2014

Back in 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proposed a rule that would have significantly shortened the period between the filing of a petRead more

Voluntary Disability Self Disclosure Form Published on OFCCP’s Website

Alert Date: January 29, 2014

The long awaited Voluntary Self Disclosure form is now available to government contractors on the website of the Office of Federal Contract ComplianceRead more

Minimum Wage to Increase for Federal Contractors

Alert Date: January 29, 2014

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama announced his plan to issue an executive order requiring federal service anRead more

New Year, New Opportunities for Business Owners Looking to Sell

Alert Date: 01/13/2014

December is a busy month for almost everyone. Within the business group at law firms, December tends to be an incredibly busy month.Read more

Recent Case Provides Stark Reminder to Obtain a General Release When Settling Workers’ Compensation Claims

Alert Date: 01/10/2014

The intersection between the workers’ compensation system and other employment laws can be difficult to navigate.Read more

NLRB Posting Requirement for Private Employers: Dead on Arrival

Alert Date: January 9, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board’s proposed posting requirement is dead. Readers might recall that in 2011, the NLRB proposed a rule mandating that Read more

Barley Snyder Welcomes New Associate Derek Dissinger

Press Release Date: January 6, 2014

Lancaster, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Derek Dissinger has joined the firm as an associate in its Finance & CrediRead more

It's a New Year - With a New Posting Requirement in New Jersey

Alert Date: December 27, 2013

Beginning January 6, 2014, covered New Jersey employers must conspicuously post the Gender Equity Notice in the workplace.Read more

National Association of Manufacturers Challenges DOL’s Union-Rights Posting Requirement

Alert Date: December 20, 2013

On December 18, 2013, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) challenging aRead more

"Vaping" in the Workplace: Anywhere I Want?

Alert Date: December 9, 2013

I have received several inquiries in the past few weeks about Vaping in the workplace. Vaping is a term used to describe the use of Electronic cigareRead more

Barley Snyder Names Jeff Lobach Managing Partner

Press Release Date: December 5, 2013

Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Jeff Lobach has been elected the firm’s managing partner, effective January 1, 2014.Read more

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Sue Department of Labor To Stop Implementation of Disability Hiring Rule

Alert Date: November 27, 2013

The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC), a construction trade group, sued the Department of Labor (DOL) on November 20, 2013 in the U.S. DRead more

Paul Minnich to Speak on Successful Board Development

Press Release Date: November 26, 2013

York, PA - On December 12 Paul Minnich, Partner with the law firm of Barley Snyder, will co-present, “Not Every Board Vote Needs to be Unanimous” hostRead more

Christopher Mattson Honored for his Excellence in Community Service & Volunteerism

Press Release Date: November 25, 2013

Lancaster, PA – The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Christopher Mattson has been honored by the Lancaster General Health FoundRead more

Commonwealth Court Reaffirms Insurers’ Duty to Assert Subrogation Liens During Workers’ Compensation Litigation

Alert Date: November 13, 2013

It is well-established that health insurers, auto insurers, and other payers of wage loss or medical benefits can recoup payments made to injured partRead more

U.S. Senate Approves Nationwide Ban on LGBT Employment Discrimination

Alert Date: November 7, 2013

Today, by a vote of 64 to 32, the United States Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (“ENDA”).Read more

IRS Allows $500 Exception to the Health FSA Use-It-Or-Lose-It Rule

Alert Date: November 4, 2013

On October 31, 2013 the IRS issued Notice 2013-71, significantly modifying the longstanding general rule applicable to health care flexible spending aRead more

IRS Announces 2014 Benefit Plan Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Alert Date: November 1, 2013

In an October 31, 2013 press release, the IRS has announced the 2014 cost-of-living adjustments to the numerous annual dollar limits applicable under Read more

New Jersey Joins 13 Other States and the District of Columbia to Allow Same Sex Marriages

Alert Date: October 24, 2013

In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) ruling, New Jersey became the 14th state to allow same-sex marriage.Read more

Addressing Digital Assets in Estate Planning

Alert Date: October 22, 2013

Working with their advisors, people develop estate plans in an effort to detail how their property will pass to their heirs.Read more

Federal Government Shutdown Impacts Certain Immigration Processes

Alert Date: October 14, 2013

The effects of the federal government’s ongoing shutdown, which began on October 1, continue to take a toll on employers.Read more

Seven Barley Snyder Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2014 List

Press Release Date: October 2, 2013

Lancaster/York/Reading, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that seven lawyers have been included in the 20th edition of The BRead more

New Jersey Employment Law Update: Governor Christie Signs Social Media Privacy and Pay Equity Bills

Alert Date: September 25, 2013

New Jersey has become the latest state barring employers from requiring job applicants to turn over their social media passwords and user names for inRead more

U.S. Department of Labor Extends Minimum Wage and Overtime Requirements To Most In Home Health Care Workers

Alert Date: September 23, 2013

On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule extending the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtRead more

Seven Barley Snyder Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2014 List

Press Release Date: 09/10/2013

Lancaster/York/Reading, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that seven lawyers have been included in the 20th edition of The BRead more

Valid Same-Sex Marriages Recognized for All Federal Tax Purposes Regardless of Domiciliary State Law

Alert Date: August 30, 2013

In Revenue Ruling 2013-17, issued on August 29, 2013, the IRS ruled that same-sex couples who are legally married in a jurisdiction that authorizes suRead more

Court Clarifies “Course of Employment” for Employees Injured at Work

Alert Date: August 30, 2013

To be compensable under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act, an injury must occur “in the course of employment.”Read more

OFCCP Orders Federal Contractors to Step Up Recruitment of Veteran and Disabled Applicants

Alert Date: August 28, 2013

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has taken the final step to implement controversial regulations regarding federal contracRead more

Employers Must Furnish Exchange Notice by October 1

Alert Date: August 27, 2013

While employers have been given a reprieve, until 2015, from the potential application of “play or pay” penalties under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”Read more

Micro-Unions Are Here to Stay

Alert Date: August 19, 2013

On August 16, 2013, the Sixth Circuit upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial Specialty Healthcare decisionRead more

Stark Reminder Regarding Individual Liability Under the FMLA

Alert Date: 08/16/2013

In the recent case of Smith v Center for Organ Recovery and Education, a federal judge in Western Pennsylvania declined to dismiss a plaintiff’s FMLA Read more

Salvatore Anastasi Nominated a Fellow of the American Intellectual Property Law Association

Press Release Date: August 14, 2013

Malvern, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Salvatore Anastasi has been nominated by the American Intellectual Property Read more

DOL Clarifies Guidance on Same-Sex Spouses and FMLA

Alert Date: 08/13/2013

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has revised its guidance documents to clarify the eligibility of same-sex spouses to take leave under the Family anRead more

David Freedman Named One of Central PA’s Forty Under 40

Press Release Date: August 9, 2013

Lancaster, PA – The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that David Freedman has been named one of Central Penn Business Journal’s FortyRead more

What is the Best Outcome for my Business?

Alert Date: August 8, 2013

Every business runs into disputes with clients or vendors. For example, a long-term customer delays payment on a purchase order for goods.Read more

Federal Court Awards Pennsylvania Retirement Plan Death Benefits to Same Sex Spouse

Alert Date: August 5, 2013

In late June of this year the U.S. Supreme Court, in U.S. v. Windsor, struck down as unconstitutional the provisions in the federal Defense of MarriagRead more

Raising Capital Just Got A Little Easier

Alert Date: August 5, 2013

Small businesses have often raised capital in reliance on a set of Securities Exchange Commission Rules known as “Regulation D”.Read more

Government Contractors Beware: OFCCP Submits Section 503 Final Regulations to OMB for Approval

Alert Date: August 1, 2013

If the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has its way, federal contractors and subcontractors may soon have additional obligatioRead more

Significant changes to Pennsylvania taxes signed into law on July 9, 2013

Alert Date: August 1, 2013

Pennsylvania enacted significant changes to a number of Pennsylvania taxes as part of the 2013-2014 budget process signed into law on July 9, 2013.Read more

Final Bank Capital Rules Implement Basel III

Alert Date: July 30, 2013

After several years in the making, on July 9, 2013, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)Read more

Pennsylvania Enactment of the 2010 Amendments to UCC Article 9

Alert Date: July 18, 2013

On June 27, 2013, Governor Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 381, which enacted as Act 30 of 2013 the 2010 Amendments (the "2010 Amendments") to ArtRead more

Risk Busters: Superior Court Case Highlights the Need to Understand Insurance Policy Provisions

Article Date: July 16, 2013

The Pennsylvania Superior Court in Albert v. Erie Insurance Exchange highlighted the importance of understanding one’s insurance policy.Read more

Risk Busters: Understanding the Terms of Your Insurance Policy

Article Date: July 11, 2013

While one way to manage risk is by utilizing insurance, taking advantage of insurance requires an understanding of the coverage provided by the policyRead more

DC Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates US DOL’s Mortgage Loan Officer Administrator Interpretation

Alert Date: July 8, 2013

Those of you in the banking and mortgage industry likely have been following the case of Mortgage Bankers Association v. HarrisRead more

Administration Delays Affordable Care Act "Employer Mandate"

Alert Date: July 3, 2013

In a surprise announcement from the U.S. Treasury Department, the Obama Administration on July 2, 2013 gave large employers another yearRead more

Senate Passes Immigration Reform Bill

Alert Date: July 3, 2013

On June 27, 2013, the U.S. Senate voted 68-32 to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill.Read more

Implications for PA Employers Following the Supreme Court’s Same Sex Marriage DOMA Decision

Alert Date: July 1, 2013

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a narrow 5-4 decision captioned United States v. Windsor, ruled that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Read more

Employers Sponsoring Self-Insured Health Plans, HRAs and Certain FSAs Face July 31, 2013 Deadline For Paying Initial Health Care Reform PCORI Fee

Alert Date: June 26, 2013

Under the Affordable Care Act, employers that sponsor a self-insured health plan, a health reimbursement arrangement ("HRA") in conjunction with an inRead more

Supreme Court Narrows Scope of "Supervisor" Liability Under Title VII

Alert Date: June 25, 2013

In another victory for employers, on Monday the Supreme Court narrowly defined who counts as a "supervisor" for purposes of Title VII vicarious liabilRead more

U.S. Supreme Court Requires Heightened "But For" Standard In Retaliation Cases

Alert Date: June 24, 2013

Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a win for employers—and a blow to plaintiffs—by requiring plaintiffs alleging retaliation to prRead more

Fox Searchlight Case Highlights Importance of Reviewing Intern Programs

Alert Date: June 19, 2013

In a high-profile case that has received significant, hyperbolic media coverage over the past weekRead more

Risk Busters: Managing Risk Through Insurance

Article Date: June 4, 2013

Utilizing insurance to transfer or share risk is a key strategy for successful risk management.Read more

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves "Gang of Eight’s" Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

Alert Date: May 31, 2013

On May 21, 2013, after two weeks of debates and hundreds of considered amendments, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a broad overhaul of the natRead more

Who Is a Full-Time Employee? Health Care Reform's Employer Penalty Provisions

Article Date: May 24, 2013

Please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/82058002840072960 to view a recording of this complimentary webinar.Read more

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approves Waiver of Third-Party Claims Under Workers Compensation Act

Alert Date: May 24, 2013

In a case of first impression that is sure to have long-lasting impact on contractors, temporary staffing agencies, workers’ compensation adjustors, aRead more

Barley Snyder Attorneys Named 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Pennsylvania Rising Stars

Press Release Date: May 23, 2013

Lancaster, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that six attorneys have been named to the lists of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers aRead more

GOING, GOING, GONE? Another Step Towards Invalidating the NLRB’S Recent Decisions

Alert Date: May 17, 2013

Yesterday, in New Vista Nursing, the Third Circuit (which covers Pennsylvania) invalidated President Obama’s March 2010 recess appointment of Craig BeRead more

Barley Snyder Takes Process Improvement to the Next Level

Press Release Date: May 17, 2013

Lancaster, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder has engaged Gimbal, a firm of Lean practice management advisorsRead more

Jeremy Frey Elected Board President for the Hanover Area YMCA

Press Release Date: May 13, 2013

York, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Jeremy Frey has been named President of the Board of Directors for the Hanover Read more

Beware of Post-Offer Medical Exam Inquiries: EEOC Files and Settles First GINA Lawsuit

Alert Date: May 10, 2013

Many employers conduct post-offer, pre-employment medical examinations and rely on outside medical practitioners to make determinations about employeeRead more

Death Knell for the NLRB Notice Posting Rule?

Alert Date: May 10, 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has issued an opinion vacating the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) notice-postiRead more

Alternatives to the H-1B Visa Category

Alert Date: May 2, 2013

On April 5, 2013, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it received sufficient H-1B petitions to meet the Master's and reRead more

Jeff Lobach Named to Board of Directors for the York Health Foundation

Press Release Date: May 1, 2013

York, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Jeff Lobach has been named to the board of directors for the York Health FoundaRead more

D.C. District Court Ruling Will Have Far-Reaching Impact on Healthcare Providers

Alert Date: April 25, 2013

On March 30, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia handed down a landmark ruling in the case of UPMC Braddock v. Harris that willRead more

Obama Budget Proposes (Yet) More Enforcement

Alert Date: April 16, 2013

As we have noted previously, over the past four years both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have bRead more

Beware of the Visa Bulletin Rollercoaster!

Alert Date: April 16, 2013

The "Visa Bulletin," put out each month by the Department of State reflects a waiting period for certain nationalities to obtain legal permanent residRead more

New Form I-9 Published March 8, 2013

Alert Date: March 15, 2013

On March 8, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security’s United States Citizenship and Immigration Service ("USCIS") released its new Form I-9 (EmploymRead more

America Invents Act - First Inventor to File Transition

Alert Date: March 12. 2013

The America Invents Act ("AIA") was patent legislation signed into law in 2011, but has been phased into action over an 18 month period.Read more

Customs and Border Protection Announces Plan for Elimination of Form I-94 Arrival Card

Alert Date: March 8, 2013

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expected to stop issuing Form I-94 to most foreign nationals at U.S. ports of entry.Read more

Attorney David Freedman Pens Feature Article on FMLA Compliance

Alert Date: March 2013

Barley Snyder Employment Attorney David Freedman penned the feature article in Business2Business Magazine’s March issue.Read more

Daniel Desmond Elected to Board of Directors for Aevidum

Press Release Date: March 6, 2013

Lancaster, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that Daniel Desmond has been elected to the board of directors for Aevidum.Read more

When Retirement Isn’t Really Retirement: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Finds Early Retirees Eligible for Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Alert Date: February 2013

In Diehl v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ruled that early retirees are eligible for unemploymentRead more

Seven Barley Snyder Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® 2013 List

Press Release Date: February 12, 2013

Lancaster/York, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that seven lawyers have been named to the 2013 edition of The Best LawyersRead more

Employers May Be Eligible for Refund of Severance Pay FICA Taxes

Alert Date: February 2013

Employers who have made severance payments to laid off employees may be entitled to refunds of Federal Insurance Contributions Act (“FICA”) taxes remiRead more

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Regulations Regarding FMLA’s Qualifying Exigency and Military Caregiver Provisions

Alert Date: February 2013

On February 5, 2013, the United States Department of Labor issued final regulations implementing amendments to the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”).Read more

President Obama and Senators Deliver Comprehensive Immigration Reform Plans

Alert Date: January 2013

The need to reform the country’s current immigration system seems to be one of the few issues on which Congress and the Obama Administration may agreeRead more

David Keller Selected as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer”

Press Release Date: January 30, 2013

Lancaster, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that David Keller has been selected as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & EmplRead more

Right-To-Work Bills Introduced in Pennsylvania

Alert Date: January 2013

A number of Pennsylvania legislators have introduced bills which would have Pennsylvania follow in the footsteps of Indiana and Michigan by limiting uRead more

John Sylvanus Appointed to York Symphony Orchestra’s Board of Directors

Press Release Date: 01/28/2013

York, PA - The Law Office of Barley Snyder is pleased to announce that John Sylvanus has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the York SymphonRead more

DOL Extends March 1 Deadline for Affordable Care Act Exchange Notice

Alert Date: 01/28/2013

In guidance published January 24, 2014, the U. S. Department of Labor announced that it is postponing a looming March 1 Affordable Care Act (ACA)Read more

“To Disclose or Not to Disclose ” - That is the Question

Alert Date: 01/28/2013

Is a murder/suicide that occurs at a home a material defect that should be disclosed under Pennsylvania law?Read more

FY2014 H-1B Filing Season is Upon Us

Alert Date: 01/24/2013

On April 1, 2013, the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Citizen and Immigration Services will begin accepting applications for the H-1B Read more

U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies FMLA’s Adult Child Requirements

Alert Date: 01/23/2013

On January 14, 2013, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) released an administrator’s interpretation providing clarification on the definitioRead more

NLRB Orders Employer to Reinstate Employees Fired Over Facebook Comments

Alert Date: 12/21/2012

Five employees fired by non-profit Hispanics United over Facebook comments they made have now been reinstated by a 3-1 decision of the National Labor Read more

Guaranty Holders Face Potentially Shorter Period to Bring Claims

Alert Date: 12/21/2012

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to resolve a case about whether guaranty holders have twenty years or only four years to bring claims based on gRead more

Fair Credit Reporting Act Notice Changes to be Implemented Shortly

Alert Date: 11/12/2012

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has promulgated revisions to various forms required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in the conRead more

NLRB Provides Clarity Regarding Permissible At-Will Employment Acknowledgments

Alert Date: 11/01/2012

On October 31, 2012 the Office for the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued advice memos in two separate cases clarifRead more

Alert: Pennsylvania Enacts New Child Labor Act

Alert Date: 11/01/2012

On October 24, 2012, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a new Child Labor Act, which essentially replaces the prior law in its entiretyRead more

Appeals Court Rules that Prior Oral Agreement Requires Employer to Recognize Union Through Authorization Cards

Alert Date: 10/23/2012

On October 16, the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision highlighting the danger of entering into oral agreements with labor Read more

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Expands Scope of Workers' Compensation Liability for “Statutory Employers”

Alert Date: 09/13/2012

In a landmark decision that effectively overrules approximately thirty years of precedent, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently expanded “statutRead more

Publications Alert: NLRB Rules that Employer’s Request for Confidentiality During Internal Investigation Violated NLRB Section 7.

Alert Date: 08/30/2012

On July 30, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a 2-1 decision in the case of In re Banner Health SystemRead more

Deferred Action Application Process Implemented by DHS

Alert Date: 08/24/2012

August 15, 2012 marks the beginning of the "deferred action" program implemented by the Department of Homeland Security.Read more

Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program and Act 91 Notice Requirements Officially Reinstated

Alert Date: 08/17/2012

On August 9, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett announced the re-start of the Pennsylvania Homeowner’s Emergency Assistance Program (“HEMAP”) administered by Read more

Deadline Approaching for Participant-Level Plan Fee Disclosures

Alert Date: 08/08/2012

As reported in prior newsletter articles, sponsors of defined contribution qualified retirement plans having participant-directed investments, includiRead more

The 8/80 Overtime Rule for Hospitals and Nursing Care Facilities is Alive In Pennsylvania!

Alert Date: 07/26/2012

Earlier this month, Governor Corbett signed into law H.B. 1820, which revives the 8/80 overtime rule and gives health care institutions and nursing hoRead more

No Time Like the Present: Prepare your Estate Plan for Possible Changes in Federal Tax Law

Alert Date: 07/24/2012

The year 2012 promises to be a watershed for federal estate, gift and generation skipping transfer (“GST”) tax law.Read more

Employers Must Act on Retirement Plan Service Provider Disclosures

Alert Date: 07/13/2012

Retirement plan sponsors should by now have received detailed fee disclosures from their plan’s service providers.Read more

Supreme Court Decision Means Full Speed Ahead on Health Care Reform

Alert Date: 06/28/2012

In a 5 to 4 decision, the Supreme Court on June 28 upheld the constitutionality of the cornerstone provision of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act,Read more

Department of Homeland Security Announces Deferred Action Program for DREAMERS

Alert Date: 06/22/2012

On June 15, 2012, the Obama administration announced that it would immediately implement a process to allow deferred actionRead more

Recent NLRB Guidance -- Good And Bad

Alert Date: 06/04/2012

On May 31, 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a third report on social media cases reviewed by the agencyRead more

EEOC Charges in Pennsylvania Decline

Alert Date: 05/18/2012

This week the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released statistics showing that fewer charges of discrimination were filRead more

Judge Voids NLRB Union Election Rule

Alert Date: 05/15/2012

Yesterday a federal judge invalidated the NLRB quickie election rule. This was done on the basis that the Board, although it had three members servingRead more

EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance Regarding Employers’ Use of Criminal History Information

Alert Date: 05/01/2012

Last week, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued an “enforcement guidance” regarding the use of criminal history iRead more

EEOC Recognizes Transgender Identity as a Protected Classification

Alert Date: 04/25/2012

In a first-ever decision, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has recognized that discrimination against transgender emRead more

Court Blocks NLRB's Posting Requirement

Alert Date: 04/17/2012

As reported yesterday in this article, on April 13, a South Carolina federal court ruled that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) lacked authoriRead more

Federal Court Finds NLRB's Employee Rights Posting Unlawful

Alert Date: 04/16/2012

On Friday, April 13, a federal court in South Carolina ruled that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) lacked authority to issue the notice-postiRead more

JOBS Act Becomes Law

Alert Date: 04/10/2012

The President recently signed into law legislation that aims to make it easier for small companies to raise capital through “crowdfunding”.Read more

Supreme Court: States Immune from Damages Claims for Violations of FMLA Self-Care Provision

Alert Date: 03/22/2012

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that state employees cannot sue for money damages to remedy violations of the self-care provision of FaRead more

USCIS Fraud Unit Site Visits - What Employers Need to Know and How to Prepare

Alert Date: 03/14/2012

Over the past few months employers have continued to experience unannounced site visits by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Office of Fraud Read more

The Latest on NLRB Notice Posting Rule

Alert Date: 03/12/2012

On March 2, 2012 the District Court ruled in National Association of Manufacturers v. NLRB that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) was permitRead more

USCIS Will Start Accepting New H-1B Petitions on April 2, 2012

Alert Date: 03/05/2012

On Monday April 2, 2012, U.S. employers will be eligible to begin filing H-1B petitions with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (”USCIS”) fRead more

Racial Harassment Plaintiff Asked Supreme Court To Clarify Supervisor Liability Under Title VII

Alert Date: 02/23/2012

In June of 1998, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down two cases involving claims of sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 whRead more

Deadline for Service Provider Disclosures to Plan Sponsors Pushed Back to July 1, 2012

Alert Date: 02/17/2012

The Barley Snyder Employment Law Group Newsletter you should have received in the past couple of days includes an extensive article about the new DepaRead more

NLRB Limits Scope of Non-Union Arbitration Agreements

Alert Date: 01/24/2012

Many employers require their employees, as a condition of employment, to sign agreements stating that any dispute arising from their employment will bRead more

Alert: Planned Changes to Processing for Unlawful Presence Waivers

Alert Date: 01/11/2012

On January 6, 2012, USCIS posted a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register advising of its plan to reduce the amount of time that U.S. citizens are sRead more

Barley Snyder Welcomes New Paralegal to Immigration Practice Group

Press Release Date: 01/04/2012

Barley Snyder is pleased to announce the addition of Becky Munscher to its Immigration and Employment Law Groups. Becky will be based out of Barley SnRead more

Alert: OFCCP Proposes Rule Targeting Hiring of Disabled

Alert Date: 12/09/2011

The Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), proposed a new rule on Thursday, December 8, 2011Read more

Alert: Two New Tax Credits For Employers Who Hire Veterans

Alert Date: 11/30/2011

On November 21, 2011, President Obama signed into law two tax credits designed to bring unemployed veterans back to work.Read more

Pennsylvania Enacts “Notario Publico” Ban

Alert Date: November 11, 2013

On October 9, 2013, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Act 73, which aims to reduce deceptive practices targeting Spanish-speaking indiRead more

Barley Snyder Listed Among 2011/2012 Best Law Firms

Press Release Date: 11/09/2011

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the 2011-2012 "Best Law Firms" rankings, marking the second edition of this highly-anticipatedRead more

Client Alert: Decennial Reporting

Alert Date: 11/09/2011

The Pennsylvania Department of State mandates that all businesses operating in Pennsylvania provide the Department with updated registration informatiRead more

Automatic Petitions With Instant Decisions Now Offered by the US Patent Office

Alert Date: 10/24/2011

In order to automate select petition practice, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers the ePetitions web-based system, which makes available at lRead more

Alert: NLRB Delays Implementation of Notice-Posting Rule

Alert Date: 10/07/2011

On October 6th, the NLRB announced that it has postponed the implementation date for its new notice-posting rule by more than two months, until JanuarRead more

Patent Reform Legislation May Shape the Face of Patent Law

Alert Date: 09/15/2011

On September 8, 2011, members of the United States Congress passed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (H.R. 1249) with a vote of 88-9, without amendmRead more

Barley Snyder’s Jeremy Frey named one of Central PA’s Forty Under 40

Press Release Date: 09/06/2011

On Tuesday, October 18, Barley Snyder attorney Jeremy Frey will be honored as one of Central Penn Business Journal’s 2011 Forty Under 40 award recipieRead more

NLRB Issues Final Rule Requiring Employers to Post Notice to Inform Employees of Union Related Rights

Alert Date: 08/31/2011

In January of this year we sent a Client Alert regarding proposed rule making by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) which, if adoptedRead more

Jamie Ellis Joins Barley Snyder as Chief Operating Officer

Press Release Date: 08/15/2011

Barley Snyder, a regional law firm with offices in Central Pennsylvania, recently appointed Jamie Ellis as the Chief Operating Officer.Read more

Barley Snyder Relocates its Chester County Office to Malvern

Article Date: 08/03/2011

Barley Snyder, a full-service law firm in Pennsylvania, with five offices throughout the state, has relocated one of its offices to Malvern. PreviouslRead more

Barley Snyder Opens Office in Willow Valley

Press Release Date: 07/29/2011

Barley Snyder, a full-service law firm in Pennsylvania, with offices in Lancaster, York, Reading, Hanover, and Malvern, has opened a new location at 2Read more

Pennsylvania Passes Unemployment Compensation Law Reform

Alert Date: 06/27/2011

The Unemployment Compensation process underwent significant changes with the recent enactment of Senate Bill 1030, which ensures the continuation of aRead more

Wal-Mart Fails to Overturn Award of $187.6 Million For Wage and Hour Violations, But Pennsylvania Superior Court Sends $45.6 Million Award of Attorneys’ Fees Back to Trial Court Due to Potential

Alert Date: 06/16/2011

Wal-Mart Fails to Overturn Award of $187.6 Million For Wage and Hour Violations, But Pennsylvania Superior Court Sends $45.6 Million Award of AttorneyRead more

OFCCP Settles First Administrative Complaint Of Sex Discrimination Based On Compensation

Alert Date: 06/07/2011

Clients who are federal contractors and subcontractors should take note of a recent settlement between the Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgrRead more

U.S. Department Of Labor Launches Initiative To Protect Hotel And Motel Workers In Pennsylvania

Alert Date: 06/07/2011

On June 2, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued a press release announcing an enforcement initiative focusing on PeRead more

Barley Snyder Welcomes New Attorney to the Litigation and Construction Law Groups

Press Release Date: 06/07/2011

Barley Snyder LLC is pleased to announce the addition of John J. Sylvanus to its Litigation and Construction Law Groups. John will be based out of theRead more

Barley Snyder Welcomes New Attorney to the Employment Law Group

Press Release Date: 06/01/2011

Barley Snyder LLC is pleased to announce the addition of David J. Ledermann to its Employment Law Group. Mr. Ledermann will join the firm as of counseRead more

Three Barley Snyder Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, One Attorney Named Rising Star

Press Release Date: 05/24/2011

Barley Snyder attorneys Salvatore Anastasi, Jennifer L. Craighead and Christopher W. Mattson, have been named 2011 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.Read more

Barley Snyder Welcomes New Partner to the Litigation and Health Law Groups

Press Release Date: 05/20/2011

Barley Snyder LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Lauralee B. Baker. Lauralee will join the firm as a partner and will become a member of the LRead more

“We’ve Got An App For That”: U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employees To Track Time and Wages on Its New Smartphone Application

Alert Date: 05/16/2011

Those of you who attended our recent Employment Law Seminar heard of several U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)Read more

Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Consumer Arbitration Agreements

Alert Date: 05/04/2011

Many businesses now include arbitration agreements in their contracts with customers and employees. Arbitration can provide an alternative to traditioRead more

Employers Should Beware of “Ban the Box” Legislation

Alert Date: 04/29/2011

In April 2011, the City of Philadelphia enacted a new ordinance entitled the “Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards.Read more

Barley Snyder Participates in Transaction in which Herley Industries is Acquired by Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Press Release Date: 04/15/2011

“I greatly appreciated Barley Snyder’s professional attitude, responsiveness and high quality guidance on SEC matters during my tenure as Chairman of Read more

The USPTO “Three-Track” Initiative

Alert Date: 04/11/2011

The week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced the first step in implementation of a new patent examination initiativeRead more

Property Owners Not Liable for Construction-Related Personal Injury Accidents

Alert Date: 04/11/2011

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled recently that property owners that retain contractors are no longer liable for construction-related personal Read more

Jill Welch Featured in Business2Business Magazine

Article Date: 03/28/2011

Launched in September of 2000, Business2Business magazine publishes editions in Chester and Berks Counties, Lancaster County and the Harrisburg Metro Read more

Alert: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission To Publish ADA Amendments Act Regulations On Friday

Alert Date: 03/24/2011

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it will publish the final regulations under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) in Read more

Alert: Supreme Court Backs Employee in Wage Complaint Case

Alert Date: 03/23/2011

Yesterday, in the case of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling which will impact how an employer rRead more

George Werner to Chair Barley Snyder Litigation Group

Press Release Date: 02/11/2011

Barley Snyder announced on Friday that George Werner has been named Chair of its Litigation Group.Read more

NLRB Proposes Requiring Employers to Post Notice to Inform Employees of Union Related Rights

Alert Date: 01/14/2011

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently proposed a rule governing notification of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act Read more

Barley Snyder Attorneys Assist in Sale of Auntie Anne's Pretzels

Press Release Date: 12/10/2010

Barley Snyder LLC represented the owners of Auntie Anne’s, the franchisor of the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain, in the sale of the coRead more

Barley Snyder partner Don Geiter named to Central Penn Business Journal's "Forty Under 40"

Press Release Date: 12/08/2010

Don Geiter, a partner in the law firm of Barley Snyder LLC, has been selected as one of Central Penn Business Journal’s 2010 Forty Under 40 award reciRead more

Barley Snyder Listed Among 2010 Best Law Firms

Press Release Date: 11/09/2010

In the most comprehensive evaluation ever of U.S. law firms, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released their inaugural Best Law Firm rankinRead more

Barley Snyder Listed Among 2010 Best Law Firms

Press Release Date: 11/09/2010

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, marking the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated anRead more

Pennsylvania Construction Contractors Under The Gun For Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors

Alert Date: 10/20/2010

On October 13, Governor Rendell signed into law the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act which makes it both a civil and a criminal offense foRead more

Healthcare Reform Will Require Collaboration Between Hospitals and Physicians: New Payment Methodologies and Challenges

Alert Date: 10/04/2010

Movie buffs will recall the 1942 classic, Casablanca, and Humphrey Bogart’s memorable line at the end of the movie: “Louie, I think this is the beginnRead more

US Supreme Court Decides on Business Method Patents

Alert Date: 06/29/2010

On Monday, June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the machine or transformation test is not the sole test for what constitutes a “process” under tRead more

PA Health Care Institutions' Ability To Use 8/80 Overtime Calculation Called Into Question

Alert Date: 06/03/2010

A recent case out of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas is calling into question whether Pennsylvania health care institutions can rely on the 8/8Read more

New Regulations Require Export Compliance for Companies Performing Defense Contracts

Alert Date: 05/20/2010

In a notice published in the Federal Register on April 8, 2010, the Department of Defense amended the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation SupplemenRead more

New Health Care Law’s Small Business Tax Credit Available to Tax-Exempt Employers

Alert Date: 04/13/2010

To encourage small employers to offer, or continue offering, health care coverage to their employeesRead more

The "New" Health Care Reform Bill: What It Means for You and Your Business

Alert Date: 03/31/2010

Passage of the President's Health Care Reform Bill will have a dramatic impact upon all Americans.Read more

Third Circuit Denies Credit Bidding By Lenders In Philadelphia Newspapers Bankruptcy Auction

Alert Date: 03/30/2010

On Monday, March 22, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in a 2 to 1 decision in the Philadelphia NewspapersRead more

Barley Snyder Associate Keith Mooney Appointed to the PBA Constitutional Review Commission

Press Release Date: 03/09/2010

Keith Mooney, an associate in the law firm of Barley Snyder LLC, was appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Constitutional Review Commission atRead more

Employment Law Alert: FMLA Leave Expanded for Military Families

Alert Date: 11/11/2009

On October 28, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2647)Read more

Alert: The Export Control Improvement Act Will Improve the Electronic Filing of Export Data and the Identification of Applicable Export License Requirements Under the Export Administration Regulations

Alert Date: 11/10/2009

U.S. companies engaged in the manufacture, distribution, or licensing of commercial commodities, software, and technology for export or re-export willRead more

Building a Shelter for Protection From the Bankruptcy Storm

Article Date: 09/11/2009

Please click on the link below to view article, as published by the Legal Intelligencer on August 17, 2009.Read more

Health Law Alert: New False Claims Act Amendments Are Expected to Yield Record Recoveries - Practical Impact for Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Alert Date: 08/19/2009

Recent passage of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 (FERA)1 is expected to increase the government’s false claims recoveries to more thanRead more

Health Law Alert: HIPAA-steria - The Sequel, First Up: Breach Notification

Alert Date: 07/31/2009

The new federal stimulus bill, "ARRA1," includes the HITECH Act2, which contains, among other things, an expansion of HIPAA privacy law requirements fRead more

Construction Law Alert: Chinese-Made Drywall - Another Litigation Risk?

Alert Date: 07/30/2009

There has been a great deal of discussion recently with respect to property damage and personal injury claims arising from Chinese-made drywall, whichRead more

Health Law Alert: Health Care Providers Take Heed - You Soon Are Prohibited From Knowingly Seeking Payment for Preventable Serious Adverse Events and Related Services

Alert Date: 07/24/2009

As of August 9, 2009, health care providers (including hospitals, doctors, nurse midwives, CRNPs, and others) in Pennsylvania are prohibited from “knoRead more

Barley Snyder Represents The Wolf Holdings Organization, Inc. in a Successful Recapitalization

Legal Update Date: 07/20/2009

Our firm has been busy representing parties in M&A transactions, and we are pleased to share a sampling of the announcements for some of the transactiRead more

Barley Snyder Represents D&E Communications in Merger Agreement with Windstream Corporation

Legal Update Date: 07/14/2009

Our firm has been busy representing parties in M&A transactions, and we are pleased to share a sampling of the announcements for some of the transactiRead more

Employment Law Alert: Recent Bills Will Impact PA Employers Sponsoring Health Insurance Plans for Employees

Alert Date: 06/22/2009

This Barley Snyder Alert summarizes two bills recently signed by Governor Ed Rendell that significantly impact Pennsylvania employers sponsoring healtRead more

Barley Snyder partner plays lead role in the merger between Lancaster County Historical Society and James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland

Press Release Date: 05/29/2009

Barley Snyder partner, Kathleen A. Gray, played a lead role in the merger between Lancaster County Historical Society and James Buchanan Foundation foRead more

Construction Law Alert Update: Do Your Contracts Comply with the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act?

Alert Date: 05/18/2009

As most home improvement contractors are aware, registration is now in progress for compliance with the new Home Improvement Consumer Protection ActRead more

Health Law Alert: Last Call for Red Flag Compliance Yes, Health Care Providers, This Means You

Alert Date: 04/24/2009

May 1st is the official date on which the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will begin enforcing its Red Flag RulesRead more

Employment Alert: New Edition of Form I-9 Takes Effect April 3, 2009

Alert Date: 04/03/2009

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) implementation of the regulation requiring employers to use a new Employment Eligibility VerificatiRead more

Employment Law Alert: New Federal Laws Impact Group Health Plans

Alert Date: 02/24/2009

The following alert contains time sensitive information about the requirements for complying with recent legislation which impacts employer-sponsored Read more

Barley Snyder's Employment Training Programs for 2009

Article Date: February 10, 2009

Barley Snyder’s Employment Training Programs provide practical guidance in these turbulent times to help your management team to act decisively and miRead more

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