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Timeshares in Mexico – Buyer and Seller Beware

The lure of sunny weather, beautiful beaches and relative affordability has persuaded many American and Canadian citizens to purchase timeshare vacation packages in Mexico.  While such purchases work well for some, many people have lost large sums of money to purchase and resale scams.   Timeshare Purchase   Vacationers are often persuaded by aggressive sales […]

Anticipated Overtime Regulation Changes:  What Now?

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act exempts from its minimum wage and overtime pay requirements persons employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity, as such terms are defined from time to time by regulations of the Secretary of Labor.   As readers are likely aware, the U.S. Department of Labor issued proposed […]

Broader Protection Against Workplace Bias

In EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., decided June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court held that job applicants – and, by extension, employees – have broad protection against workplace bias. Employers must take notice of this new interpretation of a federal employee rights law.     Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch had a […]

Spengler Nathanson Welcomes Bill Meyer

Long-time Toledo attorney Bill Meyer joined Spengler Nathanson in May 2015, in an of-counsel capacity.  Bill practices primarily in the areas of immigration and nationality law and has represented thousands of individuals in their quests to become U.S. permanent residents and citizens.  He has also represented a diverse variety of employers in solving their personnel […]

Sixth Circuit Issues Telecommuting Decision Favorable to Employers

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act involving a telecommuting request from a Ford employee who suffered from health problems.  EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., 782 F.3d 753 (6th Cir. 2015).     The EEOC alleged that Ford failed to reasonably accommodate […]

Gerry Kowalski Named “Distinguished Toledo Lawyer”

On May 8, 2015, Gerry Kowalski received the “Distinguished Toledo Lawyer” award during the Toledo Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon.  Each year on this occasion, an attorney is recognized who has contributed to the community, built a strong professional reputation, and served as a role model to other attorneys.  Gerry is the fourth Spengler Nathanson […]

Sarah Skow Becomes Toledo Women’s Bar Association President

Sarah Skow was sworn in as President of the Toledo Women’s Bar Association at the TWBA Annual Meeting on May 29, 2015 at the Toledo Club.  Sarah joined the TWBA in 2005 while a student at the University of Toledo College of Law as a member of the Women’s Law Student Association (“WLSA”).  She has […]

Spengler Nathanson Welcomes New Attorneys

Spengler Nathanson is pleased to welcome attorneys Gerald R. Kowalski, Renisa A. Dorner, Pariss M. Coleman, II, Sarah K. Skow, and John Czarnecki to the firm. All five attorneys formerly practiced with the law firm of Cooper & Kowalski, L.P.A. in Toledo, Ohio.   Full profiles for each of these attorneys are available on our website. […]

Attorneys Focus on Compliance

Helping clients comply with the complex laws that affect their businesses and government operations is a major focus for Spengler Nathanson attorneys. Cherie Wolff presented Wage and Hour Law: Compliance Strategies to Survive an Audit at the Employers Associations March 14 Employment Law Conference, and Complying with Ohios Open Meetings Law at the Toledo Metropolitan […]

United Way Recognizes Spengler Nathanson

Spengler Nathanson has been recognized for its support of United Way of Greater Toledo and its 2013 campaign. United Way has inducted the firms Director of Administration, Connie Bucher, into the 2013 Campaign Manager Hall of Fame for her leadership and energy throughout the United Way campaign at Spengler Nathanson. United Way of Greater Toledo […]

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