Talking Politics at Work: RPL Partners Helen D. (“Heidi”) Reavis and Deena R. Merlen Speak with The Muse about Employees’ Rights (and Wrongs)

In Stacey Lastoe’s article, published on Friday, January 20, 2017 on The Muse, she confronts the question, “Can I get fired for talking politics at work?” Lastoe turned to RPL Managing Partner Helen D. (“Heidi”) Reavis and Partner Deena R. Merlen for answers. “What happens if I do discuss politics at the office? According to Helen D. ‘Heidi’ Reavis and Deena R. Merlen, partners at the law firm Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP, the answer is,…

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Will You Be Prepared In Time for the New Overtime Rules?

By Deena R. Merlen The United States Department of Labor (the “DOL”) recently issued an updated rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) that will have a tremendous impact on employers and employees across the country.  For information on which employers and employees are covered by the FLSA, click here. The FLSA generally obligates employers to pay their employees at least minimum wage, and, with respect to employees who…

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RPL Hosts International Trademark Association Roundtable on International Trademark Registration

RPL Partner Deena R. Merlen, Special Counsel Dara L. Onofrio and Associate Allison (“Ally”) M. Grein will moderate an International Trademark Association (INTA) Roundtable titled, “Navigating the IR Waters So You Don’t Drown” on Friday, June 24, 2016 from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Stamford Innovation Center at 175 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. Join Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP to discuss and learn about WIPO vs. national registration, international trademarks…

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