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Let the seller beware: hospitals treating HMO patients employed by the federal government are “subcontractors” governed by affirmative action laws

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2013

When a health planHMO ("Plan") provides group health coverage to employers, including the federal government, the hospitals that treat federal

Unemployment benefits awarded to medical marijuana user fired for positive drug test results

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
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  • July 11 2011

The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that the evidence presented by an employer at a claims hearing fell short of proving a sufficient basis for the denial of unemployment benefits to a discharged medical marijuana user who tested positive in an employer's drug screen

Re-seller beware: hospitals treating federal employees should expect the OFCCP

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2013

Hospitals that agree to provide services to the members of a health planHMO ("Plan") also become government contractors, when the Plan covers

Antitrust attacks on “no-raiding” contracts and sharing of wage information

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2010

Clients frequently ask us for our legal opinions as to whether they may lawfully enter into no-raiding contracts, prohibiting them from hiring or soliciting other businesses' employees

EEOC subpoena for fitness test information not enforced

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2011

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in its investigations of charges, often seeks records far beyond those relating merely to the charging party and his or her allegations. When an employer resists an EEOC subpoena, it typically results in a court action for the subpoena's enforcement

Antitrust challenge to employers’ exchange of pay information continues

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

In a case that has continued for more than five years, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan recently issued a decision regarding the exchange of detailed, non-public information about the compensation rates of nurses among Detroit-area hospitals