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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

UK update - type 2 diabetes controlled by diet is not automatically a disability

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2015

In Metroline Travel v Stoute, the Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") decided that employees with type 2 diabetes controlled by diet (rather than

Disciplinary action and suspension for misconduct: guidance from UK Court of Appeal

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2012

The Court of Appeal decision in Crawford and another v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 2012 EWCA Civ 138 provides guidance as to the procedural standards required in misconduct cases in which dismissal is likely to impact on the employee's ability to pursue hisher chosen career

Sexual harassment in the workplace

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong
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  • November 18 2010

There have been cases where doctors have been sued for sexual harassment of their colleagues in the workplace

Ban on mandatory OT for nurses effective this year

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 16 2009

On October 9, 2008, Governor Ed Rendell provided a victory for nurses' unions by signing the Prohibition on Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act

Employers must provide a form MA 1099-HC to Massachusetts residents

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2007

Last year, Massachusetts enacted the Massachusetts Health Care Access and Affordability Act (the “Act”) to require that Massachusetts residents age 18-and-over obtain health insurance

Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 20 2009

On Feb. 4, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (the "Reauthorization Act"

DOL releases model COBRA notices for use under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 19 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "ARRA") amends portions of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, as amended ("COBRA"), to require premium reductions and additional enrollment opportunities

CDC's and NIOSH's review of carbon nanotubes highlights the need for companies to keep track of regulatory action related to nanotechnology

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2009

On April, 8, 2009, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ("NIOSH") and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("CDC") submitted a notice for public comment in the Federal Register, requesting information to evaluate potential health risks associated with the use of carbon nanotubes ("CNTs"

States follow Massachusetts' lead and implement cafeteria plan mandates

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 8 2007

As part of the health care reform adopted in Massachusetts, employers with 11 or more employees in Massachusetts are required to adopt and maintain an Internal Revenue Code section 125 cafeteria plan (“Cafeteria Plan”) for most employees