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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

Off label use does not establish a false claim

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 23 2014

Part of what makes holidays special is telling and listening to the same stories over and over. The things in the stories that dazzled us when we

Employees’ compensation claim for being rostered on-call on a statutory holiday or on a rest day

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • November 18 2010

Doctors have been dedicated to serving the Hong Kong community well, particularly at times when there were a great shortage of doctors

New EEOC rules require U.S. employers to revise procedures for acquiring and using medical information

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2010

On January 10, 2011, employers will become subject to new regulations issued by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") that interpret the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 ("GINA"

U.S. House Committee passes bill to limit definition of supervisor under National Labor Relations Act

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 27 2007

By a party-line vote of 26-20, the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee passed a bill that would significantly alter the definition of “supervisor” in the health care and construction industries

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

Workers required to request holiday whilst on sick leave in order to qualify for holiday pay

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has provided important clarification on the annual leave entitlement under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) of workers (including employees) who are off work on long-term sick leave

Overtime formula adjusted for Pennsylvania medical facilities

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2012

On June 26 and 27, 2012, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act to allow medical facilities to pay overtime to its employees for time worked over 8 hours per day or 80 hours in a 14-day period

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

HHS program seeks to ease verification of volunteer health professionals' credentials

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 17 2010

HHS has launched a new national website for the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP), a national network of state-based programs that verifies the identity, licenses, and credentials of health professionals prior to an emergency