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Arizona's new law creates havoc for employers of medical marijuana users
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • December 21 2010

With its recent passage of Proposition 203, the Medical Marijuana Act ("MMA"), Arizona has joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in providing an affirmative defense to criminal prosecution for individuals making medical use of marijuana


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


Affirmative action comes to a hospital near you
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Does the OFCCP have jurisdiction over hospitals that contract to provide medical services to members of the military? We hoped we were done with this


Affirmative action, Part II
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Let's break down OFCCP v. Florida Hospital of Orlando, ARB Case No. 11-011 (July 22, 2013). TRICARE is a program of the Department of Defense. Its


Let the seller beware: hospitals treating HMO patients employed by the federal government are “subcontractors” governed by affirmative action laws
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

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


IRS relaxes use-it-or-lose-it rule for health flexible spending accounts
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • November 5 2013

On October 31, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued Notice 2013-71, which relaxes (but does not eliminate) the "use-it-or-lose-it"


2013 and 2014 under the Affordable Care Act - updated as of May 14, 2013
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • May 23 2013

Employers should consider the following checklist of new requirements as the nation moves ahead with compliance with the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"


Re-seller beware: hospitals treating federal employees should expect the OFCCP
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • 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


HIPAA healthcare reform - prompt attention needed to address upcoming 2013 deadlines
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

2013 has already been a busy year for employers with group health plans who are trying to navigate the Affordable Care Act and its immediate


IRS issues guidance on delay of employer shared responsibility penalties and reporting requirements
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 2, 2013, the Treasury Department made a surprise announcement that enforcement of the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate, a provision of