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The Zika Virus: FAQs For Employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika a global public health emergency. This is only the fourth time that the WHO


Naughty Neonatal Nurse Nixed After Nineteen Years; Hospital Wins Age Discrimination Lawsuit
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

A veteran neonatal nurse practitioner who was fired after one too many acts of misconduct could not prove age discrimination, a federal appeals court


Are Referral Sources Protectable Under Florida Law?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

The question of whether referral sources constitute legitimate, protectable business interests under Florida's Covenants Against Unfair Competition


Employers Secure Another Win In Medical Marijuana Battle: Three Things You Need To Know
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

Employers started 2016 by claiming another victory in the ongoing battle against medical marijuana in the workplace. On January 7, 2016, a federal


Can Your Company's Website Lead To A Lawsuit?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

If your business is a place of public accommodation, you are probably already familiar with the rules from Title III of the Americans with


ACA reporting 101
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

One of the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements imposed on employers is the obligation to report employee group health plan coverage


Benefits fast facts
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

For insurance market reform purposes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) initially defined “small employers” as those with fewer than 50 employees. This


Is your health plan HIPAA compliant?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Data breaches with respect to medical information are on the rise, given that such information is generally more valuable on the black market than


Be careful what you say: allegations of worker misconduct might be defamation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Healthcare institutions have a moral and legal obligation to promote patient safety as an essential component of patient care. Supervisors and


HIPAA enforcement on the rise
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

The number of claims filed under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) have skyrocketed in recent years. The latest figures