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Termination “without cause” it’s not necessarily termination “without fault”
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Historically, health care provider employers and employees have tended to use termination “without cause” as a proxy for termination “without fault.”


"Blood typing" in the workplace? Some GINA issues to consider
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

Is there an emerging interest in knowing a person’s blood type, and not just for necessary medical purposes; but rather, for purposes that raise a host of issues, foremost among them privacy, e.g., predicting a person’s personality and behavioral tendencies, predisposition to disease, and developing dietary and lifestyle formulations suited to their blood type?


EEOC Issues Final Retaliation Guidance
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

On August 29, 2016, the EEOC issued its final Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues (Guidance) to replace its 1998 Compliance Manual


Social media and the on-going battle to protect patient information
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 6 2012

Social media have become de rigueur globally


Take Five: Views You Can Use December, 2016
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Employers in the health care industry are likely to face significant changes under President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration and should expect


Health care industry: OSHA is quietly gunning for you is your workplace ready?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

On April 2, 2015, Thomas Galassi, Director of the Directorate of Enforcement for OSHA, sent a memorandum to all Regional Directors announcing that the


Benefits litigation update - Summer 2016,Issue 11
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 13 2016

As one of the three co-equal branches of the federal government, the judiciary branch is always on the radar of plan sponsors, and we do what we can


OSHA to police whistleblower claims under the Affordable Care Act
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

Most prudent employers have begun efforts to ensure compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), which is bringing about


Home healthcare workers’ misrepresentation about anticipated absences during a strike results in loss of protected status under the NLRA, Second Circuit rules
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday February 27th, in NLRB v. Special Touch Home Care Servs. Inc., 11-3147 (2d.Cir., Feb. 27


OSHA forecast 5 important OSHA issues to monitor in 2014 (2 enforcement focus on temporary workers)
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

As we closed the book on 2013 a truly remarkable year of OSHA enforcement and regulatory activity we look to the future, and think