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Wearables in the Workplace: Promise and Pitfalls
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

In recent years, the use of wearable devices, such as smartwatches and Fitbits, has gained popularity not only with the general public and consumers


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.”


Five Trending Challenges Facing Employers in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Industry
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

Employers in the technology, media, and telecommunications industry continue to face numerous workplace management and compliance challenges under


Moving Toward a System of Portable Benefits in the Gig Economy
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

As the employer-employee relationship and the meaning of a "workplace" continue to evolve in the "gig" (or "sharing" or "on-demand") economy, a model


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


Admission of "no reasonable cause" determination reversible error, rules 4th DCA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 19 2009

A trial court's decision to admit into evidence a Broward County Civil Rights Division "no reasonable cause" determination was an abuse of discretion and constituted reversible error, according to a recent decision by the Fourth District Court of Appeals


EEOC Releases New Guidance on the Rights of HIV-Positive Employees Applicable to Health Care Providers and Employers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

In December 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance for job applicants and employees with HIV infection that


Employment Law This Week: ACA Provisions Extended, ADA’s “Safe Harbor,” Paid Leave, WARN Act
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

Over the holidays, the U.S. government and federal agencies announced deadline extensions for two significant Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions


HIPAA Modified in Tandem with Executive Action on Gun Control: Much Ado About Narrow Permissive Reporting Requirements
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

On January 6, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") within the federal Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued a final rule to


New York Home Care Worker Wage Parity Act takes effect on March 1, 2012
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 14 2012

Medicaid home care aide services providers need to act quickly to avoid the risk of non-payment for services