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Growing Questions About Employee Medical Marijuana Use Leave Employers in a Haze
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

The intersection of employment and marijuana laws has just gotten cloudier, thanks to a recent decision by the Rhode Island Superior Court


Federal Court Rules Gender Dysphoria May Be Disability Under ADA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

In a departure from the recently developing law, a federal court judge from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that the Americans with


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.”


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


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


Take 5: views you can use: five recent developments in labor and employment law that health care employers need to know
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 28 2015

Recent actions by federal agencies and courts will have a direct impact on employers in the health care industry. While still wrestling with the


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


Protecting Patient Privacy in Light of the NLRB’s Scrutiny of No-Recording and Social Media Policies
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 28 2016

The increased use of portable electronic devices in the workplace and the popularity of social media pose unique challenges for health care employers


Nurses held exempt under New Jersey Wage and Hour Law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 21 2011

On November 16, 2011, the New Jersey Appellate Division held that registered nurses are exempt from overtime compensation under the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law (“NJWHL”), N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a1 to 56a30, even if paid on an hourly basis, because they fall within the “professional” exemption


When is a wRVU not a wRVU? Getting paid fully for your productivity
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 17 2012

According to the 2011 Medical Group Management Association’s Physician Compensation and Productivity Report, more than one-third of physician group practices in the U.S. are using some type of “work relative value unit” (commonly known as a wRVU) structure for compensation purposes, and more than 60 of physicians are paid on the basis of some type of wRVU metric