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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge


Sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • November 18 2010

There have been cases where doctors have been sued for sexual harassment of their colleagues in the workplace


Disciplinary action and suspension for misconduct: guidance from UK Court of Appeal
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

The Court of Appeal decision in Crawford and another v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 2012 EWCA Civ 138 provides guidance as to the procedural standards required in misconduct cases in which dismissal is likely to impact on the employee's ability to pursue hisher chosen career


Wellness programs and biometric screening: lessons from recent EEOC attacks
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

For employers, a healthy workforce can mean improved productivity, lower absence rates, and a reduction in health insurance costs. In an effort to


States follow Massachusetts' lead and implement cafeteria plan mandates
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2007

As part of the health care reform adopted in Massachusetts, employers with 11 or more employees in Massachusetts are required to adopt and maintain an Internal Revenue Code section 125 cafeteria plan (“Cafeteria Plan”) for most employees


U.S. House Committee passes bill to limit definition of supervisor under National Labor Relations Act
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2007

By a party-line vote of 26-20, the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee passed a bill that would significantly alter the definition of “supervisor” in the health care and construction industries


Overtime formula adjusted for Pennsylvania medical facilities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

On June 26 and 27, 2012, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act to allow medical facilities to pay overtime to its employees for time worked over 8 hours per day or 80 hours in a 14-day period


Close counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and sales: Supreme Court holds pharmaceutical representatives exempt under FLSA
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2012

On June 18, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a split among the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, holding that pharmaceutical sales representatives are exempt outside sales employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”


DOL releases model COBRA notices for use under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "ARRA") amends portions of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, as amended ("COBRA"), to require premium reductions and additional enrollment opportunities


OIG examines employment of excluded individuals by Medicaid managed care entity providers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

A recent OIG report assesses the extent to which provider networks of managed care entities (MCE) that contract with state Medicaid agencies employ excluded individuals