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Healthcare employer lands in patient-privacy predicament
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

Healthcare providers are required by law to maintain the privacy of most patient information, and there are good business reasons for medical


Twists and turns for Texas' health care employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

Texans are a unique bunch. This goes beyond the loud, boisterous and larger than life caricature that comes to most people's minds. Not everyone


Mediating non-compete disputes in the medical device industry
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2013

The medical device industry remains a hotbed for non-compete litigation, and the reason is plain and simple. Economic justification. Sales reps


Today's workplace Ebola update
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tightening previous infection control guidance for healthcare workers caring for patients with


Ebola in the workplace update
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2014

I've been dealing with the employment aspects of infectious disease scares since 1984 when AIDS first reared its evil head. Every permutation of the


Fighting the flu don't forget to wash your hands!
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2015

You can't open the newspaper, turn on the television, or visit a website without seeing some alarming statistic about the flu. According to the


Work a full eight hours? That's not in my job description!
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

According to the EEOC, healthcare employers are disproportionately represented in the ranks of those sued for violations of the Americans with


Clean-uniform policy may lead to additional pay
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

Most healthcare employers require employees to wear some sort of uniform. Of course, the most familiar uniforms in this setting are "scrubs," but


Judge vacates parts of USDOL home-care regulation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

A federal judge has scuttled key aspects of the U.S. Department of Labor's rule that would have extended the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's


Practical pandemic preparedness applied to Ebola
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

Many employers may be familiar with pandemic preparedness, having dealt with several serious influenza outbreaks and H1H1 virus over the past several