We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 140

Strategies for continuous (and intermittent) medical leaves
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

Have you ever scheduled an early-shift employee to cover for a late-shift employee who has just taken Medical Leave? The covering employee probably


Using biometrics in the workplace
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

In the past, employees rarely objected to having their picture taken for the company’s identification badge. But in this age of technology allowing


Work a full eight hours? That's not in my job description!
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Judge vacates parts of USDOL home-care regulation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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
  • 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


Monday, October 27 Ebola workplace update
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 27 2014

As we expected, the concerns raised by the NYC physician testing positive after returning from aiding West African Ebola sufferers triggered a legal


Healthcare employer lands in patient-privacy predicament
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

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


Efforts to curtail the FLSA's "companionship" exemption possibly moving to the regulatory arena.
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 24 2011

In late June, we noted legislation introduced in the Senate and in the House of Representatives that would essentially repeal the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(15) "companionship" exemption in any practical sense


Even the doctor is not immune
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

A federal jury recently awarded $350,000 in punitive and compensatory damages to three former employees of Endoscopic Microsurgery Associates, a


Top five concerns for healthcare industry HR departments
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

Keeping up with healthcare reform regulations is a challenge for all employers, but healthcare providers may face unique burdens. Here are the top