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The Clock Is Ticking - ACA Nondiscrimination Rules Will Take Effect January 1
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 2 2016

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) published a final rule to implement Section


Healthcare employer lands in patient-privacy predicament
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Hospitals are still in the OFCCP's crosshairs
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

On February 12, 2015, U.S. Labor Department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) underscored its intent to continue to scrutinize


Be careful what you say: allegations of worker misconduct might be defamation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

Healthcare institutions have a moral and legal obligation to promote patient safety as an essential component of patient care. Supervisors and


October 27 Monday morning Ebola update
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 27 2014

As we expected, the NYC doctor who tested positive for Ebola triggered a response demanding more quarantine response for ndividuals returning from


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


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


More On What Trump And His ACA Repeal Threat Might Mean For Gig Economy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

We’ve already provided a few insights into the impact that the recent presidential election will have on the sharing economy. We offered pre-election


The Zika Virus: FAQs For Employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika a global public health emergency. This is only the fourth time that the WHO


Are Referral Sources Protectable Under Florida Law?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

The question of whether referral sources constitute legitimate, protectable business interests under Florida's Covenants Against Unfair Competition