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Monday, October 27 Ebola workplace update
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


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


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


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


Ebola preparedness
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

How should an employer respond when it learns that an employee is planning a trip to West Africa to visit family? What if other employees refuse to


Don't fall into the gap: wagehour lawsuit highlights risks for employers
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

In August, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit affirmed dismissal of five purported class or collective actions brought against a


Avoiding harassment by residents
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

A recent lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") against a healthcare facility in Virginia highlights a legal


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


Strategies for continuous (and intermittent) medical leaves
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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