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Termination “without cause” it’s not necessarily termination “without fault”
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Historically, health care provider employers and employees have tended to use termination “without cause” as a proxy for termination “without fault.”


Wearables in the Workplace: Promise and Pitfalls
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

In recent years, the use of wearable devices, such as smartwatches and Fitbits, has gained popularity not only with the general public and consumers


Five Trending Challenges Facing Employers in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Industry
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

Employers in the technology, media, and telecommunications industry continue to face numerous workplace management and compliance challenges under


Mainstream wellness program challenged in EEOC v. Honeywell
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

Despite promulgating a paucity of guidance on what constitutes a “voluntary medical exam” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), on


NLRB extends “Specialty Healthcare” to acute care hospitals: carves unit into multiple smaller pieces
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 23 2015

Ever since 1974, when the NLRB (“Board”) first took jurisdiction over health care institutions, the Board has paid particular attention to the impact


EEOC Releases New Guidance on the Rights of HIV-Positive Employees Applicable to Health Care Providers and Employers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

In December 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance for job applicants and employees with HIV infection that


Hospitals and nursing homes are focus of the Department of Labor over wage violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 19 2010

The healthcare industry continues to be the main target in the onslaught of wage and hour claims asserting violations of unpaid overtime and missed meal periods


Social media and the on-going battle to protect patient information
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 6 2012

Social media have become de rigueur globally


"Blood typing" in the workplace? Some GINA issues to consider
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

Is there an emerging interest in knowing a person’s blood type, and not just for necessary medical purposes; but rather, for purposes that raise a host of issues, foremost among them privacy, e.g., predicting a person’s personality and behavioral tendencies, predisposition to disease, and developing dietary and lifestyle formulations suited to their blood type?


IRS releases new Affordable Care Act guidance on the employer mandate
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

As we blogged about previously, the Affordable Care Act provides unique compliance obligations for hospitality employers, many of whom employ large