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EEOC, DOL, HHS and IRS Weigh-In on Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs - Is Your Program Compliant?
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

Wellness programs are trending in the U.S., especially with employers looking for ways to encourage and promote healthy lifestyles for their employees

Summary of Key New California Laws for 2017: What Employers Should Know
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

Governor Brown has this year signed several new laws impacting California employers, some of which have already gone into effect and others that will

Arizona governor proposes Medicaid fee for smokers, obese
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2011

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has reportedly proposed levying a $50 annual fee on smokers, the chronically ill or obese who receive aid from the state's financially strapped Medicaid program.

As more employers try to curb worker smoking, questions about employee rights remain
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2011

An increasing number of employers are deciding not to hire smokers, and still more are trying to control or eliminate employees' use of tobacco.

Disease brief - low disability asbestos claims - marginal injury, maximum cost
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2010

A trend appears to be developing whereby marginal injury asbestos claims are in danger of creating disproportionate costs bills.

Obesity eclipses tobacco as no. 1 public health priority
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2010

A recent editorial in The New England Journal of Medicine has warned that health care reform, rising medical costs and childhood obesity have overtaken tobacco as the top public health priorities, even though smoking "remains by far the most common cause of preventable death and disability in the United States.

Can I refuse to hire a smoker?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2009

Society is becoming increasingly intolerant of smokers.

Review board rules on off-school conduct
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 7 2009

In a decision released on April 20, 2009, the Child and Family Services Review Board addressed the issue of whether the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (the "School Board") had the authority to expel a student who was engaged in offschool property drug use.