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EEOC’s Notice Pleading Survives Motion to Dismiss in Failure to Accommodate and Wrongful Termination Suit
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

A North Carolina district court recently declined to dismiss a failure to accommodate and wrongful termination action brought by the EEOC on behalf of

“I Need to Work from Home” Telecommuting May Be Your ADA Reasonable Accommodation Alternative
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

Does the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require you to allow telecommuting? If the employee’s job, like most jobs, involves attendance and

Study Shows E-cigarettes Pose Unique Health Dangers
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

Much of the hype from the vaping industry centers around the message that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes

OSHA Enforcement of New Silica Rule for Construction Industry in Full Force After 30-Day Ramp-Up Period
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2017

OSHA recently unveiled two new rules for protecting workers from exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silicaone for the Construction Industry and the

Court deadline announced for former British Steel workers to join group litigation
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2017

Former British Steel workers suffering from life-limiting and debilitating respiratory diseases (including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Watch Out: Workplace Smells, ADA Disability, Telecommuting, and an EEOC Lawsuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

According to the EEOC in this just filed lawsuit, a home care services provider in North Carolina violated federal disability

That Stinks! EEOC Sues on Behalf of Employee Denied Relief from Workplace Smells
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

On July 12, 2017, the EEOC filed suit in the Middle District of North Carolina alleging that an employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act

Is Telemedicine Change Coming to Congress? The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017 Among Several New Federal Bills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Congress is reconsidering a nationwide telehealth coverage bill, named the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017, designed to introduce an

United States ex rel. Phalp
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

A unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Eleventh Circuit) recently affirmed two grants of summary judgment in favor

Reasonable Interpretation of Ambiguous Regulation May Not Preclude False Claims Act Liability
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

A recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit establishes that a defendant in a False Claims Act (FCA) case cannot