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Even More At Stake Than Meets The Eye With Potential HIPAA Violations
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

A federal court in New Mexico recently declined to dismiss tort claims asserted by a registered nurse against her employer, a government-run hospital


America’s Opioid Epidemic and the Workplace: Should Employers Change Their Approach to Drug Testing?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

As many as 50,000 Americans may have died in 2016 as the result of an opioid-related overdose. This number continues to increase with no end in sight


The Gig Economy Expands to the Healthcare Industry
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

The United States is expected to see a shortage of 40,000 to 104,000 physicians by 2030. Due to this anticipated need for primary care physicians


What You Need To Know About Nevada’s New Domestic Violence Victims’ Law
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

By the turn of the New Year, employers in Nevada will have an obligation to provide workplace protections to domestic violence victims, including


Massachusetts Employers See Medical Marijuana Defense Go Up In Smoke
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

The highest state court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts issued a decision yesterday announcing that handicapped employees who have been


In The Weeds: Florida Lawmakers Provide Medical Marijuana Guidance For The Workplace
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a medical marijuana bill into law on Friday that provides guidelines on the implementation of the State’s


Telemedicine: Proceed With Caution
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

One of the hottest benefit trends in 2017 is the adoption of free or low-cost “telemedicine” programs to provide employees easy and affordable access


Marijuana For Everyone? Society’s Changing Attitude Reflected In Workplace Practices
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

We’ve entered a new era of acceptance when it comes to the legally permitted use of marijuana. As of today, 28 states have legalized medical use of


House Takes First Step Towards ACA Repeal; Employers Should Stay the Course for Now
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

The House of Representatives took the first affirmative step towards repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) today. After a failed


Welcome To The Neighborhood: Hospitals Need To Get To Know Title IX
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

Hospital administrators are well aware their institutions are subject to a whole host of workplace-related federal statutes: Title VII of the Civil