Gillian Watson Egan

Gillian Watson Egan

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Health Care E-Note - December 2014

In This Issue: - Cybersecurity Breaches Have Costly Impact on Health Care Industry - Many Patients Being Asked to Pre-Pay for Procedures - Health Care Providers Given Active Shooter Emergency Guidance -...more

12/19/2014

Labor & Employment E- Note - December 2014

In This Issue: - SCOTUS Says Firms Don't Have to Pay for Security Screening Time - EEOC Saw Decline in Discrimination Settlements, Number of Cases - HHS Closes Loophole Allowing Employers to Cut Hospital...more

12/17/2014 - Discrimination Ebola EEOC Employer Group Health Plans Employer Liability Issues ESOP Health Insurance Integrity Staffing v Busk NLRB SCOTUS Security Checks Small Business Workplace Safety

Health Care E-Note - March 26, 2014

In This Issue: - Hospital CEO Turnover Rate Reached Record 20 Percent in 2013 - States Take on Authority of Doctors vs. Advanced Practice Nurses - HHS Urges Hospitals to be More Prepared for Emergencies -...more

3/27/2014 - Affordable Care Act CMS Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Healthcare HHS Hospitals Physicians Telemedicine

Labor & Employment E-Note - January 16, 2014

In This Issue: - 13 States Set to Raise Minimum Wage, 11 More Consider Increases - EEOC Reports $372.1M in Monetary Relief for Workplace Bias Claims - N.Y.U. Graduate Assistants Vote to Affiliate with UAW -...more

1/17/2014 - Amazon Bias Birth Control Pill Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Contraceptives Discrimination EEOC Facebook Hazardous Substances Immigration Reform Minimum Wage NLRB OSHA Passwords Silica Social Media Social Media Policy Unions

Employers, Check Your Weight-Bias: Obesity, Disability, And The Broadened Coverage Of The ADAAA

A study released by the Center for Disease Control in August 2012 estimates that 32 percent of adults in Alabama are obese. Alabama regularly appears in the Top Five of the list of “heaviest states,” currently weighing in at...more

1/8/2014 - ADA ADAAA Disability Disability Discrimination Healthcare Costs Hiring & Firing Obesity Weight Discrimination

Health Care E-Note - December 2013

In This Issue: - 2014 Expected to Bring Big Changes for Health Care Industry - GlaxoSmithKline to Stop Linking Drug Reps' Pay to Prescriptions - Lawmakers Consider Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013 - Congress...more

12/26/2013

Labor & Employment E-Note - August 15, 2013

In This Issue: - NLRB Rulings in Limbo as High Court Reviews Recess Appointments - New Labor Board Members Likely to Help Employers with Disputes - NLRB Says Social Media Restrictions Could Violate Labor Law -...more

8/16/2013 - American Medical Association Attorney Generals Criminal Background Checks Employee Benefits Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Executive Compensation Immigrants NLRB Obesity Path To Citizenship Recess Appointments SCOTUS Social Media Policy

Does The Alabama Trade Secrets Act Limit Remedies For Theft Of Information?

Alabama enacted the Alabama Trade Secrets Act (the “ATSA”) in 1987. However, since that time, there have been relatively few reported court decisions analyzing the impact of the ATSA on common law claims. A federal district...more

4/10/2013 - Data Theft Preemption Sensitive Business Information Trade Secrets Uniform Trade Secrets Acts

Expansion Of The Economic Espionage Act Broadens Protection For Trade Secrets

In the summer of 2009, in an office at Goldman Sachs, in the waning hours of his last day of employment, a computer programmer named Sergey Aleynikov encrypted more than 500,000 lines of source code from Goldman’s proprietary...more

1/30/2013 - Confidentiality Agreements Economic Espionage Act Goldman Sachs Penalty Enhancements Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act Trade Secrets

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