HIPAA in the Workplace -
In late 2013, the Office of Inspector General issued a report critical of the Office of Civil Rights’ enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. OCR enforcement of...more
Employee complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the workplace have been on the rise over the past years. Employers and administrators must be ready to respond to these types of claims.
Your company has received a complaint involving employee misconduct, or misconduct by a third party who has contracted with the company or is on the premises. By law, the complaint requires an investigation. What steps are...more
Happy New Year from your friends and advisors in Bernstein Shur’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Usually, the new year comes with reviews of the past. At Bernstein Shur, we look forward to the future with a firm...more
Many employers already know that they are required to maintain material safety data sheets for all hazardous materials in the workplace. You may not be aware, however, that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...more
Employers received two big wins in the U.S. Supreme Court last week. In two rulings, decided on June 24, 2013, both of which were 5-4 decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court adopted standards that will assist employers defending...more