OFCCPs New Veteran/Disability Regulations Are Now in Effect. Are You Ready?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
Benesch B-Cast 07: Immigration Deadlines and Demands Employers Need to Know
Pennsylvania Tavern Games Licenses
Polsinelli Podcast - To Pay or Not to Pay? The Rules for Summer Interns in 2014
Upcoming Affirmative Action Plan Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Should an employer have a written social media policy?
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Tax Traps of Employment Documents
Which Canadian jurisdictions are examining Target Benefit Plans? An update from Ian McSweeney
Status of Target Benefit Plans in Quebec
Bullying in the Workplace: L&E Case Study
North Carolina Unemployment Insurance Reform Webinar
BB&K's Isabel Safie Discusses the Implications of IRS’ Definition of Governmental Plan Status
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
Global Immigration Solutions for Multinational Businesses
Navigating the New OFCCP Regulations on Affirmative Action Obligations: Make Sure Your Organization is Ready
What is at will employment law?
Structuring Compensation Programs – Interview with David Lagasse, Member, Mintz Levin
As widely reported, on February 26, 2014, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released the proposed Tax Reform Act of 2014 (the "Camp Proposal"). In exchange for simplification...more
On December 12, 2013, the New York Court of Appeals issued a decision in Kolbe v. Tibbetts, in which the Court addressed whether the Newfane Central School District could unilaterally alter the health insurance benefits of...more
Some, but far from all, employee benefit plans set a limit on the amount of time a participant has to file a lawsuit claiming benefits under the plan. Until recently, however, not all courts would recognize these plan...more
A Practice or Policy without Clear Legislative Intent Does Not Create Implied Contractual Right to Retiree Health Benefits -
A federal appellate court has affirmed a U.S. District Court’s decision to grant Orange...more
The list is not intended to be exhaustive.
IRS rules that incentives to health care professionals and hospitals for using electronic records are income to those receiving the...more
If the past is prologue, what better way to consider the interests, needs, and concerns of business leaders and consumers in the new year than to look at what captured their attention in 2013? And so...more
Despite the continuing legal challenges and political hardball, as well as the delays and technical glitches, it appears that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, is here to stay. ...more
A strange result in Langenberg v. Warren General Hospital, suggests you should pay close attention to the termination language in hospital-physician employment contracts. Warren General Hospital terminated Dr. Langenberg...more
It's December, and human resources professionals and law departments are reflecting on the issues addressed in 2013 and giving thanks for incident-free holiday parties. But the big question is this: What issues should get...more
Approximately 300 employers and other organizations, many of which are in Northern California, were named as co-defendants in an ERISA class action lawsuit filed on November 22, 2013, in the U.S. District Court for the...more
First you have the problem and then you have the litigation. This more-or-less iron rule of American life will be honored once again in the aftermath of the “roll out” of Obamacare.
The design and operational failures...more
The Supreme Court announced last week that it will hear two cases in which for-profit businesses are challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) “contraceptive mandate” on freedom of religion grounds. The key issue before...more
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has issued an important ruling restricting in-house counsel from acting as whistleblowers in litigation against their current or former employers. ...more
In this issue:
- New Wellness Program Rules for 2014
- Now That We Know The Basic Rules… Drafting Covenants Not To Compete To Maximize The Likelihood Of Enforcement
- Excerpt from New Wellness Program...more
Recognizing the difficulty many rural health clinics (RHCs) face when recruiting health care practitioners, CMS recently proposed to change its interpretation of the Rural Health Clinic Services Act and allow RHCs to contract...more
In This Presentation:
- General Considerations
- Who is Your Client?
- Who Can Employ a Physician?
- Basic Issues in Employment Contracts
- The Buy-In: Becoming an Owner in a Medical Practice
In Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. v. Roseland Ambulatory Ctr., LLC, No. 2:12-cv-05941, (D.N.J. Sept. 23, 2013), the United States District Court denied a healthcare provider’s motion to dismiss a claim of overpayments...more
What is the right compensation for a particular job? That’s the question virtually every employer must face. Pay too little, and the employer may not be able to fill a position or must settle for less than the best...more
Corporations are not exempt from the so-called "Contraceptive Mandate" authorized pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2012 (the "ACA" / popularly known as "Obamacare") according to the opinion of the...more
The consolidation trend in hospital and health systems continues. To address perceived inefficiencies and quality of care issues, hospitals are attempting to form larger enterprises to create scale, expand geographically,...more
As the U.S. moves toward full implementation of the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare), employers are seeing new challenges and opportunities in the provision of health coverage and other benefits to...more
In This Issue:
- Obama Administration Postpones Health Care Reporting and Penalties Until 2015
- Severance Agreements: What Are They Good For?
- Excerpt from Severance Agreements: What Are They Good For?
The September 23, 2013 deadline for covered entities, business associates and their subcontractors to implement the new HIPAA rules is approaching quickly. In case you missed it, on January 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of...more
Last month a NJ Appellate Division panel held in three consolidated appeals that a NJ hospital’s state law claims that a health care plan must pay full price for medical services the hospital provided to plan participants are...more
Over the course of this series, I have been pontificating on a number of points. First, ERISA and tax regulation have in my view had the unintended effect of reducing benefits for workers and business owners...more
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