A Look Ahead: Four Trends Healthcare Employers Should Continue to Watch

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With the year drawing to a close, this is a good time to examine four significant trends in employment law and consider how to safeguard your healthcare organization from threats associated with them. While this list is not exhaustive, it represents an excellent starting point for ensuring a solid foundation from which to manage risks during the coming year.

The trends include: 1) increasingly aggressive (and overreaching) investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); 2) issues emerging from employee leave and accommodation requests; 3) more whistleblower and retaliation claims; and finally, 4) continuing challenges emerging from actions by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In meeting these threats, one theme is critical: supervisors must be able to recognize early-warning signs and know when to seek assistance from their human resources representatives.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Health Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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