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Is the 8 and 80 Overtime Exception for Hospitals and Health Care Providers the Right Fit for Your Company?

by Baker Ober Health Law on

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay most workers at least minimum wage for all hours worked, plus overtime – one and one-half the employee's regular rate of pay – for all hours worked in excess of...more

Health Care E-Note - May 2017

by Burr & Forman on

When a physician leaves a medical practice, especially if the physician stays in the area to compete against his/her former employer, the situation can become stressful and acrimonious. Please see full E-Note below for...more

Health Care E-Note - October 2016

by Burr & Forman on

Last year President Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (“MACRA”). MACRA implemented significant changes in how Medicare reimburses doctors. In this article for the Birmingham...more

Higher Education Highlights - Summer 2016

On March 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), announced the launch of the 2016 Phase 2 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) Audit...more

Health Law Insights Newsletter - Issue 10 - June 2016

by McCarter & English, LLP on

McCarter & English, LLP’s Health Care Group presents Issue 10 of the Health Law Insights, which discusses the latest legal issues in the health care industry. NATIONAL - Drug Diversion Case Raises Red Flags for...more

Health Care E-Note - May 2016

by Burr & Forman on

On April 6, 2016 the Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration ("EBSA") issued its long awaited final rule redefining a fiduciary investment advisor (also known as the "conflict of interest rule"),...more

The Implications of DOL’s Proposed Overtime Rules on Hospitals and Health Systems

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

In an era of increasing financial pressure on the administration of hospitals and health systems, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is expected to issue a final rule regarding the overtime provisions in the Fair Labor...more

Home Care Associations Seek Stay by SCOTUS of New Wage-and-Hour Rules, As the Effective Date of DOL Wage-and-Hour Regulations...

Recently, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Home Care Association of America, et al. v. Weil, that the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) regulations about the inapplicability of certain statutory exemptions for...more

How Healthcare Employers Can Navigate the New White-Collar Overtime Rules: Further Transition Presents Opportunities

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

The Department of Labor’s proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime exemptions will impact the American workplace as much as any legal development in the past decade. Healthcare employers - whether in the...more

DOL Announces Delay to Home Care Worker Wage Regulations

Last October, the federal Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division sent shockwaves through the home health care industry by issuing final rules declaring most of its employees to be subject to FLSA minimum wage and...more

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FLSA Overtime Claims in Hospital Meal Break Cases

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

On August 26, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the District Court’s dismissal of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime claims brought against a myriad of health care systems and their...more

Pennsylvania Issues Regulations Under Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act

by K&L Gates LLP on

On July 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry published new regulations to implement certain provisions of the Prohibition of Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act, 43 P.S. §§ 932.1 to 932.6 (the "Act")....more

Massachusetts Healthcare Bill Bans Mandatory Overtime for Nurses and Limits Spending to Oppose Unionization

by Littler on

On August 6, 2012, Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts signed into law Senate Bill 2400, "An Act improving the quality of healthcare and reducing costs through increased transparency, efficiency and innovation." The law...more

Healthcare Update, No. 3, August 2012: DOL Targets Healthcare Employer For Violations

by Fisher Phillips on

A recent announcement from the U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division highlights the risks that healthcare employers face when they do not properly compensate employees for overtime hours and do not maintain accurate...more

Healthcare Update - August 2012, No. 3

by Fisher Phillips on

In This Issue: - EEOC Challenges TB Testing Practices By A. Kevin Troutman (Houston): For years, hospitals and most other healthcare providers have regularly screened new and existing employees for tuberculosis...more

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