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Google, NASA, Planes and a Stronger Legal Team

by Zelle LLP on

As Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 approached Miami International Airport on Dec. 29, 1972, its pilots extended the landing gear. Two green lights lit up in the cockpit, indicating the left and right landing gear had extended. A...more

Improving the Examiner Interview with a Little Psychotherapy

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Wandering through the aisles of iTunes for interesting podcasts, I came across several on psychotherapy. Wow, I thought to myself; I can sure use these! Many of them are hosted by women who have nice voices and who interview...more

2016 Round-Up: Key Decisions Affecting Connecticut Health Care Providers

Connecticut state and federal courts faced a number of significant health care issues last year. We have summarized those cases that we think are particularly relevant to Connecticut hospitals, group practices and individual...more

Changes to New York Telehealth Coverage Coming Soon

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

After New York became the 22nd state to enact a telemedicine commercial coverage statute, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an amendment changing the statute. The amendment makes sweeping changes to telehealth coverage under New...more

To pay or not to pay? Court holds employer is not obligated to pay for attendance at mandatory treatment program

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Although most employers are aware that an employee’s time spent working is generally compensable, the question of what actually constitutes compensable “working time” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is an area...more

The Boss Just Wanted to Help

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

Assuming that psychological counseling might be a “medical examination” under the ADA, when may an employer require an employee to get counseling as a condition of continued employment? A recent 6th Circuit case provides some...more

New POST Psychological Evaluator Continuing Professional Education Requirement - Effective Sep. 1, CPE Must be Completed by Aug....

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

All municipalities that employ peace officers must be aware of a new requirement for Peace Officer Psychological Evaluators. Effective September 1, 2013, per Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission Regulation 1955,...more

Australia: The Coalition’s “policy to help problem gamblers”

by DLA Piper on

The Opposition has released a four part plan which focuses on a national voluntary scheme to tackle problem gambling and help problem gamblers. The four part plan includes...more

Labor Letter, July 2013: Updated Psychiatric Manual May Pose New Challenges for Employers

by Fisher Phillips on

Suppose a shy and awkward employee who just performed badly in a customer presentation brings a note from his doctor diagnosing “Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder” and asks not to have to meet with customers again as...more

Employers May Require Psychological Counseling For Employees Under Certain Circumstances

by Varnum LLP on

In Kroll v. White Lake Ambulance Authority, the court addressed whether the White Lake Ambulance Authority's ("WLAA") decision to require one of its emergency medical technicians to undergo psychological counseling as a...more

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