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September 2, 2015
A federal judge in California has ruled that Uber drivers in the state can sue the mobile car service provider as a class for denying them the full benefits of employment.
August 28, 2015
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has overruled 30 years of precedent by dramatically increasing the circumstances in which a “joint employer” relationship can be found by the agency.
August 25, 2015
On August 21, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of the Department of Labor’s companionship rule that extended minimum wage and overtime coverage to home care workers.
August 19, 2015
August 12, 2015
In July 2015, the FCC issued its decision providing clarification on issues regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA). Healthcare companies are particularly vulnerable to lawsuits under the TCPA due to the large amount of necessary communications with patients combined with new, more stringent rules about contacting patients on their residential and mobile phones.
August 7, 2015
Following a number of recent statutory changes requiring mandatory utilization of the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS), the State Medical Board of Ohio has issued a proposed amendment to its existing OARRS “red flag” regulations.
July 21, 2015
The United States Supreme Court declared marriage equality has reached the nation.
July 17, 2015
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a significant employment law decision on July 15, 2015 that creates a blueprint for all federal courts in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and the Carolinas to determine joint employer status between a company and a temp agency for purposes of discrimination law.
July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015