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The District of Columbia passed one of the nation’s most stringent regulations on covenants not to compete earlier this year. Except in very limited circumstances, the law states employers may not require or request employees sign an agreement that includes a non-compete provision, and employers cannot have a workplace
The nation’s largest healthcare groups and associations have released separate statements endorsing the position that all healthcare workers should be fully vaccinated and supporting the implementation of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies in hospitals and health systems nationwide.
On July 21, 2021, the American Hospital Association (“AHA”), an organization representing close
Last Wednesday, President Joe Biden needed a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Kamala Harris to confirm his nomination of Jennifer Abruzzo for General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. The Senate split the vote along party lines
There have been two recent developments affecting noncompetition agreements in Massachusetts that employers need to be aware of and take into account as they craft and review their own restrictive covenant forms.
New Judicial Decision – Employment is Not Sufficient Consideration
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act, M.
I’m fully vaccinated, but to get on a plane in Europe to come to the United States for a combination business trip and family vacation, I still had to jump through hoops. If your business is ready to start doing business travel again, you need to prep your employees.
A corporate whistleblower can create more financial, organizational, and reputational damage to an employer by using the federal False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. § 3729-33, than by using any other “whistleblower” law. While the FCA contains no requirement that the whistleblower be an employee to create the damage,
Every few years, the IRS enhances its popular correction program for qualified retirement plans (the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, or EPCRS) to continue to encourage plan sponsors to correct any plan failures and bring their plans into compliance. Revenue Procedure 2021-30 reflects this latest enhancement of IRS correction guidance.
Patient record requests can be a significant administrative burden for health care providers. An OCR enforcement initiative and a new federal law give providers more reason to get this process right. We summarize these rules here.
Since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule became
In April, we posted about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) issuing cybersecurity guidance for employee retirement plans. That is, April 14, 2021. Shortly thereafter, the DOL updated its audit inquiries to include probing questions for plan fiduciaries about their compliance with “hot off the press”