Lawyers Associated Worldwide (“LAW”) conducted its 2012 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) in Auckland, New Zealand.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act (“ATRA”) signed into law by President Obama on January 2, 2013 made the concept of “portability” permanent.
As required by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH Act”), the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) maintains a public list of unsecured electronic Protected Health Information (“PHI”) breaches affecting 500 or more individuals.
A trademark is a word, group of words, design, or symbol used to identify a particular product.
One of the benefits of obtaining federal trademark registration is that it provides the owner with the exclusive right to use the trademark nationwide on or in connection with the goods or services listed in the registration.
On September 17, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (MEEI) agreed to pay an amount of $1.5 million to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (HIPAA).
Generally speaking, Pennsylvania employers are required to pay employees according to the minimum wage and overtime standards under state and federal law.
Conducting investigations in the workplace may now be more difficult for employers thanks to a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”).
On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court announced its long-awaited decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Affordable Care Act”).
Pennsylvania hospitals and medical care providers now have options for computing overtime.
Lawyers Associated Worldwide (“LAW”) held the Americas Regional Meeting in San Francisco on March 29-31, 2012.
In a story that has made recent headline news, approximately fourteen employees of the Elizabeth R. Wellborn Law Firm in Deerfield Beach Florida were fired on Friday, March 16 for wearing orange shirts.
Agreements compelling employees to submit employment-related claims to arbitration have become a standard part of many employment contracts.
We've kept you updated about the status of the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") Posting rule that was finalized in late 2011.
The tough economic climate and the decline of taxable real estate has encouraged local government officials to review the tax-exempt status of area nonprofit organizations.
In addition to the participant disclosure requirements described in Part I the Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued regulations relating to service provider contracts with retirement plans. Under the service provider rules, covered service providers must make certain disclosures to the plan fiduciary (the employer).
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