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HTMLFood Menu Labeling Requirements Are In Effect. Enforcement Expected May 2017
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on January 6, 2017
The new FDA food menu labeling rules, which were originally to be effective as of December 1, 2015, are now in effect as of December 1, 2016. While the FDA has stated it will not enforce the rules until May 5, 2017, covered establishments should be in compliance.

 

HTMLOccupational Liberty Interest Claims Under the Due Process Clause
Brian Smith; Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2017, previously published on Fourth Quarter 2016
The human resource decisions of public employers are often the subject of newspaper articles and the ten o’clock news. When a public employee is terminated, questions are often asked and statements are frequently given. Under some circumstances, those statements can be actionable under the...

 

HTMLCourt Puts New FLSA White Collar Salary Test Rule on Hold
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 12, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published its final rule increasing the salary test for the administrative, executive, and professional exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) from $455 per week or $23,660 annually to $913 per week or...

 

HTMLUMass Settles Potential HIPAA Violations Following Malware Infection
Jim Hamilton; Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 12, 2016, previously published on November 23, 2016
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules. The settlement includes a corrective action plan and a monetary payment of $650,000, which is reflective...

 

HTMLYellow Light Again - IRS Extends ACA Deadline to Furnish Forms
Jim Hamilton; Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 12, 2016, previously published on November 20, 2016
On November 18, 2016, the IRS extended the due date for employers to furnish 2016 Form 1095-B and Form 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2017 until March 2, 2017. The IRS stated that the extension is appropriate because a substantial number of employers need additional time to gather and...

 

HTMLImplications of OSHA’s New Final Rule on Injury and Illness Reporting
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 11, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its final rule revising certain regulations which address the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses. The primary purposes of this new rule, according to OSHA, are to (a) reduce workplace injuries and...

 

HTMLUpcoming Changes to the Use of Antibiotics in Food Animals
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 26, 2016, previously published on September 20, 2016
By January 1, 2017, farmers, veterinarians and feed suppliers must comply with the Federal Drug Administration’s revised Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) for certain antibiotics. Historically, many feed-grade antibiotics used in or on animal feeds have been available to farmers...

 

HTMLRevised EPA Protection Standards for Farmworkers
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 16, 2016, previously published on September 8, 2016
Beginning January 2, 2017, most of the revised EPA Worker Protection Standards (WPS) rules take effect. WPS covers pesticides that are used in the production of agricultural plants on farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses. These regulations seek to protect and reduce the risks of injury or...

 

HTMLAdvocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 5, 2016
The following information was released by the HHS Office for Civil Rights in Action on August 4, 2016.

 

HTMLPotential Tariff Relief on the Horizon for Manufacturers Who Import Materials
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2016, previously published on June 24, 2016
Federal legislation soon will allow some U.S. manufacturers a major tax break. Manufacturers using materials not available in the United States or sold domestically in insufficient quantities can be exempted from federal tariff payments. Currently, manufacturing imports into the United States...

 


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