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|FLSA Exemptions And "Fighting Poverty"|
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 30, 2014We have written previously about President Obama's directive to change the requirements for who falls within the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) "white collar" exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees (as well as for outside-sales employees...
|Ebola Virus: Frequently Asked Questions|
Fisher Phillips LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a death rate of up to 90%. The illness affects humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).
|Restrictive Covenants And The Cross-Border Employer|
Danielle S. Urban; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014In most U.S. states, employers are free to bind employees with restrictive covenants - which commonly take the form of post-employment restrictions on soliciting clients or employees - as a condition of employment. But the wide acceptance of such restrictions in the U.S. does not necessarily...
|Do You Have A Health Plan Identifier?|
Jeffrey D. Smith; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014With great focus on healthcare reform, you may have missed a current requirement for health plans to apply for and obtain a Health Plan Identifier (HPID). This requirement does not come from the Affordable Care Act, but rather the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)....
|Employee Communications: Your Internal Public Relations Campaign|
Kevin Sullivan; Fisher Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014If your organization regularly communicates with employees, then you understand the value of keeping employees informed about changes and plans for the organization. If you don’t have a program for regular employee communications, there are compelling reasons to start one.
|Auto Dealers Will Soon Have To Maintain OSHA 300 Recordkeeping|
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014Come January 1, 2015, OSHA’s newly announced Recordkeeping changes will most harshly affect manufacturers but the largest group affected is auto dealers.
|Practical Pandemic Preparedness Applied to Ebola|
Fisher Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014Many employers may be familiar with pandemic preparedness, having dealt with several serious influenza outbreaks and H1H1 virus over the past several years. Ebola virus, however, presents a different type of challenge for employers. For one, based on current medical evidence, Ebola appears to be...
|How's Your ESI Score?|
Tillman Y. Coffey; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014No question that customer satisfaction is a primary goal and focus for dealerships (and manufacturers). In a highly-competitive industry where products and prices can be virtually identical, dealerships understand that customer satisfaction may be the only difference between them and their...
|How To Analyze A HIPAA Breach|
Tabatha L. George; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) and subsequent regulations have changed several aspects of compliance with HIPAA, including the way covered entities should think about misuses of Protected Health Information (PHI).
|Missouri Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.65 Per Hour Effective January 1, 2015|
Gregory D. Ballew; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014On January 1, 2015, the Missouri minimum wage will increase from $7.50 to $7.65 per hour and from $3.75 to $3.825 per hour for tipped employees. Compensation for tipped employees must total at least $7.65 per hour when tips are calculated. The Missouri minimum wage law governs Missouri businesses...