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HTMLNLRB Expands Test Used to Determine Joint Employer Status
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2015, previously published on September 3, 2015
On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a ruling in which it expanded the test it will use to determine joint employer status for purposes of interpreting the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). In a case commonly referred to as the...


HTMLJägermeister Acquires Sidney Frank Importing Company: Acquisition to Offer an Increasingly Rich and Deeper Brand Experience
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2015, previously published on August 4, 2015
Mast-Jägermeister SE has acquired one-hundred percent (100%) of the stock of Sidney Frank Importing Company, Inc., its former U.S.-based importer. The law firm of GrayRobinson served as Mast-Jägermeister’s alcohol regulatory counsel for the acquisition.


HTMLCourt of Appeals Recognizes Limits to Employer's Duty to Accommodate Under the ADA
Guy Farmer; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 22, 2015
Employers recognize that they have a duty to reasonably accommodate an employee with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, but determining the point when that obligation is satisfied can be difficult. In a recent decision, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recognized the need...


HTMLU.S. Department of Labor Says Most Independent Contractors are Employees and Should be Covered by The Fair Labor Standards Act
William H. Andrews; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
On Wednesday, July 14, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance on curbing what they consider misclassification of statutory employees as independent contractors, Administrator's Interpretation 2015-1. While the Administrator’s Interpretation does not have an implementation date, we...


HTMLDeadline for 175/185 Plans Approaches
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 21, 2015
This Elert should interest plan sponsors of defined benefit plans for police officers or firefighters intended to qualify for receipt of insurance premium tax (IPT) dollars under Florida Statutes Chapters 175 or 185.


HTMLSupreme Court Rules that Affordable Care Act Law Allows Nationwide Tax Subsidies
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 20, 2015
On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled in King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act allows the federal government to provide nationwide subsidies to help lower-income individuals buy health insurance. Chief Justice John G. Roberts wrote the opinion for the six-justice majority. The decision...


HTMLPersonal Injury Medical Malpractice Caps Held Unconstitutional
Julie A. Tyk; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 22, 2015
On July 1, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeals (Fourth DCA) issued a major decision affecting medical malpractice cases in Florida. In the case North Broward Hospital District v. Kalitan, the court held that the caps on non-economic damages in personal injury medical malpractice cases were...


HTMLMCDC Initiative Enforcement Actions Summary of Orders Regarding Underwriting Firms
Brian J. Fender, Jennifer M. LaRocco; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015
On June 18, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced the first enforcement actions brought under the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperative ("MCDC") Initiative. The actions involved 36 underwriting firms, each of which self-reported under the MCDC...


HTMLDepartment of Labor Announces Proposed Changes to Fair Labor Standard Act
Patrick D. Coleman; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015
This week the Department of Labor announced proposed changes to federal regulations defining the scope of the executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions contained in Section 13(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act. When the proposed rule is published in the Federal Register...


HTMLRecent Supreme Court Case Updates
Joseph A. Kovecses; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 16, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court issued two opinions on the validity of a joint proposal for settlement: Audiffred v. Arnold, 40 Fla. L. Weekly S199 (Fla. April 16, 2015), and Pratt v. Weiss, 40 Fla. L. Weekly S201 (Fla. April 16, 2015). A proposal for settlement, also known as an offer...


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