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HTMLFDA Issues Three New Food Safety Rules
Anna M. Wiand; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 16, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized three new food safety regulations for produce farms and imported foods. The new rules are a major component of the Agency’s efforts to reduce the risks of foodborne illnesses, and implement the bipartisan Food Safety Modernization Act of...


HTMLWhile Marijuana Makes Headlines, Industrial Hemp Quietly Grows Legal
Richard M. Blau; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2015
Thanks to changes legislated in the U.S. Farm Bill of 2013, numerous land grant universities across America currently sponsor and conduct research into agricultural and industrial hemp. The legality of such research depends on whether the state in which the university resides has formally approved...


HTMLFla. Supreme Court to Review Marijuana Ballot Initiative for 2016
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 30, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2015
The Florida Supreme Court announced that it will convene on December 8, 2015 to hear oral arguments on the validity of an initiated constitutional amendment proposed for the November, 2016 statewide election to expand the legalization of medical marijuana in the state. The Court is obligated by law...


HTMLUpdate: Department of Labor's Home Care Rule
Deborah L. La Fleur; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 22, 2015
On October 1, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Final Home Care Rule (the “Final Rule”) that revised the definition of companionship services and third parties who provide such services, ultimately providing minimum wage and overtime coverage under the Fair...


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...


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