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HTMLOsceola County Approves Wage Theft Ordinance
Sara N. Huff; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015
On March 16, 2015, Osceola County commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a wage theft ordinance, Ordinance 2015-21, empowering employees to raise claims related to non-payment and under-payment of earned wages. The ordinance, entitled “Wage Recovery,” is based on a similar ordinance already...

 

HTMLHealth Care E-lert - The Supreme Court Appears Closely Divided on the Fate of Tax Credits Under the Affordable Care Act
GrayRobinson P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in King v. Burwell to determine the interpretation of a six-word phrase in the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The six-word phrase states the federal government can offer tax credits in the form of subsidies to help...

 

HTMLEmployee Obtains Damages Against Hospital for Failure to Extend Leave After FMLA Entitlement Expired
William H. Andrews; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
Be careful before you automatically terminate an employee who was on FMLA leave as a result of a disability and is unable to return to work at the conclusion of the twelve (12) week period because of the disability, since it may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Many commentators and the...

 

HTMLDecision Reminds Employers of Benefit of Maintaining Appropriate Nondiscrimination/Harassment Policy
Guy Farmer; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that an African American Pizza Hut employee in Texas could not recover even though he was subjected to egregious racial and sexual harassment from his store manager because Pizza Hut proved that it took reasonable care to prevent and promptly...

 

HTMLNational Labor Relations Board Broadens Joint Employer Doctrine
Guy Farmer; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 25, 2015
For many years, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) and the Courts have considered that two entities constitute a joint employer under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) only if they demonstrate the ability to directly and...

 

HTMLAttorneys Fees Under the Copyright Act? (Good Idea To Have A Contractual Right Also)
Woodrow H. "Woody" Pollack; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 26, 2015, previously published on November 6, 2014
I've previously written about the litigation brought by Yellow Pages Photos ("YPP") against Ziplocal and Yellow Pages Group ("YPG"). YPP proceeded to trial against Ziplocal and YPG. YPP next sought an award of its attorneys fees against Ziplocal.

 

HTMLGeneral Counsel's "Talking Points" Memo to CEO Not Privileged
Troy A. Kishbaugh, Michael R. Santana; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
Generally, the attorney-client privilege protects communications between corporate in-house counsel and management relating to legal matters. However, this privilege is not limitless and communications between in-house counsel and management containing both legal and business advice may not be...

 

HTMLMedical Marijuana: Constitutional Amendment Language Filed with the Department of State for the Voting Ballot in 2016
Sarah Logan Mancebo; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
Proponents of the November 2014 constitutional ballot that would have legalized euphoric medical marijuana to treat certain debilitating medical conditions are making a second attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.

 

HTMLProperly Classifying Your Workers?
Brian K. Furgala; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
How does your organization classify its workers? Employees... independent contractors...other? Florida employers should expect an increase in investigations from both federal and state enforcement agencies. On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Florida Department of...

 

HTMLRite Aid Pharmacy Chain Settles Whistleblower Case with the United States Government
Sarah Logan Mancebo; GrayRobinson, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
Rite Aid Corporation (“Rite Aid”) paid the United States government nearly $3 million to settle claims alleging it violated the False Claims Act between 2008 and 2010 for knowingly and improperly exerting undue influence on the decisions of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. According...

 


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