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HTMLIntegration of UAS into NAS is Making Progress . . . Slowly
Amanda E. Tummons; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2014, previously published on August 26, 2014
So far in the month of August the FAA has taken at least 3 steps towards integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace system.

 

HTMLAspiring Medicinal Marijuana Business Owners in Illinois Should Understand and Plan for the Potential Tax Pitfalls
Mark Milton; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
On September 8, 2014, the state of Illinois begins accepting applications for medicinal marijuana dispensary and cultivation center permits. Under the state’s Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, passed last year, Illinois will grant one cannabis cultivation permit for...

 

HTMLMissouri Supreme Court Adopts Expansive View of Joint Employer Liability for Wage Violations
Andrew J. Weissler; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 22, 2014
On August 19, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court issued a novel decision that impacts Missouri employers. In Tolentino v. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., No. SC93379 (Mo. banc Aug. 19, 2014), the court unanimously endorsed an expansive view of what it takes to be considered a...

 

HTMLHIPAA Deemed Compliance Period Ends Next Month
Deborah C. Hiser; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 27, 2014, previously published on August 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final regulations in January 2013 modifying the privacy, security and enforcement provisions under the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Covered entities and business associates were generally...

 

HTMLResident Assistant and Resident Director Coverage Under the FLSA
Kate E. McClymont; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 19, 2014
In light of recent challenges to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) guidance about the classification of resident assistants (RAs) and resident directors (RDs) under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), it is important that institutions of higher education understand the dynamics at play when...

 

HTMLIRS Clarifies Production Tax Credit Qualification for Renewable and Alternative Energy Facilities
John C. Crossley; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014
With developers in the renewable energy industry racing to complete energy projects across the country by January 1, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published additional guidance to reduce uncertainty regarding the ability of certain projects to qualify for production tax credits...

 

HTMLThe Most Important Issue in Arbitration
Terry L. Potter; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 21, 2014, previously published on August 18, 2014
I am commonly asked what I believe is the most important issue when it comes to arbitration. For me the answer is always the same, whether we are talking about a labor arbitration, a construction dispute, or any other arbitration. The most important issue in any arbitration is the selection of...

 

HTMLO’Bannon vs. NCAA: What Does It Mean for Most NCAA Institutions?
Ben Irwin, Michael E. Norton; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
On Friday, August 8, 2014, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued its decision in a case that has been followed for several years and referenced as often on ESPN as on network and cable news programs: O’Bannon vs. NCAA.

 

HTMLThe Beginning of a Trend? Removing Asbestos-related Injuries From the Exclusivity Provisions of Workers’ Compensation Statutes
Jordan T. Ault; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 13, 2014
On November 22, 2013, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an order in Tooey, et al. v. AK Steel Corp. that had major implications for toxic tort litigation in the state. Plaintiff John Tooey allegedly worked for Ferro Engineering as an industrial salesman of asbestos products from 1964 to...

 

HTMLMulti-Million Dollar Settlement is a Reminder to Agricultural Industry to Monitor Farm Labor Contractors
Hillary L. Klein; Husch Blackwell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
In June, four Hawaii growers agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle claims related to the growers’ use of Thai H2-A visa workers supplied by farm labor contractor Global Horizons. The EEOC, which filed suit on behalf of the Thai workers, alleged that Global Horizons misled impoverished Thai...

 


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