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HTMLThe EEOC Continues to Challenge Employer Wellness Programs Through Litigation
Gauri P. Punjabi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is taking a hard look at employers who implement employee wellness programs that condition eligibility for benefits on participation in such programs. In the past few months, the EEOC sued three employers claiming that their wellness programs...

 

HTMLImmigration Issues in the Massachusetts Governor Race
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 30, 2014
On Tuesday evening, the candidates for Massachusetts governor met in their last debate ahead of Tuesday’s general election. Throughout the campaign season, Massachusetts Gubernatorial candidates Martha Coakley (D) and Charlie Baker (R) have outlined contrasting positions on several...

 

HTMLFDA and the Center for Food Safety Reach Settlement Regarding FDA’s GRAS Rule
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 30, 2014
On October 20, 2014, FDA reached a settlement with the Center for Food Safety (“CFS”) in litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. This litigation is related to FDA’s rule for food additives that are “generally recognized as safe”...

 

HTMLWhere Did My Customer Go? Some Pleading Parameters for Tortious Interference
George M. Patterson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 30, 2014
A Federal court in New York recently provided some pleading parameters for employers for claims of tortious interference with business relations.

 

HTMLOffice for Human Research Protections Releases Draft Guidance
Kate F. Stewart; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
On October 24, 2014, the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) announced in the Federal Register that it has released, and is seeking comment on, its Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care (“Draft Guidance”). The Draft...

 

HTMLHHS Announces $840 Million Initiative to Improve Patient Care and Lower Healthcare Costs
Carrie A. Roll, Andrew J. Shin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 5, 2014, previously published on October 30, 2014
Last week, the Department Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will invest $840 million over the next four years to support 150,000 clinicians through a combination of incentives, tools, and information to encourage clinicians and other health care providers “to move from...

 

HTMLGAO Releases Report on CPSC Response to New and Emerging Hazards
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 2, 2014, previously published on October 20, 2014
On October 14, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report entitled “Consumer Product Safety Commission: Challenges and Options for Responding to New and Emerging Risks.” The report analyzes the timeliness of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC)...

 

HTMLBattle of the Experts Still Brewin’ in Starbucks Trial
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 2, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014
In April 2010, the Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) sued Starbucks Corp. and other coffee sellers alleging they violated California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, passed by California voters in 1986 as Proposition 65, by failing to warn consumers about...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 9: Misunderstanding “Offer[s] of Coverage on Behalf of Another Entity”
Alden J. Bianchi, Edward A. Lenz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 1, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
Applicable large employers faced with the prospect of complying with the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility rules must grapple with and understand what it means to make an offer of minimum essential coverage under an eligible employer-sponsored [group health] plan to their...

 

HTMLCourt Dismisses Shareholder Derivative Action Targeting Directors and Officers for Data Breaches
David L. Barres; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 1, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014
A federal district court in New Jersey has dismissed with prejudice a shareholder derivative suit, Palkon v. Holmes, No. 14-CV-01234 (SRC) (D.N.J.), that tried to blame the directors and officers at hospitality company Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (“Wyndham”) for a series of data...

 


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