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|South Carolina Court Decides Key Health Care Case|
James G. Long; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
September 26, 2016, previously published on September 20, 2016The South Carolina Supreme Court has decided a case with great significance in the health care industry. The court overturned a ban on physicians employing physical therapists and gave guidance regarding how state agencies make rules.
|Dam Safety Ad Hoc Committee Update|
John Wienges; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 9, 2016David Wilson from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) addressed the Dam Safety Ad Hoc Committee to give members an update on the current status of dams across South Carolina. He informed the Committee that DHEC has been working continuously with dam owners affected by last...
|How Conciliatory Should You Be?|
Angus H. Macaulay, Michael P. Scott; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 4, 2016Many employers faced with a charge of discrimination have participated in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s mediation process. Employers, however, may not be as familiar with a separate EEOC process known as “conciliation.” This article reviews that process and...
|Quid Pro Quo: When a “Gift” is not a Gift|
Burnet R. Maybank, James P. Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
August 5, 2016, previously published on April 8, 2016When it comes to properly documenting property and cash donations, most charities are well-versed with the IRS’ substantiation rules. But equally as important to those rules are the disclosure requirements regarding quid pro quo donations—that is, where the donor receives goods,...
|Settlements Reached For PHI Disclosures|
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
August 5, 2016, previously published on May 12, 2016In the last two months, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced two settlement agreements involving the disclosure of protected health information ("PHI"). In both instances, the health care facilities were alleged to have violated the Health...
|OSHA Issues Rules for Food Safety Whistleblower Cases|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
August 5, 2016, previously published on May 9, 2016On April 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued final procedural rules for investigating whistleblower cases under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The new rules give employees who claim they have been retaliated against...
|Changes to the Overtime Pay Rules are Here|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
August 5, 2016, previously published on May 19, 2016On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on changes to four exemptions to the overtime pay requirement of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): the executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) exemptions and the highly compensated employee exemption.
|New Requirement for Organizations Intending to Operate under Section 501(c)(4): Submit Form 8976|
Suzanne G. Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 19, 2016On July 11th, the Internal Revenue Service issued an Exempt Organizations Update regarding a new requirement for organizations intending to operate under Section 501(c)(4).
|Unions Pressure Carolina Farmers|
William H. Floyd; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
July 14, 2016, previously published on June 30, 2016Carolina farmers must constantly deal with changing weather and markets. Add one more challenge: labor unions. Recently, labor unions have actively targeted certain agribusinesses in the Carolinas.
|New DOL Rules Heighten Disclosure Requirements for Labor “Persuaders”|
James A. Byars; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
July 14, 2016, previously published on June 29, 2016The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced significant revisions to the “persuader” rules set forth in the Labor Management Reporting & Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA). The new rules impose increased disclosure requirements for employers and any “labor relations...