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HTMLHonored in the Breach: Employer Action Items for an Insurer Data Breach
Stephen A. Riga, Danielle Y. Vanderzanden, Timothy G. Verrall; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
This morning, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, one of the largest health insurers in the country, notified its policyholders, members, and business partners that it was recently the target of an external cyber attack that appears to have comprised the confidentiality of medical and other personal...

 

HTML2014—A Record-Setting Year for Whistleblowers
Margaret Hutchins Campbell, Jesse C. Ferrantella; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
2014 was a record-breaking year for whistleblowers, including both the U.S. Department of Justice’s prosecution of cases under the False Claims Act (FCA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s prosecution of cases under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...

 

HTMLTeen Posing as Physician Raises Security Concerns for Healthcare Employers
Dee Anna D. Hays; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
On January 13, 2015, a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida discovered that an unidentified juvenile had been walking its halls dressed as a physician, wearing a lab coat with the hospital’s logo and a stethoscope. According to the Sun Sentinel, a patient reportedly told the hospital’s...

 

HTMLWhat if the West Coast Ports Shut Down by Lockout or Strike? Is it Time to Invoke Taft-Hartley?
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
Since the expiration of a labor contract in July 2014, negotiations for a new contract have dragged on between management representatives of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)—a multi-employer bargaining association representing terminal operators, stevedores, and shipping...

 

HTMLIt’s Time to Post the OSHA 300A Annual Summary of Illnesses and Injuries
John C. Artz, John F. Martin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Form 300A, which lists a summary of the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2014 at each workplace, must be posted between February 1 and April 30, 2015. Place it in a conspicuous location where...

 

HTMLA WARN Case Study: Are Workers on Layoff “Employees” and the Hidden Dangers of Exposing Controlled Groups to Liability
Stanley G. Schroeder; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 8, 2015
Last week the U.S. District Court in Cleveland issued a decision that, once again reminds us in two ways how devilishly tricky the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act can be when determining what is a covered employer and who is liable for a violation of the Act. Blough v....

 

HTMLOFCCP’s Proposed Sex Bias Rules Continue Agency’s Focus on Compensation, Gender Identity, and Pregnancy Accommodation
Dara L. DeHaven; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
On January 28, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to replace the current sex discrimination guidelines. This updated rule is intended to reflect legislative changes that have occurred since the guidelines were implemented...

 

HTMLVirgin Islands Supreme Court Issues Important Decision for Employers
Simone R. D. Francis; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015
On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands issued a decision that addresses several aspects of territorial laws prohibiting discrimination and limiting the permissible reasons for discharging employees. Rennie v. Hess Oil Virgin Islands Corp., No. 2014-0028 (V.I. Feb. 6, 2015)....

 

HTMLDelegation: Ask Permission, Beg Forgiveness, or Practice “Per-Giveness”?
Jathan Janove; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 4, 2015
As a boss, have you ever been frustrated by employees who either (a) kept you in the dark or (b) sought your approval for everything?

 

HTML#SOTU2015: Employment, Immigration, Cyber Safety, and Education in a New Era
Hera S. Arsen; Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2015, previously published on January 20, 2015
On the evening of January 20, 2015, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives with Supreme Court justices, members of Congress, the president’s cabinet, and special guests in attendance. The speech comes in the midst of...

 


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