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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...

 

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)....

 

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...

 

HTMLWill Companies Voluntarily Share Data Regarding Cyber Security at the President’s Request?
Ashley Prickett Cuttino; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 16, 2015
On Friday February 13, 2015, President Obama spoke at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University. After his address, President Obama signed an executive order, Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing, that will encourage private...

 

HTMLEffective Inclement Weather Policies—Top 10 Factors to Consider
Diane M. Saunders; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2015, previously published on February 11, 2015
Here in Boston we are still busy digging out from the recent snowstorm that shut down much of Massachusetts. Other parts of the Northeast and of the country are also facing blizzards, ice and rain storms this winter, but the weather disturbances don’t stop with winter. Indeed, every year...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLSoftening of Cuba Sanctions Opens the Way for Some Travel and Trade
Lowell Sachs, Stephen H. Smalley; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015
As part of a broader, ongoing effort to forge closer relations with Cuba, the Obama administration has enacted a new set of regulations intended to facilitate certain forms of authorized travel to Cuba. The regulations, which were published on January 16, 2015, in the Federal Register, also loosen...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Finds Highly Individualized Damages Inquiry Won’t Spoil Rule 23 Class Wage Claims
P. Kramer Rice; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 26, 2015
Roach v. T.L. Cannon Corp., No. 13-3070-cv (2d Cir. Feb. 10, 2015): The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated and remanded the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York’s decision denying class certification to a group of restaurant workers alleging wage violations....

 


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