Labor and Employment Law

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Does HIPAA Apply to Employers?
Posted on 3 Oct 2013 by Sands Anderson PC

by Ruth T. Griggs The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA, protects the privacy and security of patient health information . A common question from human resource managers has been what is the impact of HIPAA... Read More

Katherine G. Rigby and Asha A. Santos of Ogletree Deakins in Boston Shares Her Insights on Various Employment Law Issues
Posted on 29 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Employee Evaluations Why should employers conduct employee valuations? What are the risks of poorly drafted performance evaluations? What should employers do to avoid when they are in the position of giving a negative review? Who should conduct... Read More

Are Pregnant Employees Entitled to Reasonable Accommodation?
Posted on 21 Sep 2011 by Robin Shea

Our friends at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently scored another big win in a pregnancy discrimination case -- actually got summary judgment against the employer, which is unusual. In this case, the employer apparently knew it had... Read More

Employment and Labor Roundup: Defense of Marriage Act decision, drugs, NLRB update, and more!
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by Robin Shea

Giddyap! It's been a short week, but we have tons to talk about in the labor and employment law world! Thinking out loud about the impact of yesterday's DOMA decision on the Family and Medical Leave Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First... Read More