- July 15, 2022
EEOC Shifts the Ground Rules for Employers Which Require Covid TestingOn Tuesday, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), without a lot of fanfare, revised its ongoing Covid "Guidance" Document to announce a fundamental shift in position with respect to employers who may still be requiring testing in responding to employees, or applicant for employment. If Covid testing continues as part of your internal HR policies, you should continue reading.
- May 19, 2022
Employment Alert: A Scary Cautionary Tale About I-9 FormsIn 1986, the federal government instituted a program requiring employers to check on the immigration status of all applicants before employing them. To accomplish this, the government promulgated the "I-9 Form," which calls for the presentation to, and review by, employers of various documents pertaining to the individual. Unlike many other federal employment regulations, this one applies to all employers, regardless of size.
- February 1, 2022
Health Care Client Alert: Private Duty Nursing, Windshield Time, and Wage and Hour Issues: The Russian Roulette No Employer Wants to PlayFor health care providers offering private duty nursing services, reimbursement can be a tricky maze. Reimbursement is generally made on a time-based methodology and individuals providing care to patients or clients are paid when they are providing such direct services. By providing care in clients' homes, direct care employees spend a substantial amount of time travelling in between each episode of care delivery.
- January 3, 2022
Health Care Client Alert: Dear New Year, Please Keep My Health Care Business from BreachesHappy New Year! As we begin a new start, you may have a long list of business resolutions since health care businesses are juggling many mission-critical issues—even sans patient care needs. Cybersecurity should always be a top priority. A health care business without its diagnostic, medical records and clinical tools is nearly unusable.