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Federal judges issue conflicting rulings on emergency abortions when health of mothers is at risk

August 25, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

Federal judges in Idaho and Texas have issued conflicting decisions on whether a federal law requiring stabilizing emergency care conflicts with abortion bans. The federal law at issue is the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. The law, known […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

6 Best HIPAA-compliant Cloud Storage Providers for 2022

May 16, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

The best HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)-compliant cloud storage providers protect patients’ health information by implementing physical, technical, and administrative safeguards. These solutions include access controls, risk management, data encryption and classification, and security tools. We’ve identified the […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

New York District Court Permanently Enjoins Reproductive Health Notice of Rights Requirement for Employee Handbooks

April 1, 2022

Via: JD Supra

A Northern District of New York court has permanently enjoined the statewide requirement that employers include a notice of workers’ rights and remedies in their employee handbooks regarding the prohibition on discrimination based on reproductive health care choices. The requirement, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Home Depot Is Taking a Different Approach to Curb Labor Shortage

February 2, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

As a nationwide labor shortage continues to put pressure on some of the U.S.’s biggest companies, hiring managers have had to get creative when it comes to acquiring and retaining talent, whether it’s Arkansas’s $10,000 relocation offer or an Arizona CEO’s quit-incentivizing payout. Now, The […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Cal/OSHA Issues Guidance on Fully Vaccinated Employees

May 11, 2021


On May 5, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health—known as Cal/OSHA—issued much-awaited FAQs, which provide clarity on whether employers must continue to exclude fully vaccinated employees from the workplace if they were exposed to a confirmed positive COVID-19 […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

On the heels of a global pandemic, Well-Being Week in Law is more important than ever

May 3, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Well-Being Week in Law kicks off today, highlighting the importance of health and happiness across the legal profession. Created to support the well-being of lawyers and legal professionals, Well-Being Week in Law is an initiative of the Institute for Well-Being […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

How to Use Health Savings Accounts for Retirement

September 16, 2016

Via: Investopedia

Most consumers that maintain a health savings account (HSA) fund it on an annual basis and use the account to pay for immediate healthcare costs as they arise. However, for tax-savvy, retirement-minded investors, HSAs can represent a tremendous long-term planning […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

California governor signs bill to improve undocumented immigrant healthcare access

June 13, 2016

Via: Jurist

California Governor Edmund Brown signed a bill into law on Friday that attempts to allow undocumented immigrants to purchase healthcare plans. The bill, SB 10, allows the healthcare exchanges set up in the state to seek a waiver from the […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Top 5 Travel Injury Legal Issues

May 31, 2016

Via: FindLaw

It’s almost summertime, so time to hit the road, see the sights, and travel the high seas. But with travels come trouble sometimes, accidents and injuries, which could be costly. Here is some advice for travelers, whatever your mode of […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Federal judge rules for House Republicans in health care challenge

May 16, 2016

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Thursday in favor of House Republicans in a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Judge Rosemary Collyer found that the Obama administration is […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Stress and the Entrepreneur

April 19, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

Every entrepreneur gets a bucket of stress, but they handle it differently. The fellow I quoted above used stress as a motivational tool, dealing quickly with business issues to alleviate stress in his life (the most stressful issues got addressed […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Injured Abroad: Top 5 Laws You Need to Know

March 11, 2016

Via: FindLaw Top Stories

Accidents and injuries don’t just happen at home — sometimes they can ruin a vacation or work trip. And while getting hurt anywhere is scary, getting injured abroad can be even more so when you are unfamiliar with foreign hospitals, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Supreme Court rules against Vermont health care law

March 3, 2016

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company against a 2005 Vermont health care law that required health insurance providers to release data regarding the amount paid on medical claims, siding with Liberty Mutual Insurance […]