Rachel Gonzalez, Mary Rogers and Patrick McCarthy wrote an article "NLRB Eases Organizing of Temporary Workers" for CBIA’s H&R Safety Newsletter on the impact of the recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In Miller & Anderson, the NLRB ruled that temporary workers can organize in a single unit with the company's direct hires if they share the same community of interest. This decision has wide reaching implications as it affects any employers with temporary hourly workers, making those workers a prime and much easier target for union organizing. This should be a wake up call for all employers with temporary workers. Employers should develop and put in place strategies to minimize the appeal of unions, such as creating an environment where unions are not viewed as needed. Our experienced labor team regularly workers with clients providing training and other advice to minimize the appeal of unions.
On March 15, Eric Fader will be presenting a live webinar, "Navigating Legal Issues in Neuromonitoring," for The American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring (ASNM).
Susan Huntington authored a chapter, "Enterprise Risk Approach to Successful Population Management," in the recently published third edition of the "Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Entities."
Kathy Lawler, Susan Huntington and Erin Healy wrote an article, "Risks for Employers using Drug Import Companies to Manage Costs," for AHLA Weekly.
On November 2, Susan Huntington and Eric Fader will be speaking at a webinar jointly sponsored by Day Pitney and Wolf & Co. "Business Associates Are Under a Microscope - Are You Prepared?"
On October 10, James Bowers will share his personal perspectives on the History of Slavery and Race in South Carolina at UConn School of Law.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Health Tech Oversight Up in the Air in Wake of New HHS Position," published in Bloomberg BNA's Health IT Law & Industry Report.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Drug, Device Companies Urge Stronger Value-Based Payment Protections," published in Bloomberg BNA's Life Sciences Law & Industry Report.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Privacy and Security Audits May Be Moving From Education to Enforcement," in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch.
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, "Florida Hospital Pays $5.5M to Settle Patient Record Breach," in Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Daily Report.
Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce the availability of its updated HIPAA Self-Assessment Tool 2.0 ("Tool"), designed to provide an easy and cost-effective way for organizations to perform a self-assessment of HIPAA compliance based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") expanded audit protocol.