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  • April 17, 2015

    A firefighter who took great offense at the arrest of his wife and promised to the police to “smear this [expletive] all over the place,” a promise he kept in several Facebook postings that disparaged the arresting officer, his supervisor, and the police department generally, was justifiably terminated, an arbitrator ruled. Among the comments posted [...]

  • April 17, 2015

    By Marjorie Johnson, J.D. A 44-year-old employee who admittedly altered her timecards and was fired purportedly because she violated company policy by falsifying records could not survive summary judgment on her ADEA age bias claim because she failed to refute that her employer “honestly believed” its proffered reason, the Sixth Circuit ruled in a divided, unpublished [...]

Health Law Daily
  • April 15, 2015

    After 12 years of "doc fixes" that overrode the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) limitation on Medicare physician reimbursements rather than allowing the SGR to be implemented, Congress finally broke the cycle by passing legislation that will repeal

  • April 14, 2015

    According to a Gallup report, the rate of U.S. adults without health insurance dropped to 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2015. This is the lowest uninsured rate since Gallup began tracking in 2008. Since the end of 2013, the uninsured rate amon

  • April 10, 2015

    A Fifth Circuit panel upheld a lower court's decision that a pregnant patient and her child failed to show that the child's injuries were caused by any alleged off-label promotional activities engaged in by pharmaceutical manufacturers of metoclo

Health Reform
  • April 17, 2015

    The individual and employer mandates under the Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148) will continue to disrupt both the health insurance market and the labor market, according to Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action For

  • April 16, 2015

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has recalled a decision of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which lifted a preliminary injunction preventing the federal government from enforcing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-14

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  • April 15, 2015

    A Third Circuit panel decided late yesterday that Wal-Mart may exclude a shareholder proposal on dangerous products (but ostensibly about guns) from its 2015 proxy. The speedy ruling comes less than a week after oral argument because Wal-Mart's pro

  • April 14, 2015

    The Department of Labor issued its highly anticipated proposal defining "fiduciary" under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 late today. The DOL's definition follows-up on the Obama Administration's call for regulators to red

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