Archive for the ‘Family and Medical Leave Act’ Category

The Employment Law Horizon – What does 2017 hold for employers?

There has been no shortage of prognostication and opinion as to how the new Trump Administration will alter the legal landscape in numerous areas. Here, we look at five ways employers may be impacted as the new Administration begins to put its stamp on federal regulations and agencies that most impact employment law. The Future […]

 

Does HIPAA Apply to Employers?

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 on an employer’s ability to collect employee health information for purposes of workers compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and […]

 

Caregiving Leave Expanded

In Loco Parentis FMLA Leave – Expansive Interpretation With children heading back to school where mono and other serious illnesses may be transmitted more readily,