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Medical Residency Programs Potentially Liable Under Title IX—For Resident AND Non-Resident Employees!

[08/22/17]

Posted on August 22, 2017 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

As we reported in a previous article, the Third Circuit recently decided in Doe v. Mercy[1] that: 1) the medical residency program of the facility being sued in that case was an “educational program or activity” under Title IX; and 2) the medical resident had standing to sue under Title IX even though the... READ MORE

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LTPAC Collaborative Releases 2012-2014 Health IT Road Map

[07/09/12]

Posted on July 9, 2012 in Health Information Technology

Published by: Hall Render

Since 2005, a group of associations known as the Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC) Health Information Technology Collaborative (the Collaborative) have hosted the annual LTPAC Health IT Summit to discuss and advance health IT issues for long LTPAC providers.  Following the Summit, the Collaborative publishes a Road Map that identifies the progress... READ MORE

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Proposed Wage Regulations for Home Care Workers

[01/04/12]

Posted on January 4, 2012 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

The Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in late December aimed at giving the nation’s nearly two million home care workers minimum wage and overtime protections.  These workers have long been working  under an exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as “companion” employees.   READ MORE

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NLRB Postpones Requirement to Post Employee Rights Notice

[10/11/11]

Posted on October 11, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Bufford, David W.

The NLRB announced last week that it has postponed the implementation date for its new notice-posting rule (previously discussed here and here) by more than two months in order to allow for “enhanced education and outreach to employers”, particularly those who operate small and medium sized businesses.  The posting requirement for most private employers... READ MORE

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NLRB Notice Requirement Affects Long-Term Care Providers

[08/26/11]

Posted on August 26, 2011 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Written by: Stephen W. Lyman

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just issued a final rule that will require most private employers, including those that are long-term care providers, to post a Notice of Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  The notices must be posted by November 14, 2011.  The text of the notice is available in... READ MORE

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