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  • What Could the First Ever OCR Settlement Under HIPAA with a Business Associate Mean for Health Care Providers?

    Posted by: Carmin D. Grandinetti on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 9:00:00 am

    What Could the First Ever OCR Settlement Under HIPAA with a Business Associate Mean for Health Care Providers? On June 30, the Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced the first-ever settlement under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) with a business associate. In the press release, OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels stated: Business associates must implement the ...
     
  • Commentary on Proposed Biodigester Zoning Regulations

    Posted by: Brian D. Zoeller on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 4:00:00 pm

    Commentary on Proposed Biodigester Zoning Regulations Develop Louisville’s Office of Planning & Design Services released draft zoning regulations for anaerobic digesters on July 18, and after reviewing these proposals, I believe it is necessary to step-back and bring clarity to confusion as it relates to community and renewable and reusable energy. The proper ...
     
  • Kentucky Law Now Allows Employees "Two Bites" at the Apple in Discrimination Claims

    Posted by: Philip C. Eschels on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 9:00:00 am

    Kentucky Law Now Allows Employees Under long-established election–of–remedies law in Kentucky, a current or former employee seeking recovery for an alleged violation of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act had to choose whether to pursue a claim through the administrative system, e.g., the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights ...
     
  • What aspects of the new federal trade secret law are most important for employers to know?

    Posted by: Blaine R. Blood on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:00:00 am

    What aspects of the new federal trade secret law are most important for employers to know? In the new Legal Forum Column, Blaine R. Blood discussed the new federal trade secret law. Read his advice below and don’t miss our monthly Legal Forum Column in Louisville Business First. Question What aspects of the new federal trade secret law are most important for employers to know? Answer The new federal ...
     
  • IRS issues guidance on how to claim refund for taxes paid on restitution for wrongful incarceration

    Posted by: Ross D. Cohen and Bailey Roese on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1:00:00 pm

    IRS issues guidance on how to claim refund for taxes paid on restitution for wrongful incarceration Included in the 2015 passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act was a provision preventing the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) from taxing restitution or civil damages awarded to individuals determined to be wrongfully incarcerated. The law also applies retroactively, so those who paid tax ...
     
  • Setback condition imposed on Flat Rock Wind Farm upheld by County Judge

    Posted by: Mary E. Solada and Melissa J. Buckley on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10:00:00 am

    Setback condition imposed on Flat Rock Wind Farm upheld by County Judge On March 15, 2015, Flat Rock Wind, LLC (“Flat Rock”), a subsidiary of Apex Clean Energy, submitted to the Rush County Board of Zoning Appeals (the “BZA”) an application for a special exception permit (the “Application”) to construct a 180 megawatt commercial Wind Energy Conversion System ...
     
  • As an employer, what do I need to know about the U.S. Department of Laborís new overtime rules?

    Posted by: William J. Kishman on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 2:00:00 pm

    As an employer, what do I need to know about the U.S. Department of Laborís new overtime rules? In the new Legal Forum Column, William J. Kishman discussed the new overtime rules from the DOL. Read his advice below and don’t miss our monthly Legal Forum Column in Louisville Business First. Question As an employer, what do I need to know about the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules? Answer Any ...
     
  • Engendering Change: Guidelines for Transitioning to a More Inclusive Workplace for Transgender Employees

    Posted by: Alexis B. Kasacavage on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 8:00:00 am

    Engendering Change: Guidelines for Transitioning to a More Inclusive Workplace for Transgender Employees The recent media attention on transgender bathroom policies serves as a reminder that employers should update their current policies to comply with new guidance and court decisions addressing gender identity and transgender rights. In fact, in the midst of all of the debate in North Carolina surrounding its ...
     
  • Recap: Dan Donnellon Discusses Immigration Application Reform and More During FBA Capitol Hill Day 2016

    Posted by: Daniel J. Donnellon on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 9:00:00 am

    Recap: Dan Donnellon Discusses Immigration Application Reform and More During FBA Capitol Hill Day 2016 On May 19, Daniel J. Donnellon joined with several fellow Federal Bar Association chapter officers from across the country to participate in Capitol Hill Day (“CHD”). CHD is an annual event sponsored by the national Federal Bar Association to function in its crucial role as a neutral lobbying arm for the ...
     
  • New DOL overtime regulations announced today: What they mean for employers

    Posted by: Brent R. Baughman on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:00:00 am

    New DOL overtime regulations announced today: What they mean for employers Earlier today, the United States Department of Labor announced publication of its final rule updating overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Since 2004, the overtime regulations had granted employers an exemption from overtime for employees making $455 per week ($23,660 annually) and otherwise meeting the ...
     
 
 
 

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