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The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently revived a plaintiff’s associational discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a case involving his demotion and termination after a schedule change request to care for his disabled...
Dental Practice to Pay $10,000 for Impermissible Disclosures of Patients’ Protected Health Information on Social Media
Responding to a patient’s review on Yelp triggered an Office of Civil Rights (OCR) investigation of a small Texas dental practice recently which ultimately resulted in an agreement by the practice to pay $10,000 and implement a two-year OCR-monitored corrective...
When a project fails to timely meet milestones or completion dates, disputes often arise. Sometimes, the owner threatens to assess liquidated damages. Other times, however, it may be the contractor who has a claim against the owner. Three typical claims that a...
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has locked in its new policy which takes effect October 1 and requires breweries to remit a use tax of 6% on 25% of the total retail price of their own beer sold to consumers at their premises. After some delay and several...
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced today the final version of its overtime exemption rule, officially setting the minimum salary threshold for overtime eligibility at $35,568 per year or $684 per week. This threshold is $260 more than that which was...
Federal Agency Files Notice of Violation Against Medical Center that Forced Nurse to Assist in Abortion Procedure
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently found the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) to be in violation of federal law by forcing a nurse to participate in an abortion procedure which infringed upon the nurse’s religious beliefs....
Appeals Court Ruling Clarifies That Calculation is Dependent on Employee-Employer Agreement The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held that payments an employee receives from third parties should be viewed differently than those...
Receiving timely payment is a key priority for all construction companies. Retainage clauses are a crucial point of interest because they determine when a portion of payment will be released for the work. Retainage is a withholding of a percentage of each...
Attorney Jeffrey C. Bright was recently featured in The Merit Shop Spokesman ABC Keystone Newsletter. His article, “Change Orders, Change Directives and Differing Site Conditions,” discusses how to properly document changes in the work, price or schedule of a...
Whether you are a contractor, subcontractor or owner, negotiating contract terms is necessary to succeed as a business. For construction contracts, certain clauses tend to draw the most attention during negotiations: price, scope of work, schedule and...
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