Employment Law

Professor Charles Sullivan on the FMLA and Defining an “Overnight Stay” in a Hospital

Filed in Employment Law by on June 4, 2015 0 Comments
Professor Charles Sullivan on the FMLA and Defining an “Overnight Stay” in a Hospital

By Charles A. Sullivan Those who have ever sat in a traffic jam or spent hours in the emergency room might take  note of the Third Circuit’s recent decision in Bonkowski v. Oberg Indus., holding the time an individual is officially admitted to a hospital can make or break her FMLA claim. The question the […]

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No-Rehire Agreements a No-No in California?

Filed in Employment Law by on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
No-Rehire Agreements a No-No in California?

By Charles A. Sullivan As a case that casts light both on California law of restraint of trade and the structure of emergency service delivery in that state, the Ninth Circuit’s opinion in Golden v. California Emergency Physicians Medical Group is noteworthy. Add to that a fascinating backstory, some of which is only hinted at […]

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Suing Whistleblowers

Filed in Employment Law by on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Suing Whistleblowers

By Charles A. Sullivan For every revolution, there is a counter-revolution, or at least an attempted one. And we’re beginning to see serious push-backs by employers who have been sued by whistleblowers. One of the more extreme examples is currently before the New Jersey Supreme Court, and involves a school district employee who took a […]

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Flu Vaccinations in the Workplace – What Health Care Employers Need to Know – Part Two

Filed in Employment Law, Public Health by on January 30, 2015 0 Comments
Flu Vaccinations in the Workplace – What Health Care Employers Need to Know – Part Two

By: Joseph C. O’Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein, and Harry N. Hudesman Editor’s Note: You can read Part One of this post here. Precautionary Alternatives to Influenza Vaccination Employers that are not under a legal obligation to impose influenza vaccine mandates and otherwise choose not to impose them, can implement other lawful precautionary measures to protect […]

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Flu Vaccinations in the Workplace – What Health Care Employers Need to Know – Part One

Filed in Employment Law, Public Health by on January 29, 2015 2 Comments
Flu Vaccinations in the Workplace – What Health Care Employers Need to Know – Part One

By: Joseph C. O’Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein, and Harry N. Hudesman Editor’s Note: Health Reform Watch is very pleased to welcome Joseph C. O’Keefe, Daniel L. Saperstein, and Harry N. Hudesman, attorneys at Proskauer Rose in Newark, New Jersey, to the blog today. This is Part One of their two-part post; we will feature Part […]

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