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Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes.
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes.

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#AntitrustByte by attorneys John Steren and Patricia Wagner:

Statement 1 of the Statements of Antitrust Enforcement Policy in Health Care recognizes that small hospitals, particularly those in rural areas, may be unable to achieve cost savings through efficiencies, such as those that could be achieved by larger hospitals. Statement 1 also notes that, in many cases, a small rural hospital may be the only hospital in the relevant geographic market. As a result, Statement 1 provides an antitrust safety zone for mergers involving small hospitals; the antitrust enforcement agencies will not challenge transactions involving these small hospitals, “absent extraordinary circumstances.”

To meet the safety zone, the small hospital must ...

Full text: https://www.ebglaw.com/byte-180816

#antitrust #healthcare #DOJ #FTC #mergers #acquisitions #jointventures #privateequity #hospitals #healthsystems
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Practice Note by attorneys Peter A. Steinmeyer and Lauri F. Rasnick, published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law:

[Garden leave] provisions extend the employment relationship for a period of time during which the employee continues to receive a salary (and sometimes benefits) but cannot go to work elsewhere. ...

PDF: http://ow.ly/jIwZ50ieC8T

Excerpt and links to full Note: https://www.ebglaw.com/news/garden-leave-provisions-in-employment-agreements/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_medium=&utm_term=&utm_content=&utm_campaign=hs-default

#noncompetes #HR #gardenleave #emplaw #humanresources #employmentlaw #tradesecrets
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We're pleased to announce that Neil P. Di Spirito, an attorney with more than two decades of experience advising pharmaceutical, medical device, biologic, and life sciences clients on compliance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, has joined as a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice in the District of Columbia and Florida.

https://www.ebglaw.com/announcements/neil-p-di-spirito-joins-epstein-becker-green-further-strengthens-firms-fda-capabilities/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_medium=&utm_term=&utm_content=&utm_campaign=hs-default

#healthlaw #FDA #medicaldevice #pharma #DC #Florida #healthcare #attorney #lawyer #lawfirm
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38 attorneys from Epstein Becker Green (EBG) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate the professional abilities of their peers within their geographical and legal practice area.

Each year, Best Lawyers also honors the individual attorney who receives the highest overall peer feedback in each practice area and location with the “Lawyer of the Year" recognition. EBG is proud to share that four attorneys have been recognized with a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” designation:

- Patrick Brady, 2019 Newark Employment Law - Management “Lawyer of the Year”

- Adam Forman, 2019 Detroit Employment Law - Management “Lawyer of the Year”

- Gary Herschman, 2019 Newark Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year”

- Jack Wenik, 2019 Newark Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year”

See the full list here: https://www.ebglaw.com/announcements/epstein-becker-green-attorneys-selected-for-the-best-lawyers-in-america-2019-and-four-attorneys-named-lawyer-of-the-year/

#emplaw #laborlaw #HR #healthlaw #litigation #attorney #lawyer #lawfirm
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Download the 2018 version our popular Wage & Hour Guide for Employers app - available without charge for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Compiled by attorneys from our national Wage and Hour group, the app includes wage and hour laws and regulations for 53 jurisdictions - federal, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

#iPhone and #iPad: http://ow.ly/CguA30lpeB1

#Android: http://ow.ly/BVc630lpeB2

More information: http://ow.ly/jsfS30lpeB3

#HR #wageandhour #wagehour #minimumwage #overtime #employmentlaw #emplaw #laborlaw #app
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On our TechHealth Perspectives blog, a post by attorney Charles C. Dunham, IV, with Rebecca Francis:

The Ryan Haight Act ... expanded the federal Controlled Substances Act to define appropriate internet usage in the dispensing and prescribing of schedule drugs ... The federal government may have the right to preempt and enforce against state laws inconsistent with the Ryan Haight Act; however, most state laws are generally aligned with the public policy intent ...

#opioidcrisis #opioids #telehealth #telemedicine #healthcare #healthlaw #RyanHaight #physicians
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On our Management Memo blog, a post by attorney Steve Swirsky:

Since earlier this year, reports have circulated that National Labor Relations Board ... planned to introduce changes in its case handling processes and organizational structure that would move certain authority away from the Regional Directors and transfer substantive decision making authority to Washington. ... It now appears safe to say that change is indeed coming to the NLRB ...

#NLRB #laborlaw #HR #management
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On our Trade Secrets & Employee Mobility blog, a post by attorney James P. Flynn:

The requirements noted below become effective and apply to employee noncompetition agreements entered into on or after October 1, 2018, and the Act curiously contains some significant exceptions as well. Below we will highlight material aspects of the new law, which was recently featured on Employment Law This Week. ...

http://ow.ly/hRxJ50idBTB

#noncompetes #HR #hiring #humanresources #emplaw #employmentlaw #Massachusetts #Boston #tradesecrets
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New episode of Employment Law This Week® - #EmpLawShow - stories include: Ninth Circuit Extends CA’s Non-Compete Ban Through No-Rehire Clause, Massachusetts Takes On Non-Competes, California Tackles Wage and Hour Issues, and NLRB Streamlines Case Handling. Featuring insights from attorney Jim Goodman of Epstein Becker Green.

Join us every Monday for a new episode!

Story details and other video formats: https://www.ebglaw.com/eltw127

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvUXAE5wR4o&t=0s&index=2&list=PLi4sj4jEe5heNkhVnjMTh94ipZhPPpMVh

#HR #emplaw #employmentlaw #humanresources #noncompetes #California #norehire #wagehour #wageandhour #NLRB #laborlaw #employee #management
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Act Now Advisory by attorneys Susan Gross Sholinsky and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper: Earlier this year, the New York City Council passed a series of laws known as the Stop Sexual Harassment Act. The New York City Commission on Human Rights has now issued additional information and guidance for complying with these laws. ...

http://ow.ly/bZEg50ichAV

#sexualharassment #MeToo #training #NYC #NewYork #HR #humanresources #emplaw #employmentlaw
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