The FCC has voted 3-2 along party lines to require internet service providers (ISPs) to get a customer’s explicit consent before they can use or share what is termed “sensitive” personal information.
Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 amendments to the federal False Claims Act (FCA).
Since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) started allowing commercial drone operations, media organizations have moved quickly to get their own newsgathering drones in the skies.
The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently published a contracting Guide to assist healthcare providers when entering into electronic health record (EHR) contracts with EHR vendors.
As we have previously discussed in detail in several blogs (New EEOC Regulations Provide Roadmap for Wellness Programs; EEOC Issues Final Rules On Employer-Sponsored Wellness Program Compliance Under the ADA and GINA; and District Court Decision Upholds Employer’s Wellness Program But Signals Support for EEOC Positions Going Forward), the EEOC issued final rules in May 2016 on the extent to which an employer may offer incentives to participate in a wellness program without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a long-awaited final rule implementing statutory requirements (10 U.S.C. §§ 391, 393) as part of 32 C.F.R part 236 regarding the reporting, by defense contractors, of certain cyber incidents relating to the contractor’s electronic systems.
Sign of the Times: EEOC Settles Case of Employer Failing to Provide ASL Interpreter for Job Interview
A deaf person applies for a job and the employee who takes applications asks you “how can a deaf person do this job?”
LinkedIn last week announced a “rethinking” of its endorsement feature, first launched in 2012.
On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit heard argument in United States ex rel. Escobar, et al. v. Universal Health Services, Inc.
On October 10, 2016, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Sveriges Riskbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström “for their contributions to contract theory.”