Indiana state legislators asked their state Attorney General to investigate the Humane Society of the United States, “accus[ing] the group of deceptive fundraising practices, saying its advertisements mislead Hoosiers into believing that donations will benefit abandoned pets at local humane society shelters, which are not affiliated with the national group,” as reported on indystar.com.
For most of us involved in the professional apartment management and housing world, we begin with the assumption that each property and person is covered by the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) and/or state, city, county, or local anti-housing discrimination law.
The Department of Labor has proposed a rule to raise the minimum salary workers must earn to qualify for “white collar” exemptions from $23,660 per year to $50,440 per year.
This is the second in a series of posts on practical and legal considerations for physicians in deciding whether to sell, merge or stay the same.
When a FLSA case (or a state law wage hour case) is filed against a unionized client, the first line of defense for me is to ascertain if we can argue that the court has no jurisdiction because the wage hour claims are preempted by federal labor law and must be decided pursuant to federal labor contract law.
I must thank Justice Scalia for injecting this delightfully descriptive term into the realm of health care. Justice Scalia’s scathing dissent from the majority in the recent Supreme Court decision interpreting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is rife with memorable expressions, but this is my favorite.
At least some good has come out of the Supreme Court’s finding that President Obama’s recess appointments were invalid in Noel Canning.
Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court in its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges rendered same-sex marriage as the law of the land in all 50 states.
I will leave it to constitutional scholars to dissect today’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges (pdf) holding that states cannot ban same-sex marriage.