Greensboro Legal Blog
Per N.C.G.S.A. § 95-25.12, no employer is obligated to provide paid vacation, but for obvious reasons, it is a hot topic in employee recruitment and retention. The difficulty employers can find themselves in after deciding on a vacation policy is in ensuring that they have been thorough enough to cover all of their bases.
Recent Department of Health and Human Services guidance affirmed and encouraged telehealth care beyond the current Public Health Emergency by laying out some key HIPAA security considerations.
Website accessibility continues to be a hot-ticket litigation issue with over 2,000 lawsuits filed in federal court since 2018. Why? There is little guidance in this area which often leaves businesses in the dark.
If you are a possible renter, it would be advantageous to familiarize yourself with North Carolina’s Landlord and Tenant laws found in Chapter 42 of the North Carolina General Statutes. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some basics.
The North Carolina Commission on Business Laws and the Economy was established in 1994 by executive order. The Commission was tasked with recommending changes to statutes and regulations in NC to provide an environment that would attract businesses to locate here.
HIPAA enforcement actions were not enforced during 2020 and lower enforcement for 2021 but the Office of Civil Rights is gearing back up so make sure your staff is educated and following procedures.
North Carolina is an “employment at-will” state. This means that a private employer may discharge an employee, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason at all. However, there are exceptions to this rule.
Many of us in the real world must keep abreast of changes in billing systems, and Medicare is one of the primary payers for many practices. So, where is the best place to get answers to your Medicare related questions?
The use of telehealth services raises significant privacy and data management issues of which practitioners must remain cognizant. At the most basic level, many of the regulatory issues that concern traditional healthcare services are equally applicable to telehealth offerings. Read on for some examples of major legal and compliance considerations.
The Court found that OSHA likely did not have the authority to issue the “vaccine or test” mandate under its governing statutes. The Court further stated that “requiring the vaccination of 84 million Americans, selected simply because they work for employers with more than 100 employees,” is well outside the power Congress has given to OSHA.