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April 6, 2018

A "Rare" Amendment: Colorado Amends its Non-Compete Statute for the First Time Since 1982 to Protect Physicians Treating Patients with "Rare Disorders"

On April 2, 2018, Colorado enacted a bill amending its non-compete statute to clarify that physicians may disclose their continuing practice and provide new contact information to any of their patients with “rare disorders.”

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March 8, 2018

Certainty is on the Horizon for the New York Home Care Industry

The NY Court of Appeals will consider whether home care attendants working 24-hour shifts employed by third-party agencies must be paid for every hour of their shift, with no deductions for meal or sleep periods.

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December 21, 2017

Another Federal Court Holds Home Health Aides in NY are NOT Necessarily Entitled to Pay for Every Hour of a 24-Hour Shift, but that the DOL's Home Care Rule Took Effect on January 1, 2015

A recent federal court decision has added to the confusion surrounding the application of the U.S. Department of Labor's "home care" overtime rule and New York's "13-hour" rule regarding compensable work hours for certain home care aides.

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October 25, 2017

NYDOL Issues Explanatory Statement on Recent Wage Order Amendment Codifying its Longstanding Interpretation of the "13-Hour Rule"

On October 25, 2017, the NYDOL published a Notice entitled “Home Care Aide Hours Worked” explaining why it considered an emergency regulation necessary for the “preservation of public health, public safety and general welfare.”

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October 11, 2017

NY DOL to Soon Issue Explanatory Statement on Recent Wage Order Amendment

The NY DOL will soon publish a statement explaining why the issuance of an emergency regulation clarifying that meal and rest periods may be excluded from hours worked by home care aides who work a shift of 24 hours or more is necessary.

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October 9, 2017

NY DOL Issues Amendment to the Regulation Governing the Payment of Wages to Home Care Aides Who Work a Shift of 24 Hours or More

The NY DOL issued an amendment to a Wage Order to clarify that bona fide meal periods and sleep times may be excluded from hours worked by home care aides who work a shift of 24 hours or more in accordance with federal FLSA regulations.

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September 15, 2017

Another New York State Appellate Court Finds 24-Hour Non-Residential Home Care Attendants Must be Paid for Sleep and Meal Periods

A pair of New York state appellate decisions has serious implications for employers that offer 24-hour home care for clients by ruling that sleep and meal periods must be included in the hourly wages of home care attendants.

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March 21, 2017

Trans-Competence in Healthcare: Emerging Realities for LGBTQ Patients

A discussion of how the transgender patient population in healthcare is one of the most highly victimized groups.

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