NLRB Makes it Easier for Employers to Withdraw Union Recognition

2019-07-24

By Allison Pearson

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued an opinion making it easier for employers to withdraw recognition of a union. The NLRB issued its opinion in Johnson Controls, NLRB, 10-CA-151843, on July 3, 2019, upholding the employer’s anticipatory withdrawal of recognition of a union that represented 160 of its workers. 

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Legislative Wrap-Up - What You Need to Know

2019-07-24

In the legal world, summer signals the end of several important seasons. The U.S. Supreme Court ends its spring term in June by issuing opinions before it breaks for summer vacation. The Arkansas Legislature wrapped up its 92nd General Assembly on April 24, 2019, and most statutes passed during session go into effect on today (Wednesday, July 24, 2019.) Keep reading for our Supreme Court and legislative updates which highlight the major opinions and legislative updates affecting employment law.

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Office For Civil Rights Offers Clarification Of Direct Liability for Business Associates Under HIPAA

2019-07-23

By Lynda M. Johnson, Timothy C. Ezell and Amie K. Alexander
Published in Arkansas Medical News (July/August)

On May 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued clarification on all instances through which a business associate can be held directly liable for compliance with certain requirements of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules (HIPAA Rules).

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Kael Bowling Graduates from Leadership Fayetteville

2019-07-02

Attorney Kael K. Bowling is a recent graduate of Leadership Fayetteville, an annual program of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce created to further expand its graduates’ involvement in the community. The program is designed to serve as the beginning of a long-term relationship with various aspects of Fayetteville, allowing class participants to learn about numerous segments of the community during the 10-month program.

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Part 6: You Received a Subpoena - Now What?

2019-06-27

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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