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Employment Laws: Navigating the Maze of Regulations

HR Digest

As a business owner, you might feel like you’re navigating a treacherous maze when it comes to employment laws. In this article, we’ll be your guide, shedding light on the key employment laws you need to know. Section 7 allows employees to discuss the terms and conditions of their employment, including wages.

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Proposed HIPAA regulations would protect reproductive healthcare

Business Management Daily

Everyone, including us, had to take a crash course in HIPAA’s privacy provisions after the Supreme Court’s 2022 decision in Dobbs v. Crucially, HIPAA doesn’t override state criminal laws and doesn’t protect non-health-care information retrieved from cell phones, like maps, texts, or call logs. Law-enforcement purposes.

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Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Completing an HR Assessment can ensure legal compliance with federal and state employment laws, regulations and HR best practices. Child Labor laws are implemented for workers under the age of 18. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is properly carried out. Provide written contingent job offers.

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Court: HIPAA Violations are Grounds for Termination

HR Daily Advisor

Michelle was terminated on May 9, 2013, after an investigation concluded that she violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Michelle was terminated on May 9, 2013, after an investigation concluded that she violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

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Benefits Coordinator Job Description: Salary and Job Responsibilities (with Examples)

Analytics in HR

Compliance : Ensure the organization’s benefits programs comply with company policies and relevant laws, such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other regulatory requirements. Contents What is a Benefits Coordinator? What does a Benefits Coordinator do? They aim to ensure all employees understand their benefits and how to use them.

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How to Protect Sensitive Employee Data from Being Compromised 

Extensis

Quick look: Several tech companies are facing scrutiny (and lawsuits) for violating HIPAA rules by tracking sensitive health data and using it to generate ads. How then can employers ensure their employees’ personal information isn’t also at risk? In this age of information, data sharing is commonplace but can quickly be taken too far.

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Who should not have access to employee medical records?

Business Management Daily

A few federal laws pertain to employee medical records, as does OSHA’s Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records (Standard 1910.1020). Furthermore, state laws also play a role, as specific states have differing laws regarding access to employee medical information.

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