Tag Archives: Activities

Medical Device Manufacturing: Companies & Activities

This is the sixth in a multi-part series that will focus on the major companies and activity in the medical device manufacturing industry, a member of the manufacturing sector. Major Companies [1] Medtronic PLC Medtronic develops and manufactures medical devices … Continue reading

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Recent Awards – Insubordination, out-of-title work, protected activities, and untruthfulness

Police officer's insubordinate action didn't justify terminationArbitrator Don B. Hays modified the discipline imposed on a San Antonio police officer who had been accused of insubordination. Grievant was schedule to retire in July of 2017. He planned to utilize his … Continue reading

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DOL Opinion Letter Addresses Whether Employees Must Be Paid for Wellness Activities

Over the past fifteen years, wellness programs have generated more than their fair share of litigation and regulatory scrutiny – primarily over the issue of whether they comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  A related compliance issue that has … Continue reading

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Sen. Warren’s anti-corruption bill would restore ALJs to competitive service, codify Chevron, curb lawmakers’ and lobbyists’ activities

By Mark S. Nelson, J.D. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) said she will introduce a wide-ranging anti-corruption bill aimed at curbing perceived abuses within the three constituent branches of the federal government and among those who lobby the federal government. The … Continue reading

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New York’s Assumption of Risk Doctrine Generally (But Not Always) Bars Personal Injury Claims For Adventure Sports Activities

I am in my final days in Costa Rica where I have been exploring rain forests, volcanos, and beaches. Some of the exploring is (just a little) risky.  Costa Rica is famous for its “environmental tourism” also called “adventure tourism”.  … Continue reading

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