By David Cole
The new federal healthcare law, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, imposes a number of different requirements on employers. Some of these requirements already are in effect, while others are scheduled to phase in over the next few years.
By Leanne Prybylski
The Georgia Taxpayer Protection False Claims Act, which becomes effective on July 1, 2012, is a far-reaching law that imposes civil penalties for knowingly submitting false claims to Georgia state and local governments, including counties, state departments and agencies, boards, commissions and other public entities.
By Joyce Mocek
Employers have increasingly compelled employees and potential employees to allow access to their social media accounts in making personnel decisions. There have been a number of lawsuits based on privacy protections, but now many states are considering statutory protections to restrict employers from compelling access to and use of social media.