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The 340B program landscape is constantly shifting. Wednesday’s US Supreme Court American Hospital Association v. Becerra decision is of critical importance to hospitals that participate in the 340B program. The Court held that the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) improperly imposed a payment cut of almost 30% on 340B drugs paid by […]
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Some prominent U.S. companies are being sued by remote workers alleging that their employers had a legal obligation to reimburse them for work-related expenses. These lawsuits are a reminder to keep reimbursement policies compliant with relevant laws. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/benefits/pages/lawsuits-put-spotlight-on-paying-remote-workers-expenses.aspx
Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s preeminent labor and employment law firms representing employers, is pleased to announce that Iriel Jones has joined the firm as an associate in the Atlanta office.
Iriel joins Fisher Phillips after serving as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where she focused on labor and employment litigation matters at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). While at the FAA, she defended Title VII cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), reviewed contracts between the FAA and labor unions for compliance with labor laws, and counseled management regarding the legality of employee disciplinary actions. Iriel also represented the U.S. Department of Transportation in transportation regulatory matters before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Iriel earned her J.D. at Howard University School of Law. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Cathy Serrette, an associate judge in Maryland’s Circuit Court for Prince George’s County.
In the community, Iriel serves as a member of The Atlanta Lawyer Editorial Board and the Wellness Committee for the Atlanta Bar Association.
States reported that 229,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending June 11, a drop of 3,000 from the previous week’s revised level. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/jobless-claims-june-16-unemployment.aspx
”Busy does not equal results,” training and development expert Julie D. Burch told attendees at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 in New Orleans. “It’s about…
The U.S. Supreme Court clarified whether the Federal Arbitration Act requires enforcement of an arbitration agreement providing that an employee cannot raise claims… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/pages/supreme-court-faa-california-paga-claims.aspx
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