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  1. Supreme Court Finds that Federal Arbitration Act Preempts Kentucky Rule

    As a result, the Court found that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts the application of the state regulation involved in the case. LeadingAge is pleased that this decision reaffirmed the Supreme Court’s settled position that states may not create separate laws that impinge on the parties’ right to enter ...

  2. OSHA Extends Electronic Recordkeeping Compliance Deadline

    OSHA has not specified a substitute compliance deadline for electronic submission of the Form 300A.  The original July 1, 2017 deadline had been applicable to LeadingAge members in the following categories: Employers with 250 or more employees – The employer must submit electronically OSHA Forms 300, ...

  3. HIPAA Settlements Underscore Need to Protect Data

    On April 24, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a HIPAA settlement ...

  4. Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

    LeadingAge Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery Preparedness | Pandemic Flu Resources | Disaster ...

  5. OSHA Launches Young Worker Safety Campaign

    The campaign includes resources for young workers, parents and educations. It also includes a delineation of an employer’s responsibilities with respect to young workers. The federal agency also reminded employers that child labor laws restrict the types of jobs, hours worked, and equipment used by youth under ...