What Have We Done for You Lately? – January 2018
January was a busy month at LeadingAge, as we solidified plans for the New Year, helped members navigate a government shutdown, represented your interests on important advisory groups, and released a host of resources to help you do your work. Follow the links below to learn more.
Answers to 5 of Your Most Pressing Questions
Eight educational sessions scheduled for the upcoming PEAK Leadership Summit could answer 5 pressing questions that aging services providers ask Steve Maag when he travels around the country in his role as director of residential communities at LeadingAge.
HHS Proposes Conscience Protection and Anti-Discrimination Enforcement Framework
As noted above, the regulation does not purport to institute new conscience protections for providers or individuals but rather would consolidate compliance and enforcement efforts with respect to existing statutory protections within the OCR. While much of the proposed ...
DOL Civil Fines to Increase in 2018
Such fines are adjusted annually pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015. The Final Rule is effective on January 2, 2018 and will apply to violations occurring after November 2, 2015 for which a penalty is assessed after January 2, 2018. Fines for each agency within the DOL will increase by slightly ...
NLRB Overrules Obama-Era "Micro Units" Decision
The Board’s latest decision rejects the “overwhelming community-of-interest” standard established in Specialty Healthcare and returns to the traditional approach of determining the appropriate scope of a bargaining unit. Under Specialty Healthcare, if a union petitioned for an election among ...