Health Law Update
Presented by David Cade, American Health Lawyers Association
Stay ahead of key changes in health law. Be a part of the discussion on major developments affecting you and your clients with this update on federal legislative and regulatory activities, an overview of recent Wisconsin legislative and regulatory changes, and predictions about future hot topics in health law.
What's on the Horizon for Wage and Hour Litigation?
Presented by James Chiolino, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development - Equal Rights Division; Kendall Harrison, Godfrey & Kahn; David Zoeller, Hawks Quindel SC
Explore plaintiff, defense, and Equal Rights Division perspectives on recognizing and overcoming challenges in resolving and settling complex wage and hour cases. Learn the settlement requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 23, including:
- Issuance of notice
- Dealing with objections to the settlement
- Fee petition process
- Fairness hearings
Plus, discover how to avoid potential pitfalls and walk away with advice for entering into agreements that will be accepted by the court or Department of Labor.
The Soap Opera of Law: Unique Labor and Employment Challenges in Health Care
Employers in the highly-regulated health care setting face unique labor and employment law challenges. Understand the relationship between labor and employment laws and the complicated state and federal regulations affecting the health care field. Explore how employment law is affected by the unique aspects of medical staff credentialing and privileging.
In addition, learn about the full range of labor and employment issues affecting health care employers, including:
- Employment contracts
- Non-compete agreements
- Wage and hour issues
- Medical staff credentialing and privileging
- Peer review requirements
Antitrust Red Flags in Hiring and Compensation Practices
Anti-competitive conduct involving wage-fixing and non-poaching agreements can lead to investigation and even criminal prosecution by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Learn how you can reduce antitrust risk in human resource practices.
- Understand recent guidance by the DOJ and FTC regarding certain hiring and compensation practices
- Review Statements of Antitrust Enforcement Policy in health care and specific examples from the Health Care industry
- Know how to spot antitrust red flags
- Discover strategies to reduce antitrust risk
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