SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Raises Complex Policy Problems for Employers

June 28, 2022

Via: Recruiting Headlines

A number of high-profile companies are speaking out against the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) decision overruling Roe v. Wade, and they are backing up their criticism by vowing to help employees wishing to travel for legal abortions. But employers taking […]


How health information privacy laws apply when reopening the workplace

May 23, 2022

Via: HR Dive

From asking about potential symptoms to vaccination status, the share of employers collecting health information from their workforces has grown. The trend is drawing concerns from some management-side attorneys amid the reopening of physical workspaces. A March survey by Littler […]


COVID Vaccines: When is Employee’s Vaccination Status HIPAA-protected?

November 11, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Whether an employee’s COVID-19 vaccination status is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has been (or should be) on the minds of all HR personnel as of late. That’s especially true as we await the Occupational […]

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Amid Coronavirus Concerns, Don’t Forget HIPAA Privacy

March 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As employers prepare for possible impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), one important step is to review the types of health disclosures that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) does and does not allow in such times of crisis. […]