Healthcare Business Labor and Employment Law

All healthcare business must comply not only with the deluge of healthcare regulations, but must also meet state and federal labor and employment laws.  From a wage & hour claim or lawsuit, an upcoming Texas Workforce hearing for unemployment or wage claims to the theft of trade secrets or a suit for discrimination or harassment, Kennedy attorneys have the needed particular knowledge to assist a healthcare provider in the prosecution or defense of such actions.

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The Fair Labor Standards Act contains provisions for wages and overtime pay. Nonexempt workers are entitled to overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a work week. However, the labor department has created occupation-specific overtime rules for healthcare workers. Healthcare industry workers’ overtime may be calculated based on work period, and the regular hourly rate must include certain additional pay.

Source: Houston Chronicle