The Firehouse Lawyer Newsletter

Results for newsletters with the topic “Veterans

Today the Firehouse Lawyer considers some important case law interpreting the importance of response times and reasonable estimates for disclosing records under the Public Records Act; legislative clarification of the 207 (k) exemption under FLSA; another important case involving civil services commissions as they relate to collective bargaining; we also look at scoring criteria for veterans; and then we address certain questionable NFPA standards that may increase litigation. 03-12199912v03n12dec1999.pdf
We now discuss the HIPAA Security Rule, which pertains to administrative, physical, and technical safeguard measures, to ensure that your data is secure; a criminal case involving compliance with the HIPAA Privacy Rule; a court case involving whether volunteers are “participants” such that they should receive health and pension benefits under RCW 41.24; veterans’ scoring criteria; and important developments in the case law surrounding the Weingarten Doctrine. 05-0220052v05n02feb2005.pdf
Here we discuss changes in the Washington Family Medical Leave law, and implementing policies for releasing photos. 08-0720087v08n07jul2008.pdf
Today we discuss the importance of using proper scoring criteria in the hiring of veterans, and also regulations under the FMLA for military members. 09-0120091v09n01jan2009.pdf
Today we consider a legislative change in the definition of "veteran" under the veterans' preference/scoring criteria statute; we also discuss a recent decision by the Washington Supreme Court on child abuse and neglect, and the role of incident commanders. 16-0420184April2018FINAL.pdf
Veterans get various preferences under Washington and federal law, rightfully so. We discuss those preferences herein, and also include our monthly Safety Bill. Happy Memorial Day. 16-0520185May18FINAL.pdf
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