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Lidings Demonstrates Outstanding Reputation Among Best Legal Advisors in Russia

Reflected by the Pravo.ru’s Sympathy Rating – 2017 identifying the most prominent legal advisors in Russia based on the feedback of peers Lidings recognized as a leading firm for its expertise in employment law and pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry practice area. Individual and moreover exclusive recognition as the only recommended lawyer in this sphere, for a remarkable work for advising pharmaceutical companies in Russia, is given to Lidings’ Managing Partner, Head of the firm’s Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare industry practice, Andrey Zelenin.

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Labor and Employment Alert: Wage and hour compliance necessary to avoid litigation commonplace in healthcare industry

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it was launching a mass wage and hour probe of the broadly-defined “healthcare” industry. The “healthcare” industry was not, however, limited to large hospital systems or nursing homes. It includes independent physician practices, as well as home health agencies.

The DOL’s focus on the healthcare industry has steadily increased since 2010. The DOL filed a lawsuit in December 2011 against an Ohio-based home health services agency seeking more than $84,000 in back wages and liquidated damages for 10 workers due to employee misclassification. 

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