Our Epstein Becker Green colleagues have released a new Take 5 newsletter: “Five Labor and Employment Issues Faced by Health Care Employers,” by Michael F. McGahan, D. Martin Stanberry, and Daniel J. Green.  Below is an excerpt:

As the Affordable Care Act and the challenges of reimbursement and funding for health care services drive changes in the health care delivery system and employment in the industry, new issues in labor and employment law are arising.   This month’s Take 5 addresses five of these new and important issues…

  1. NLRB’s Proposed Changes to Its Union Election Rules and Approval of Micro-Bargaining Units Increase Health Care Facilities’ Risk of Union Organizing
  2. Concerns Arise as Physicians Become Employees
  3. Physicians in Unions? Not as Implausible as You May Think
  4. Growing Medical Practices Should Be Mindful That the Next Employee They Hire May Be the One Who Subjects Them to Federal Laws
  5. NLRB Continues Its Efforts to Regulate Employers’ Policies Concerning Communications in the Workplace

Read the full newsletter here.