Oct. 26, 2015 – By Times-News — Health diagnostic testing company LabCorp, one of Alamance County’s largest employers, said Monday that its net earnings rose almost 50 percent during third quarter 2015. (more…)
Oct. 23, 2015 — CHARLESTON – A man is suing Laboratory Corporation of America after he claims he was discriminated against and wrongfully terminated. (more…)
Filed in Equal Pay, by Lisa Maatz on October 20, 2015 — The gender pay gap is real, and it hurts women and families. It’s not myth, it’s math. Did you know that in 2014, women working full time in the United States were paid on average just 79 percent of what men were paid? Even one year out of college, within the same major, field and hours worked, men already earn 7 percent more than women — and that gap almost doubles in 10 years even though women are more likely to earn a master’s degree. (more…)
One Texas lawyer is helping companies opt out of workers’ compensation and write their own rules. What does it mean for injured workers? (more…)
LabCorp workers at labs across San Diego and Los Angeles County voted union Yes this week to join UFCW Local 135 and UFCW Local 770. The workers join a growing movement of phlebotamists and lab technicians who have come together from the Northwest to the Southwest to raise standards in the health-care industry. (more…)
By Jacob Batchelor — Law360, New York (October 19, 2015, 3:33 PM ET) — Millennium Health, a California-based laboratory testing business for years besieged by False Claims Act and kickback allegations, agreed Monday to pay the federal government $256 million to resolve numerous lawsuits claiming it bilked Medicare, Medicaid and other programs while engaging in a referral scheme.
The $256 million settlement will resolve FCA claims that Millennium systematically cheated federal health care programs by billing for excessive and unnecessary urine drug tests from January 2008 to May 2015, as well as for false billings related to genetic testing, according.
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Prior to our union vote, LabCorp made promises that they would give me a raise to keep up with industry standards. But in my three years with the company, Corporate kept finding ways to deny this raise until all of us in Southern California came together through union organizing.
All of us coming together as one big force is giving us the ability to revolutionize the lab industry from the inside out, and to have what is fair for the important work we do as professionals.
Andre Hernandez, LabCorp Arcadia (more…)