Broward County, Fla., refunding not stalled by waste ruling
- Appeals Court Upholds Wellness Plan Despite Financial Penalty. Smith, Allen // HR Magazine;Oct2012, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p18
The article reports on the outcome of the legal case Seff v. Broward County, Fla., in which the U.S. 11th circuit court of appeals ruled that Broward County's twenty-dollar charge on employees who refused to participate in its wellness program did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Hauler sues Fla. county. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;10/28/96, Vol. 2 Issue 24, p3
Reports on the filing of a law suit by Coastal Carting Limited against Broward County, Florida for damages stemming from flow-control ordinance. Value of the law suit; Ruling of a federal judge that Hennepin County must pay $7.1 million in damages to two haulers over a similar case; Comments...
- Wellness program falls within ADA safe harbor. Stillman, Nina G.; Anderson, Andy R. // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;9/21/2012, p1
The article discusses the Seff v. Broward County, which deals with violation of Americans with Disabilities Act's (ADA) prohibition on nonvoluntary medical examinations.
- Boy Scouts Sue Over Ban by Florida District. Stricherz, Mark // Education Week;12/13/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p5
Reports that the Boy Scouts of America has sued the Broward County, Florida schools district for violating its freedom of speech and association. Decision of the Broward school board to bar the organization from using the district's facilities; Policy of the Boy Scouts regarding homosexuals;...
- Broward Victory Party Looks a Bit Premature. Estrella, Joe // Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p8
Focuses on the court case of Broward County, Florida against cable operators Comcast Corp. and AT&T Broadband. First Amendment violation committed by Broward County; Merits of the case; Attempt of county officials to impose open-access regulations.
- EPA eyes revised guidelines for industrial discharges. // WaterWorld;Sep96, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p10
Reports on the plans released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for revising effluent guidelines regulating industrial discharges to surface waters and to publicly owned treatment works. Consent degree between EPA and the National Resources Defense Council; EPA's efforts to...
- N.J. continues flow control fight. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;11/24/97, Vol. 3 Issue 28, p2
Reports on the attempt of Union County, Essex County, Hudson County, and Mercer County of New Jersey to forestall the court-ordered halt of statewide flow control. Grace period sought by the three defendants in the original flow control lawsuit to overhaul their waste disposal schemes;...
- Montanan thumbs nose at EPA. Williams, Drew; Canning, Kathie // Pollution Engineering;Oct97, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p3
Reports that Scotty Orr, a Montana state representative and small businessman, has complained to an US Environmental Protection Agency regulation that requires small business to reroute their floor drains to injection wells. Views that Orr's action is anti-government; Orr's reasons for his...
- Are You Lost In a Fog? Ballanco, Julius // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Feb2003, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p38
Focuses on the role of state and federal government in regulating fats, oils and grease (FOGs) in fouling up sewage treatment plants in the U.S. Measures to prevent FOGs from passing into public sewer system; Implications of changes in plumbing codes on water recycling; Problems in removing...