Dickinson-Wright

Dickinson-Wright is a Detroit-based firm with over 475 attorneys across more than 40 practice areas and industries. Among a variety of other specialties, the firm represents leading industrial, financial, insurance, emerging technology and service enterprises around the world.

According to various news reports, a White House official stated that foreign travelers subject to the various travel bans will be able to enter the U.S. as of November 8 without obtaining a National Interest Exception (NIE) due to
Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccinations Lead to November 8 Reopening of U.S. to Foreign Travelers and Land Border Restriction Modifications

As employees return to the workplace, an increasing number of employers are asking their workers to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccinations. This has led to many questions and concerns about whether such a practice is permitted under various healthcare
Continue Reading HIPAA Considerations for Covered Entity Employers Seeking Employee Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

A participant in a 401(k), 403(b), or other account-style retirement plan may name a beneficiary to receive his or her account balance after the participant’s death. A recent case, Moore v. NCR Corp. Plan Admin. Comm. (USDC N.D. Ga., Aug.
Continue Reading What do a newly married employee, a long-term employee, and a change of 401(k) recordkeepers have in common? Beneficiary Designation Forms.

The entire country has been abuzz about President Biden’s Plan for “Vaccinating the Unvaccinated.” The Plan would require private employers with 100 or more employees (“Covered Employers”) to ensure their workers are vaccinated from COVID-19 or tested weekly and
Continue Reading Why President Biden’s Plan to Vaccinate the Unvaccinated in Private Employment is a Lot of Buzz, but Likely Little Sting