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Thursday, July 19, 2018

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LEGAL: Class Action Waivers Upheld

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Employment law and arbitration agreements have a contentious history. In simple terms, an arbitration agreement provides that any dispute between...

LEGAL: Updates to Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace Act

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Effective May 6, 2018, the Tennessee Department of Labor amended Regulations under the Drug-Free Workplace Act (“the Act”). Below are...

LEGAL: Distinction between raid, inspection

Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on April 5, 2018 conducted a raid on a meat packing plant in Bean Station, Tenn., near Knoxville. One...

LEGAL: Tennessee Workers’ Compensation update

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law underwent sweeping changes in 2014, including a new formula for permanent disability, a new...

VIEWPOINT: Is it time for an overhaul?

Before Tuesday, I had never attended any of the UCHRA’s committee and board meetings. I’m still trying to digest how a board comprised of...

LEGAL: Tennessee Supreme Court reaffirms collateral source rule

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The collateral source rule bars a defendant in a personal injury case from introducing evidence of payments or benefits...