Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Opinion

⊕LEGAL: Broad company policies can create big problems, whether in handbooks or not

Several recent cases dramatically illustrate the need for careful company drafting of its employment policies, even though some are not related to employee handbooks....

VIEWPOINT: Krispy Kreme not so sweet to Cookeville

Talk about déjà vu. Last week, I watched as the Kmart sign was removed from its Cookeville store front. This week, crews were busy...

⊕LEGAL: Hiring? Tips on using background checks, social media investigations and pre-employment testing

Hiring new employees can be an expensive, time-consuming task. An employer can be prepared with standard forms and interview questions, but still not have...

Viewpoint: 2014’s top stories: A recap of the UC’s banner year

Well, folks, it’s that time of year again. The end of the 2014 is quickly approaching, and, overall, it was quite the ring dinger...

LEGAL: Harassment remains in the headlines

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Harassment remains in the headlines. In just a two day period in June, the EEOC brought eight separate harassment-based...

LEGAL: Comment period for OSHA’s Proposed Rule extended

In a Proposed Rule issued Nov. 8, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to add more regulatory compliance for businesses subject to...