Thursday, April 9, 2020

Opinion

Viewpoint: Crossville council putting city in bad light

So, how about the city of Crossville? Whether it’s the council’s infinite indecisiveness over ongoing downtown revitalization efforts, its recent limboing over a northwest connector...

LEGAL: EEOC must reconsider wellness rules

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Wellness plans have become increasingly popular and as such they have increasingly become the focus of several governmental agencies...

DOL issues rule on long-anticipated salary increases for exempt workers

An estimated 4.2 million salaried workers will be affected The Obama administration continues to rush a whole host of new, wide-ranging regulations as the final...

LEGAL: All joking aside: Stray remarks land employer in court

A 43-year-old head of sales was hired by a start-up Internet technology company and was employed only three months before being terminated for failing...

The “Parent Trap” – Is your Parental Leave Policy an invitation for trouble?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Paid time off to bond with a newly arrived infant is a wonderfully generous (and rare) benefit, but it...

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...