Saturday, September 21, 2019

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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...

Editor’s Note: UC’s southern charm provides economic edge

What a week for the Upper Cumberland, amirite? White County just landed a $64 million deal to create 200 new jobs for the area. And,...

DOL proposes new regulations on mandatory paid sick leave

Having declared a minimum wage hike to $10.10 per hour for federal contractor employees by Executive Order in 2014, President Barack Obama followed up...

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: Uncertainty still surrounds Tennessee “guns in trunks” law

Conflicting opinions given by Legal Services and Tennessee Attorney General On Jan. 13, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey received a legal opinion from the Tennessee...

⊕ LEGAL: A shot in the arm – recommendations for mandatory immunization policies

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), nearly 111 million workdays are lost each year due to the flu. The...