Thursday, April 9, 2020

Opinion

LEGAL: Expensive lessons learned in Form I-9 and discrimination violations

When an employer violates I-9 paperwork or discrimination requirements, either USCIS (for paperwork violations) or the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment...

Riot Games – lessons from a corporate culture of harassment

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Riot Games. It may sound like an oxymoron but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar corporation specializing in video game development...

LEGAL: Tennessee Workers’ Comp reform: A summary

 In 2013, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Reform Act (“Act”). The Act aims to bring about shorter periods to resolve...

LEGAL: How labor initiatives will change under Donald Trump

Below is a forecast as to how President Donald Trump will influence a variety of labor and employment initiatives, ranging from the Affordable Care...

DOJ reaffirms fundamental importance of religious liberty

The United States Supreme Court has a rich history of protecting individual religious liberty from intrusion by the state. The Court has defended a...

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...