Friday, November 22, 2019

Wimberly Lawson

How to respond to Social Security mismatch letters

Many employers are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) requesting correction of employees’ Social Security Numbers. These...

Tennessee ‘anti-bullying’ law now covers private employers

In 2014, Tennessee was the first state to pass the Healthy Workplace Act. This Act addresses abusive conduct in...

The FCRA: deceptively dangerous

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims present very real and potentially expensive sources of employer woe. By its...

Recent lessons from OSHA on workplace violence

A recent decision issued March 4, 2019, from the OSHA Review Commission (“the Commission”) in Washington, D.C., will allow...

LEGAL: The ever-evolving rules of arbitration agreements – and implications for employers

The Supreme Court recently issued two arbitration decisions of potential significance to employers. As background, the Federal Arbitration Act...

LEGAL: When less is more – problems with ‘100-percent healed’ return-to-work policies

The art of human resources demands an ability to adapt to ever-changing demands and responsibilities.  While we all would like...