Saturday, January 18, 2020

Profiles/Features

LEGAL: A case of discrimination? Employee barred from sending letters to customers

In a recent discrimination case against the plaintiff ’s former employer, the employer counter-sued for defamation, tortious interference with business relationships, and unlawful use...

Warren County second-home development continues to thrive

WARREN COUNTY – Vacation developments around the region and the state suffered greatly during the housing bust a few years ago along with the...

McMinnville, Warren County and others make applications for adventure tourism designations

New state program provides tax credits for rock climbing, rafting, equine businesses and more MCMINNVILLE – McMinnville Mayor Jimmy Haley sees a lot of opportunities...

⊕ LEGAL: NLRB responds to right-to-work legislation

In a little-noticed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announcement in April, the federal agency is seeking input on a union fundraising initiative that has...

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...

LEGAL: Texas court nullifies Obama-era OT rate hike. What’s next?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On Aug. 31, 2017, in Nevada v. U.S. Department of Labor, 2017 WL 3780085 (S.D. Tex.), a federal court...