Sunday, December 15, 2019

Legal Column

UAW LOSES UNION VOTE AT VOLKSWAGEN – AGAIN

In a nationally watched union election at Volkswagen in Chattanooga, which concluded on June 14, 2019, the UAW lost...

The attorney-client privilege for organizations: broader than you think?

It is increasingly common for businesses to use outside consultants, independent contractors and other third-party nonemployees to develop and manage their business....

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...