Friday, February 21, 2020

Legal Column

⊕ LEGAL: Ebola: Questions and answers

The increased media attention related to the Ebola virus, as well as the recent announcement that travelers arriving at certain U.S. airports from West...

DOL OPINION LETTER – FMLA LEAVE

On March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter on the issue of whether...

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: 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: Uber – everything old is new again. Or is it?

In April, Uber settled two large class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts. Uber is a high-profile company on the leading edge of the new...

LEGAL: DOL proposed rule revising tip pooling rules

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On Dec. 4, 2017, the Federal Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that will...