Saturday, September 21, 2019

Legal Column

LEGAL: Knowing when and how to fight an unemployment claim

Perhaps the most common form of employment “litigation” is a claim for unemployment compensation. Such claims are so common that only a few employers even...

LEGAL: TN workers’ comp reform promises many employer-friendly changes

In 2013, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted major workers’ compensation changes initiated by Gov. Bill Haslam and supported by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce...

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...

⊕Legal: Religion and the workplace updates

While this summer saw a growing push for “marriage equality” and expanded protections for sexual identity, two other legal developments may have passed under...

⊕ LEGAL: A shot in the arm – recommendations for mandatory immunization policies

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), nearly 111 million workdays are lost each year due to the flu. The...

LEGAL: Cyber liability a top risk facing businesses

It's a fact of life in the age of information – nearly every company today uses computers, laptops, Wi-Fi, or smartphones in its day-to-day...