Thursday, April 9, 2020

Legal Column

LEGAL: Are arbitration agreements really the big bad wolf?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ In December, bills were introduced in the House and Senate, both of which are referred to as the Ending...

⊕ 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...

The FCRA: deceptively dangerous

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

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....

LEGAL: Unanimous supreme court: ADEA coverage extends to small public employers

By Jeff JonesSpecial to the UCBJ The U.S. Supreme Court’s first decision this term was unanimous. In Mount Lemmon Fire...

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...