Thursday, April 9, 2020

Legal Column

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: Health reform update: U.S. Supreme Court considers a second opportunity to limit...

On March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in King v. Burwell, the second major case testing the future of the Affordable Care...

LEGAL: Uncertainty still surrounds Tennessee “guns in trunks” law

Conflicting opinions given by Legal Services and Tennessee Attorney General On Jan. 13, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey received a legal opinion from the Tennessee...

LEGAL: New salary threshold: Pay raise or demotion?

On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule that almost doubles the current salary threshold for executive, administrative and...

LEGAL: Class Action Waivers Upheld

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Employment law and arbitration agreements have a contentious history. In simple terms, an arbitration agreement provides that any dispute between...

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....