Sunday, December 8, 2019

Profiles/Features

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...

Bellars team up to form newest UBS wealth management team

COOKEVILLE - Father and son Rick and Trey Bellar have deep roots in the Upper Cumberland. There’s the Smith County farm that’s been in...

Medical Profile: Dr. Sullivan Smith

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor COOKEVILLE – Long nights, tough cases, and a miles-long resume. When Dr. Sullivan Smith joined the Cookeville Regional Medical Center...

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...