Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Profiles/Features

⊕ LEGAL: Government moving rapidly on transgender and sexual orientation issues

In September, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed two lawsuits against two different employers alleging they violated Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination...

LEGAL: Should employers keep email addresses of employees or not?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Some employers are asking whether they should collect employee email addresses. The main concern is that under the National...

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: When less is more – problems with ‘100-percent healed’ return-to-work policies

The art of human resources demands an ability to adapt to ever-changing demands and responsibilities.  While we all would like...

LEGAL: All joking aside: Stray remarks land employer in court

A 43-year-old head of sales was hired by a start-up Internet technology company and was employed only three months before being terminated for failing...

MEDICAL: Sleep specialist Steven Silas, M.D. joins Sleep Center at Cookeville Regional

Cookeville –Steven Silas, M.D., a specialist in sleep disorders, has joined the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center and will be seeing patients in...