Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Profiles/Features

The “Parent Trap” – Is your Parental Leave Policy an invitation for trouble?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Paid time off to bond with a newly arrived infant is a wonderfully generous (and rare) benefit, but it...

⊕ UC native tapped to lead new geropsych unit at River Park

MCMINNVILLE – River Park Hospital is planning to open a new inpatient geriatric psychiatric unit and has chosen an Upper Cumberland native to lead...

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...