Friday, January 24, 2020

APPEARANCE DISCRIMINATION: IS IT ILLEGAL?

One’s appearance is not an indication of one’s character or work ethic.  And we have all heard the adage, “Don’t...

APPEARANCE DISCRIMINATION: IS IT ILLEGAL?

One’s appearance is not an indication of one’s character or work ethic.  And we have all heard the adage, “Don’t...

MARIJUANA LAW UPDATE

Starting on Jan. 1, 2020, most Nevada employers will no longer be allowed to drug test potential new hires...

Small Business of the Month: December 2019

COOKEVILLE - The Progressive Savings Bank/Upper Cumberland Business Journal’s small business of the month for December 2019 is The Gunshop with locations in Livingston...

CRMC Diabetes Center recognized by ADA

COOKEVILLE – The Cookeville Regional Medical Center Diabetes Center was recently recognized by the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate...

CRMC first in state with high-tech OR imaging

COOKEVILLE – Entering the operating suites at Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC), the first thing to catch your eye is...

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...

Supreme Court to tackle scope of Title VII’s prohibition on sex...

On April 22, 2019, the United States Supreme Court announced it would review three cases, Bostock v. Clayton County, GA,...

RECOGNIZING AN ACCOMMODATION REQUEST UNDER THE ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires covered employers (those with 15 or more employees) to make reasonable accommodations...

Small Business of the Month: October 2019

COOKEVILLE – The Progressive Savings Bank/Upper Cumberland Business Journal’s small business of the month for October 2019 is Hope Center Adoption & Family Services, a...

Rains Agency set to assist during Medicare Open Enrollment

The enrollment and review period runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 for qualified individuals considering options

UAW LOSES UNION VOTE AT VOLKSWAGEN – AGAIN

In a nationally watched union election at Volkswagen in Chattanooga, which concluded on June 14, 2019, the UAW lost...

Small Business of the Month: September 2019

COOKEVILLE – The Progressive Savings Bank/Upper Cumberland Business Journal’s small business of the month for September 2019 is The Farm at East Port Marina.

A ‘Progressive’ vision develops into one-of-its-kind financial center

How one man’s mission passed to his son and became the Progressive Savings Bank full line of services in the Upper...

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....

CRMC, PCSS partner to showcase health careers

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and the Putnam County School System (PCSS) have partnered to bring healthcare careers...

How to respond to Social Security mismatch letters

Many employers are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) requesting correction of employees’ Social Security Numbers. These...

Small Business of the Month: August 2019

COOKEVILLE - The Progressive Savings Bank/Upper Cumberland Business Journal’s small business of the month for August 2019 is Southern Comforts Flooring.

CRMC launches Joint Venture Camp

COOKEVILLE – Getting patients prepared for total knee surgery is reaching new heights with the addition of CRMC’s new orthopedic...

Tennessee ‘anti-bullying’ law now covers private employers

In 2014, Tennessee was the first state to pass the Healthy Workplace Act. This Act addresses abusive conduct in...

Small Business of the Month: July 2019

COOKEVILLE – The Progressive Savings Bank/Upper Cumberland Business Journal’s small business of the month for July 2019 is Upper Cumberland Foster Closet.