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Jeffrey G. Jones is a regional managing member for Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones PLLC. He can be reached at jjones@wimberlylawson.com.

COVID-19 clears the way for telehealth to treat Tennessee workplace injuries

One of the most fundamental rights of an injured worker under the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law is the right...

US Supreme Court rules Title VII extends to LGBTQ employees

On Monday, June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia (No. 17-1618), which...

Does your dog bite? – service animals in the workplace

In “The Pink Panther Strikes Again,” Inspector Clouseau famously asks a hotel clerk standing near a dog, “Does your...

COVID-19: A call for action…and balance

As more businesses in Tennessee and other states begin to "reopen" following the relaxation or expiration of stay-at-home orders,...

Fifth Circuit rules against EEOC enforcement guidance

On Aug. 6, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in State of Texas v. Equal Employment...

DOL weighs in on joint employer test

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued interpretive guidance regarding how it would analyze joint employer status under...