Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Legal

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...

LEGAL: Harassment remains in the headlines

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Harassment remains in the headlines. In just a two day period in June, the EEOC brought eight separate harassment-based...

LEGAL: Class Action Waivers Upheld

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Employment law and arbitration agreements have a contentious history. In simple terms, an arbitration agreement provides that any dispute between...

LEGAL: Updates to Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace Act

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Effective May 6, 2018, the Tennessee Department of Labor amended Regulations under the Drug-Free Workplace Act (“the Act”). Below are...

LEGAL: Distinction between raid, inspection

Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on April 5, 2018 conducted a raid on a meat packing plant in Bean Station, Tenn., near Knoxville. One...

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...