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Legal

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...

LEGAL: Tennessee Workers’ Compensation update

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law underwent sweeping changes in 2014, including a new formula for permanent disability, a new...

LEGAL: Tennessee Supreme Court reaffirms collateral source rule

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The collateral source rule bars a defendant in a personal injury case from introducing evidence of payments or benefits...