61.7 F
Cookeville, TN
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Columns

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: 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...