Saturday, September 18, 2021

Opinion

VIEWPOINT: Is it time for an overhaul?

Before Tuesday, I had never attended any of the UCHRA’s committee and board meetings. I’m still trying to digest how a board comprised of...

Viewpoint: 2014’s top stories: A recap of the UC’s banner year

Well, folks, it’s that time of year again. The end of the 2014 is quickly approaching, and, overall, it was quite the ring dinger...

⊕ LEGAL: FMLA rule defining ‘spouse’ to include same-sex couples enjoined by court

At least for the time being, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been enjoined by a federal court in Texas from enforcing a...

⊕ LEGAL: Do certain security checks constitute compensable work?

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the courts have long struggled with the issue of what constitutes compensable "work" under the Fair Labor...

Editor’s Note: UC’s southern charm provides economic edge

What a week for the Upper Cumberland, amirite? White County just landed a $64 million deal to create 200 new jobs for the area. And,...

⊕ LEGAL: A shot in the arm – recommendations for mandatory immunization policies

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), nearly 111 million workdays are lost each year due to the flu. The...