Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Opinion

⊕ 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...

DOJ reaffirms fundamental importance of religious liberty

The United States Supreme Court has a rich history of protecting individual religious liberty from intrusion by the state. The Court has defended a...

LEGAL: Beware of policies that treat pregnant women differently

In 1978, in direct response to a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, Congress enacted the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. That act made clear that...

Campaign 2014: Top business issues identified by legislators and candidates

UPPER CUMBERLAND - You heard it here first. Local legislators and candidates alike ID’d several top business trends in 2014, from jobs – which...

LEGAL: Are you a joint employer? Guidance issued on wage-hour liability

Attorneys and clients are familiar with cases in which a plaintiff sues a group of defendants, hoping that the plaintiff can find a "deep...

Sixteen states ask US Supreme Court to clarify Title VII’s prohibition on discrimination “because...

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Sixteen States, including Tennessee, have filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court asking the Court to review...