Thursday, August 13, 2020

Wimberly Lawson

Does your dog bite? – service animals in the workplace

In “The Pink Panther Strikes Again,” Inspector Clouseau famously asks a hotel clerk standing near a dog, “Does your...

COVID-19: A call for action…and balance

As more businesses in Tennessee and other states begin to "reopen" following the relaxation or expiration of stay-at-home orders,...

Fifth Circuit rules against EEOC enforcement guidance

On Aug. 6, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in State of Texas v. Equal Employment...

DOL weighs in on joint employer test

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued interpretive guidance regarding how it would analyze joint employer status under...

DOL finalizes revisions to FLSA’s regular rate of pay regulations

For the first time in more than 50 years, the U. S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour...

At the NLRB, everything old is new again

In a series of decisions and one rule-making announcement – all occurring in December - the National Labor Relations...