Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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2020 Tennessee workers’ compensation legislative update

The Tennessee General Assembly passed two workers’ compensation bills in 2020. Both implement important statutory changes. For the most...

LEGAL: Unanimous supreme court: ADEA coverage extends to small public employers

By Jeff JonesSpecial to the UCBJ The U.S. Supreme Court’s first decision this term was unanimous. In Mount Lemmon Fire...

Can employers require employees to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations?

Now that COVID-19 vaccinations are becoming available, employers are considering whether to require employees to be vaccinated against this...

‘Riot Games’ to pay $10 million to settle gender discrimination lawsuit

Riot Games, developer of the popular online battle game “League of Legends,” has agreed to pay out at least...

Recent lessons from OSHA on workplace violence

A recent decision issued March 4, 2019, from the OSHA Review Commission (“the Commission”) in Washington, D.C., will allow...

NLRB revises standard for analyzing claims of unlawful discipline

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) has for years analyzed a variety of circumstances where an employee who was engaged...