Thursday, July 2, 2020

Wimberly Lawson

LEGAL: The ever-evolving rules of arbitration agreements – and implications for employers

The Supreme Court recently issued two arbitration decisions of potential significance to employers. As background, the Federal Arbitration Act...

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...

LEGAL: When less is more – problems with ‘100-percent healed’ return-to-work policies

The art of human resources demands an ability to adapt to ever-changing demands and responsibilities.  While we all would like...

UAW LOSES UNION VOTE AT VOLKSWAGEN – AGAIN

In a nationally watched union election at Volkswagen in Chattanooga, which concluded on June 14, 2019, the UAW lost...

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...

When is a leave of absence required as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Employers frequently face the situation where an employee seeks a leave of absence due to a medical condition, but...