Thursday, May 28, 2020

Wimberly Lawson

How to respond to Social Security mismatch letters

Many employers are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) requesting correction of employees’ Social Security Numbers. These...

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...

Tennessee ‘anti-bullying’ law now covers private employers

In 2014, Tennessee was the first state to pass the Healthy Workplace Act. This Act addresses abusive conduct in...

LEGAL: States are going to pot: medical marijuana laws pose increased risks for...

Legislation allowing marijuana use is sweeping across America.  And it may have unexpected consequences for employers. Currently 33 states plus the...

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...

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...