Thursday, July 2, 2020

Wimberly Lawson

New Jersey expands its medical marijuana law

Medical marijuana laws are not only spreading across America, but they are beginning to expand after they are passed.  Currently...

DOL opinion letter approves FMLA leave for special education school meetings

On Aug. 8, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued opinion letter, FMLA 2019-2-A; which states that parents of...

OSHA reverses policy on drug testing, safety incentives

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On May 12, 2016, OSHA published a final rule that, among other things, amended 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35 to...

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...

The attorney-client privilege for organizations: broader than you think?

It is increasingly common for businesses to use outside consultants, independent contractors and other third-party nonemployees to develop and manage their business....

To bake or not to bake, is that the question?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On June 4, 2018, the five-year saga of an unmade wedding cake came to a close. The United States Supreme...