Sunday, May 31, 2020

Profiles/Features

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...

Medical Profile: Dr. William Wassynger

By Amye Anderson UCBJ Managing Editor COOKEVILLE – Dr. William Wassynger, cardiologist, was planning to retire in Paducah, Kentucky. But when an opportunity came open at Cookeville...

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...

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,...

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...

LEGAL: TN workers’ comp reform promises many employer-friendly changes

In 2013, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted major workers’ compensation changes initiated by Gov. Bill Haslam and supported by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce...