Sunday, November 29, 2020

Legal Column

Supreme Court upholds religious protections in employment and governmental regulations

On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court issued two 7-2 opinions in cases upholding various religious concerns...

Twitter clatter: when employee social media activity makes your head hurt

Employers are increasingly dealing with situations where a member of the public complains about an employee’s private social media...

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...

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...

COVID-19 and OSHA’S updated response to inspections

Things are beginning to open back up, and we are all learning to adjust to the new “normal,” whatever...

COVID-19 clears the way for telehealth to treat Tennessee workplace injuries

One of the most fundamental rights of an injured worker under the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Law is the right...