Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Legal Column

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...

US Supreme Court rules Title VII extends to LGBTQ employees

On Monday, June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia (No. 17-1618), which...

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,...