Friday, May 29, 2020

Legal Column

⊕ LEGAL: Ebola: Questions and answers

The increased media attention related to the Ebola virus, as well as the recent announcement that travelers arriving at certain U.S. airports from West...

LEGAL: Performance evaluations – new trends for employee reviews

There seems to be a trend developing among many employers of eliminating annual performance reviews altogether, and instead relying on more continuous feedback throughout...

LEGAL: Tennessee Supreme Court reaffirms collateral source rule

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The collateral source rule bars a defendant in a personal injury case from introducing evidence of payments or benefits...

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...

⊕LEGAL: Broad company policies can create big problems, whether in handbooks or not

Several recent cases dramatically illustrate the need for careful company drafting of its employment policies, even though some are not related to employee handbooks....

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...