Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Legal Column

At the NLRB, everything old is new again

In a series of decisions and one rule-making announcement – all occurring in December - the National Labor Relations...

⊕ LEGAL: Do certain security checks constitute compensable work?

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the courts have long struggled with the issue of what constitutes compensable "work" under the Fair Labor...

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...

LEGAL: Tennessee Workers’ Comp reform: A summary

 In 2013, the Tennessee General Assembly enacted the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Reform Act (“Act”). The Act aims to bring about shorter periods to resolve...

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: Updates to Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace Act

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Effective May 6, 2018, the Tennessee Department of Labor amended Regulations under the Drug-Free Workplace Act (“the Act”). Below are...