Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Legal Column

LEGAL: Distinction between raid, inspection

Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on April 5, 2018 conducted a raid on a meat packing plant in Bean Station, Tenn., near Knoxville. One...

⊕ LEGAL: Government moving rapidly on transgender and sexual orientation issues

In September, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed two lawsuits against two different employers alleging they violated Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination...

APPEARANCE DISCRIMINATION: IS IT ILLEGAL?

One’s appearance is not an indication of one’s character or work ethic.  And we have all heard the adage, “Don’t...

⊕ LEGAL: Health reform update: U.S. Supreme Court considers a second opportunity to limit...

On March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in King v. Burwell, the second major case testing the future of the Affordable Care...

LEGAL: OSHA takes controversial positions on transgender restroom issues at work

Many employers may not realize that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulates in some ways the use of toilet facilities at work....

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...