Sunday, July 12, 2020

Legal Column

LEGAL: A case of discrimination? Employee barred from sending letters to customers

In a recent discrimination case against the plaintiff ’s former employer, the employer counter-sued for defamation, tortious interference with business relationships, and unlawful use...

LEGAL: Knowing when and how to fight an unemployment claim

Perhaps the most common form of employment “litigation” is a claim for unemployment compensation. Such claims are so common that only a few employers even...

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...

LEGAL: More health care delays and updates

There has been a long string of announcements by the Obama administration delaying implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The administration had previously...

LEGAL: Uncertainty still surrounds Tennessee “guns in trunks” law

Conflicting opinions given by Legal Services and Tennessee Attorney General On Jan. 13, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey received a legal opinion from the Tennessee...

LEGAL: Comment period for OSHA’s Proposed Rule extended

In a Proposed Rule issued Nov. 8, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to add more regulatory compliance for businesses subject to...