Sunday, October 25, 2020

Legal Column

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...

LEGAL: All joking aside: Stray remarks land employer in court

A 43-year-old head of sales was hired by a start-up Internet technology company and was employed only three months before being terminated for failing...

LEGAL: States are going to pot: medical marijuana laws pose increased risks for...

Legislation allowing marijuana use is sweeping across America.  And it may have unexpected consequences for employers. Currently 33 states plus the...

LEGAL: Policies against employee videos/recordings unlawful

Like many employers, your employee handbook may contain some version of the following rule: Without prior management approval or consent, recording conversations, phone calls and...

DOJ reaffirms fundamental importance of religious liberty

The United States Supreme Court has a rich history of protecting individual religious liberty from intrusion by the state. The Court has defended a...

PRO Act could radically change labor laws

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) is legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on...