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HTMLFast Food Strikes Announced for Global Workforce
Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014
Executive Summary: In an attempt to draw attention to their ongoing efforts to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, union organizers have announced another walkout/strike for May 15th. The latest push, an international effort headed by the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel,...

 

HTMLIs Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA the New Norm?
Louis P. Britt, Katie Parham; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 2, 2014, previously published on April 30, 2014
Executive Summary: The Sixth Circuit recently held that a four day per week telecommuting arrangement could be a reasonable accommodation for a disabled employee, even though the employer determined, in its business judgment, that teleconferencing was an insufficient substitute for in-person work....

 

HTMLTennessee Employee Gun Owner Protection Amendment Voted Down
Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 6, 2014
Executive summary: On February 5, 2014, members of the Tennessee Senate voted down an amendment that would have created a specific employment protection for gun owners. The amendment sought to add a provision to the controversial "guns in trunks" law passed last year by the General...

 

HTMLNursing Home Settles Genetic Information Discrimination Lawsuit
Thomas H. Keim, Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2014, previously published on January 22, 2014
Executive Summary: On January 13, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") announced the former operator of a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Corning, New York had agreed to pay $370,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the EEOC alleging violations of the Genetic...

 

HTMLPregnancy-Blind Light Duty Policy Not Enough to Obtain Summary Judgment on Pregnancy Discrimination Claim in New Sixth Circuit Case
Louis P. Britt, Katie Parham; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2014, previously published on January 15, 2014
Executive Summary: The Sixth Circuit recently held that a certified nursing assistant (CNA) should be permitted to take her Pregnancy Discrimination Act claim to trial even though the employer terminated her based on its facially neutral policy that provided light duty work only for employees who...

 

HTMLThe Health Care Reform "Delay" - What It Means For 2014
Joshua J. Sudbury, Scott V. Wagner; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2013, previously published on August 2013
Executive Summary: In July 2013, the Obama Administration delayed implementation of the employer mandate, a major provision of the 2010 health care reform law, which applies to employers with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees. This delay did not impact other provisions of the...

 

HTMLFast Food Strikes Spread Across the Nation
Joshua J. Sudbury, Scott V. Wagner; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 3, 2013, previously published on August 2013
Executive Summary: Recently, unions and union-backed workers' centers have set their sights on employers in the restaurant industry, particularly those operating fast-food establishments. While the groups have touted higher wages and better benefits as the reason for their crusade, another...

 

HTMLTennessee Financial Institutions Should Be Aware of a Rise in ATM Accessibility Lawsuits
Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2013, previously published on August 15, 2013
Executive Summary: Banks and other financial institutions in Tennessee should take note of a recent string of lawsuits filed in Tennessee challenging the accessibility of automatic teller machines (ATMs). The lawsuits, which seek class certification, have been brought by a visually impaired...

 

HTMLTennessee Governor May Be Open to New Protections for Employee Gun Ownership
Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2013, previously published on August 13, 2013
Executive Summary: The Nashville Post recently reported that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam may be open to legislative efforts to include additional protections for employee gun owners in 2014.

 

HTMLWhen OSHA Comes to Dine It Doesn't Make Reservations
Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2013, previously published on July 29, 2013
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) establishes and enforces workplace safety regulations in several industries, including restaurants. Under the Obama administration, OSHA has undertaken several new enforcement initiatives that have a wide-ranging impact on employers in the...