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HTMLTennessee Legislature Adds Employee Privacy Protections to "Internet Accounts"
Joshua J. Sudbury; Ford & Harrison LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014
Executive Summary: Accessing information about employees and applicants via their social media accounts just got a bit more complicated in Tennessee. This past legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the "Employee Online Privacy Act of 2014" aimed at protecting...

 

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...