Tag: Tennessee

Employer Non-Disclosure Clauses On May 15, 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed legislation (H.B. 2613) prohibiting private and public employers from requiring an employee or applicant to execute or renew a nondisclosure agreement with respect to sexual harassment in the workplace as a condition of employment. Any employee injured as a result of a violation…

Workers’ Compensation and Agricultural Employers On April 2, 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed legislation (S.B. 2141) permitting employers of farm or agricultural laborers to purchase a workers’ compensation insurance policy, but then cancel or not renew the policy and provide notice to the employees of coverage termination. The law became effective April 2, 2018….

Question: A Tennessee-based employee was just placed on bed rest during her pregnancy. How will this impact her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave duration of 12 weeks? What if the child has additional medical needs after the birth? Answer: If the employee has no other leave time available, it will be up to the…