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NFL Protests: Freedom of Speech in the Workplace?

Few issues have generated more debate than the recent protests by NFL players. It appears that many people believe the players’ actions are protected by the First Amendment and they are ...
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Sex, Lies, and Settlements

Harvey Weinstein is an American film producer and former film studio executive. He was the co-founder of Miramax, which produced several popular independent films including Pulp Fiction, Clerks, The ...
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Employment Contracts: What are You Really Agreeing to?

Millions of workers have signed an Employment Agreement. If you have signed one, did you read it? Do you really know what you have agreed to? A recent study by the Economic Policy Institute found that ...
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Do Not Let a Lack of Communication Bar Your ADA Claim

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees in the workplace. When a reasonable accommodation can be made, it should be applied to any ...
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Can Employees Waive FMLA Rights Without Court Approval?

The answer to this question depends on your Federal Circuit’s interpretation of the word “prospective.” In 2009, the Department of Labor amended a regulation to specifically prohibit ...
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Do Not Let Social Media Impact Your Employment

Unless you live in Montana, your employment is probably “at-will.” This means your employer could terminate you for virtually any reason, if it is not discriminatory. Those reasons could ...
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Nashville Removes Salary History Section from Job Applications

Mayor Megan Berry announced Friday that Nashville has removed the Salary History Sections from all Metro Nashville Job Applications. The new applications process took effect on July 1 st but Mayor ...
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Is An Employee Eligible for FMLA After a Natural Disaster?

Within mere weeks, the US will endure multiple historic natural disasters. Hurricane Harvey devastates parts of Texas at the end of August and Hurricane Irma is already bearing down on Florida. Each ...
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Nashville's Version of the Employment Contact, featuring Kesha

Everyone knows Nashville is music city. Our country music scene is world famous and the expansion into other genres has been dramatic. We not only have the artists but the industry to back them up. ...
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Don't Wait to File your EEOC Complaint!

Did you know that an employee only has 180 calendar days (approximately 6 Months) to file a complaint with the EEOC? The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces Federal laws ...
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Nashville Takes the Lead with Paid Family Leave

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Should I Accept A Severance Package?

Losing your job is a traumatic experience. Dealing with the situation often requires making quick and difficult decisions. One of the first decision many people must make is, whether or not to accept ...
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