Author: Heather M. Collins

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The Trenches of Employment Law

To those who have been treated badly, sometimes cruelly so, by an employer (or possibly a former employer), the concept of “employment law” evokes images of being in the trenches—that is, dealing with hostile conditions and constant fighting.

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Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The new legislation offers a much-needed update to the TN Human Rights Act and will protect working women in our state from being fired or demoted simply because they are pregnant. While it won’t protect all pregnant workers, it’s a start!

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Facemasks in the Workplace

A recent news story has reported on employers who are requiring their employees to wear facemasks at work. This post discusses whether or not this is legal, and what employees’ rights are in this situation.

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