The law giving handgun carry-permit holders the right to transport and store firearms and/or ammunition in their vehicles parked in an employer’s parking lot goes into effect July 1, 2013. With the enforcement deadline at...more
On March 14, 2013, Tennessee Governor Haslam signed the so-called “Guns in Trunks” law, which will go into effect July 1, 2013. The new law, which will be codified as T.C.A § 39-17-1313, states that handgun-carry permit...more
Originally published in the Tennessee Employment Law Letter on February 28, 2013.
On Thursday, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed a bill permitting handgun carry permit holders to store firearms and...more
Do you use a third party service to conduct background checks on job applicants or employees? If yes, then you should take note of new forms which employers are required to use for this purpose, effective January 1, 2013. ...more
Employers who rely on exempt classifications to avoid paying overtime—and particularly employers in the banking and financial services industries—should take in interest in a recent ruling affirming the exempt status of a...more