Labor and Employment Law Section

The section focuses on all traditional labor relations issues and matters arising in individual employment rights. A continuing legal education seminar on employment law issues is sponsored annually by the section, as is a regular newsletter.

Chair
Ford & Harrison LLP
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 2010
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)574-6707
Immediate Past Chair
Miller & Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Avenue Suite 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)785-8320

15-Hour Annual Review CLE Set for Knoxville

On Aug. 25, a special Tennessee Bar Association CLE will provide 15 hours of combined live and online continuing legal education. Attend for seven live hours and receive an additional eight online credits to complete at your convenience. Topics for the live portion include cyber security, real estate, unemployment compensation, probate and more.

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DOJ: Job Bias Law Does Not Cover Sexual Orientation

The U.S. Justice Department has filed an amicus brief with a federal appeals court explaining that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not protect workers from employment bias based on sexual orientation, the ABA Journal reports. The brief, filed with the en banc 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, goes against the position of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Obama administration’s Justice Department. 

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