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
Waller Lansden Dortch Davis
PO Box 198966
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)244-6380
Immediate Past Chair
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Ave So Ste 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)251-5594

Section Chair Provides Details on Immigration Executive Order

In a newsletter today to members of the Immigration Law Section, chair Bruce Buchanan breaks down President Obama’s executive order on immigration, explaining six key provisions of the order. Then on Dec. 10, Buchanan and fellow Nashville lawyer Sean Lewis will present a one-hour webcast on the executive action and other changes in immigration policy. Learn more at TBA CLE.

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New Resource Helps Parents Navigate Workplace Laws

A Better Balance: The Work & Family Legal Center has released a new resource for parents and families trying to navigate workplace laws. The advocacy group this week unveiled babygate, an online resource that breaks down pregnancy and parenting laws in an easy-to-use, state-by-state guide. Among topics covered are whether pregnant women can be fired for morning sickness, what rights women have to workplace accommodations while pregnant and remedies for alleged discrimination. The organization also offers a free hotline offering information about workplace rights. In Tennessee, concerned parents can call (615) 915-2417.

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