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
Miller & Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Avenue Suite 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)785-8320
Immediate Past Chair
Gilbert Russell McWherter Scott...
341 Cool Springs Blvd., Suite 230
Franklin , TN 37067
(615)354-1144
Vice-Chair
Ford & Harrison LLP
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 2010
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)574-6707

MPD Officers Claim They Were Denied Promotions Due to Military Service

Three Memphis Police Department officers have filed a lawsuit against the city for not allowing them the opportunity to reschedule a promotional test that they missed due to their military service, the Commercial Appeal reports. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court Western Division and claims that about 20 officers experienced this problem. They are seeking an order to require the city to promote them or else offer a make-up test.
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Survey to Come on Performance of Workers' Comp Judges

The Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims will soon be conducting its annual judicial performance survey, Chief Judge Ken Switzer writes in the Court Blog. Each of the 12 judges will be listed individually for respondents to provide a rating on nine categories, ranging from the judge’s understanding of the case to their punctuality in conducting their hearings.

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