Employment Law Conference for Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management Music City Center, Nashville, TN 10/17/2014 7:00:00 AM Butler Snow's Kara Shea is on of the presenters at the upcoming Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management's 2014 Mid-South Employment law Conference. With the goal of educating and informing members of SHRM about newly enacted and potential legislation, the conference will be held at the Music City Center at 201 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203. For more information or to register for the conference, visit MTSHRM's website
Retaliatory Discharge in Tennessee: 2014 Law and Other New Developments Webinar 9/16/2014 2:00:00 PM
Butler Snow attorneys David L. Johnson and Valeria Gomez will present Retaliatory Discharge in Tennessee: 2014 Law and Other New Developments in an upcoming webinar. Details are below:
On July 1, a new law took effect that impacts retaliatory
discharge in Tennessee. Retaliatory discharge occurs when an employee is
fired or punished for engaging in activities that are protected by law.
The new law imposes a cap on compensatory damages aggrieved employees can
recover under all three statutes -- the Tennessee Human Rights Act, the
Tennessee Public Protection Act, and the Tennessee Disability Act -- for future
monetary losses, emotional pain and suffering, inconvenience, mental anguish,
loss of enjoyment of life, and other nonmonetary losses. The new law also
affects whistleblower lawsuits by eliminating the separate common law claim for
At this interactive webinar, your presenters will explain the legislature’s
most recent changes as well as other new developments that impact retaliatory
discharge in Tennessee. Don't miss out on this must-attend event for both
Tennessee attorneys and employers.
Tennessee legislation impacting the common law retaliatory discharge cause
of action and claims under the Tennessee Public Protection Act
elements to establish a retaliatory discharge cause of action
Tennessee case law developments, including what courts recognize to
implicate an important public policy interest so as to be actionable
current status of summary judgment practice applicable to retaliatory
for companies to minimize the risk of defending a retaliatory discharge
Contact David, Valeria or Labor and Employment Practice Group Leader Kara Shea for additional details.