November 05, 2012
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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.
Contact David, Valeria or Labor and Employment Practice Group Leader Kara Shea for additional details.