Tennessee is an employer friendly state. For example, under certain circumstances, an employer may have an English-only policy. In addition, an employer has immunity for good faith references it might give a former or current employee.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Tennessee.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Updated to include non-employee payments within the types of payments subject to garnishment withholding, effective September 1, 2016.
Updated to include notice-posting requirements under amendments to unemployment insurance law, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect amendments to data breach security law, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect amendments to the data breach notification law, effective July 1, 2016.
Updated guidance to reflect developments on civil liability of property owners and managers for claims that may arise from failing to prohibit firearms, effective July 1, 2016.
HR departments should get ready now to comply with a wide variety of employment law requirements that are changing on July 1. Depending on the employer's presence in various jurisdictions, a number of workplace practices may be affected by legislative changes, ranging from employment contracts to payroll.
Updated to reflect the forthcoming requirement for the state to adopt federal OSHA's final rule requiring employers to electronically report injury and illness data.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Tennessee employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.