There are many events and activities that will be happening in the Knoxville area this upcoming weekend: the final Boomsday, a Cumberland Avenue Block Party, and many more people on the roads. The result is that special traffic enforcement efforts will be in place for the holiday weekend. According to the Knoxville Police Department, the…

Many workers’ compensation claimants in Kentucky have been receiving TTD awards for time periods when they were working light duty, effectively allowing them to double-dip by receiving both wages and TTD. A couple of weeks ago, the Supreme Court of Kentucky may have improved our current situation regarding TTD and light duty in Kentucky. In…

Confusion was the order of the day in Tennessee for nearly two years as gun-rights advocates and many employers grappled over whether employers could enforce policies banning weapons in company parking areas. A new law has removed this ambiguity. The Tennessee General Assembly first passed a bill in 2013 to allow employees a measure of…

The Fourth of July is a time when all-American classics take reign, but we ask you to kindly remember to keep safety first in between your hamburgers, hot dogs, cookouts and water activities. Take time to remember these important tips to keep you and your family safe and protected this holiday weekend. Remember that there…

According to the apprenticeship about page from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, an apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction under the supervision of a professional. A program that helps and trains workers to learn the different aspects of a highly skilled occupation. After completing an apprenticeship program,…

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