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Release language hazards and how to fix them
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • June 17 2014

The EEOC has been challenging the legality of releases, attacking certain language that some employers consider standard. The EEOC responds that it


Recent Tennessee legislation affecting the construction industry
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

Earlier this year, the 108th General Assembly of Tennessee passed several bills of interest to owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects and


Disagree with a Size Standard? File a Protest!
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

On October 7, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a proposed rule in response to recent legislation authorizing the Office of


Tenet Healthcare Settles FCA and AKS Allegations for $513 Million
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • October 18 2016

Texas-based hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corporation and two of its Atlanta-area hospitals, Atlanta Medical Center and North Fulton Hospital, have


Learning from bid protests: with late proposals, Government caused delays only matter at agency location
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • October 13 2014

The general rule regarding late proposals is that offerors are responsible for ensuring that their proposals reach the designated location by the


What makes a volunteer? Sixth Circuit clarifies test for determining employment status of volunteers
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

Volunteerism is good and should be encouraged by employers. However, with its use come concerns that the persons engaged in the labor may not actually


Massachusetts becomes the third state to require paid sick days
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

Voters in Massachusetts have approved a statewide law mandating employers with at least 11 employees provide those employees with up to 40 hours of


Community banks win concessions in the Federal Reserve’s final Basel III package
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 2 2013

On July 2, 2013, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors approved long-awaited final rules implementing the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's


DEAR Department of Energy M&O Contractors: The FAR Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Requirements Apply To You, Too
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

The Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed an amendment to the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) that, among other changes


Fifth Circuit rules Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation provision is only available for whistleblowers who report to the SEC
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 20 2013

As we have noted in previous alerts dated July 22, 2010, November 11, 2010 and November 30, 2011, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer