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Yardley v. Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC, No. M2014-01723-SC-R23-CV (Aug. 21, 2015)

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Tennessee Supreme Court Throws Out Applicant's Workers' Compensation Retaliation Claim Against Prospective Employer

FordHarrison LLP • August 28, 2015
Executive Summary: On August 21, 2015, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that a job applicant does not have a cause of action under the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Act (TWCA) against a prospective employer for failure to hire based on the applicant's workers' compensation claim against a previous employer. Yardley v. Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC.

Job Applicant Cannot Sue for Failure to Hire under Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 27, 2015
Ruling on a question of law from a federal district court, the Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that a job applicant has no cause of action against a prospective employer in Tennessee if the prospective employer failed to hire the job applicant because the applicant had filed, or is likely to file, a workers’ compensation claim against a previous employer. Yardley v. Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC, No. M2014-01723-SC-R23-CV (Aug. 21, 2015).