How do the federal and Tennessee state systems of the government differ in their application of employment laws and what is one example of an employment protection provided by Tennessee state law, but not the federal system.
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Below, I have given you information and hints to get you started on your assignment! First, an interesting background note. Tennessee is an "employment at will" state. This means that an employer may legally hire, fire, suspend or discipline any employee at any time and for any reason - good or bad - or for no reason at all. However, an employer may not discriminate against any employee on the basis of the employee's race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, or disability. There are other exceptions to the rule: an employer may not terminate an employee who was called to serve in the military ...
This job reiterates major differences between Tennessee law and federal law.