2019 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer and Employee
Chapter 1 - Employment Relationship and Practices
Part 5 - Healthy Workplace Act
§ 50-1-504. Immunity of employer when policy adopted -- Cause of action against employer not created.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 50-1-504 (2019)
  • (a) Notwithstanding § 29-20-205, if an employer adopts the model policy created by TACIR pursuant to § 50-1-503(a) or adopts a policy that conforms to the requirements set out in § 50-1-503(b), then the employer is immune from suit for any employee's abusive conduct that results in negligent or intentional infliction of mental anguish. Nothing in this section limits the personal liability of an employee for any abusive conduct in the workplace.

  • (b) Nothing in this section creates a cause of action against an employer who does not adopt the model policy created by TACIR pursuant to § 50-1-503(a) or adopt a policy conforming to the requirements set out in § 50-1-503(b).

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