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May 12, 2020

New Threat on the Horizon for Employers Regarding COVID-19 and Workers Comp

Ever since the world was introduced earlier this year to COVID-19, questions have been raised in legal circles regarding whether employee exposure to the virus could lead to a viable…

April 28, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Continues to Expand

As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was enacted on March 18, 2020. Division D of the FFCRA is…

March 25, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: A Guide for Employers

As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, P.L. 116-127 (the “FFCRA”) was enacted on March 18, 2020. Its effective date…

January 13, 2020

Shifting Sands Continue to Define Traditional Definitions of the Employment Relationship

On January 12, 2020, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor announced a final rule which serves to revise regulations issued…

January 10, 2020

NLRB’s 2020 Vision is More Employer-Friendly

With the beginning of a new decade comes further evidence of the National Labor Relations Board’s resolve to roll back prohibitive rulings issued during the Obama era. On December 16,…

October 30, 2019

Employers, Beware! United States Senate Introduces Bill to Limit Enforceability of Covenants Not to Compete

Effectively drafted restrictive covenants are valuable tools employers can utilize to protect their proprietary interests. Covenants not to compete and covenants not to solicit an employer’s clients or employees are…

August 30, 2019

Recent Developments in the United States Department of Labor

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, President Trump formally nominated Eugene Scalia to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Labor. The Department of Labor…

July 9, 2019

HR Working Overtime in Response to the #MeToo Movement

In the midst of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, in October of 2017, actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter and encouraged any woman…

June 4, 2019

Supreme Court Set to Tackle Potential Expansion of Title VII Protections

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin. While the

December 14, 2018

Department of Labor Seeks Input In Establishing Prevailing Wage Rates For Federal Construction Projects

For federal contractors in North Carolina…now is your opportunity to provide input regarding prevailing wage rates under the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA).  The DBA governs contractors and subcontractors who perform work…

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