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North Carolina Worker Misclassification Law Takes Effect December 31
In late 2008, Smyth-Riding noticed that she could no longer access the company's salary and bonus database, and in early 2009, she received a pay raise.
United States
14 Dec 2017
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Federal Appeals Court Rules Sexual Orientation Is Protected Class
In a significant decision that expands the rights of employees, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled on April 4, 2017 that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination ...
United States
11 Apr 2017
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Medical Group Practice Can Once Again Employ PT's And PTA's
In December 2016, the South Carolina Supreme Court denied a petition for re-hearing, resolving a long standing dispute and allowing medical practices to employ directly PTs and PTAs.
United States
18 Jan 2017
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Employees Can Bring State Law Claims For Wrongful Termination Pursuant To The Equal Employment Practices Act
On July 18, 2016, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law a bill that restores the right of employees to bring wrongful discharge claims for employment discrimination based on the public policy stated in the N.C. Equal Employment Practices Act.
United States
20 Jul 2016
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Labor Day Hot Topics
In the spirit of the day, we thought it fitting to reflect on the three, hot topics that have been dominating the labor and employment news this summer, and which are certain to impact employers and employees in 2016.
United States
11 Sep 2015
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Obligation To Enforce Arbitration Under FAA Policy Trumps Motion To Prevent Enforcement Of "Clearly Void" Non-Competition Agreement
The case was initiated by one corporate (Morning Star Associates, Inc.) and three individual franchisees (collectively "MSA") against their franchisor, Unishippers, following the termination of three franchise agreements.
United States
4 Jun 2015
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The Sixth Circuit Vindicates The Fourth And Eleventh
The en banc Sixth Circuit reaffirmed what the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits knew all along.
United States
17 Mar 2015
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Time Spent In Mandatory Security Screening At The End Of A Workday Is Not Compensable
The United States Supreme Court issued an interesting decision last month on whether employees who are required to undergo security screening after their work was done should be paid for that time.
United States
28 Jan 2015
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Maryland Court Of Appeals Holds That Inclusion Of Permissive "Termination For Cause" Provisions Negates Presumption Of At-Will Employment And Creates "Continuous For-Cause" Contract
In a recent decision, Spacesaver Systems, Inc. v. Adam, the Maryland Court of Appeals was "asked to re-examine the contours of the firmly established doctrine of at-will employment."
United States
16 Oct 2014
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District Court In Fourth Circuit Rejects Extension Of Amara-Like Remedies To Benefit Cases
The Honorable Martin Reidinger, sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, declined Plaintiff's invitation to extend the applicability of Cigna v. Amara, 131 S. Ct. 1866 (2011), to ERISA benefit cases.
United States
21 Aug 2014
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