In 2016, North Carolina was in the national spotlight. Bruce Springsteen was canceling concerts. The NBA All-Star game was moved from Charlotte, and the NCAA and the ACC wouldn’t play their tournaments in the state. It was all because of the “bathroom bill,” also known as House Bill (HB) 2.
In contrast with other litigation, a case filed against an employer by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a very public affair. Typically, the EEOC will issue a press release when it files a new lawsuit identifying the employer and providing a summary of the alleged discriminatory conduct.
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia, recently held a trial court erred in dismissing a Facebook employee’s claim he was turned down for a promotion based on his race. The case demonstrates why promotion decisions should be made according to clear, written guidelines […]
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) temporarily stopped issuing right-to-sue notices on charges that had been filed. The pause was recently lifted, and the notices are coming out again.
With a rise in cloud-based technology comes a need for skilled tech workers, specifically in the areas of development and security.
Your company needs workers with specific skills, and you can’t find qualified job candidates. Why not take a different approach and develop a workforce, by partnering with a local college?
Supervisors might be tempted to retaliate against an employee who makes their job more difficult, such as an employee who complains of unsafe working conditions. Supervisory retaliation can lead to potential legal claims against your organization. Through training, you can help supervisors understand relevant federal and state laws, as well as the ramifications of violating […]
Today we are going to ask the simple question: how can we use social media tools effectively to support learning? Jane Bozarth, a speaker, author, and e-learning coordinator for the state of North Carlonia has a few answers.
My mother used to always tell me, “People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” I had no idea what it meant as a child, but growing up, I quickly realized the true meaning of this phrase. And the saying rings true for almost everyone, including Santa!
Question: I understand with the new FLSA regulations that “An employer may require an exempt employee to work more than 40 hours in a workweek without having to pay a premium for overtime hours.” Most of our employees are exempt, but currently we give them the option to be paid straight time for hours worked […]