Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

  • Duke Energy Begins Construction on NC Solar Facilities

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    On July 27th, Duke Energy stated that it has begun construction on two major solar projects in North Carolina, and are scheduled to be finished by the end of 2020. The 69-megawatt (MW) Maiden Creek Solar Facility located on Didley...

  • Is COVID-19 Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

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    After months of remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both employers and employees are considering the difficult decision of whether to discontinue their practice of working from home.   One question our clients ask is whether workers' compensation insurance would...

  • Americans with Disabilities Act 30th Anniversary

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    Sunday, July 26th is deemed as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Anniversary. The ADA will be celebrating 30 years of progress in access and inclusion.  The ADA is a civil rights law created in 1990 that prohibits discrimination against...

  • Tips for Staying Prepared During the Hurricane Season 2020

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    Hurricane season on the East Coast typically begins June through the end of November, and peaks between August and October. According to forecasters’ predictions this year will be very active, so ensuring your business and employees are prepared is essential....

  • New Deadline for PPP Applications

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    As of Monday, July 6, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has reopened and extended it’s deadline. The PPP will continue to accept applications until Saturday, August, 8, 2020. Click here to read more about the PPP loan from the...

  • Will NC House Bill 244 Make E-Verify Mandatory?

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      Since July 1, 2013, all private employers with 25 or more employees in North Carolina have been required to use E-Verify to verify the work authorization of all newly hired employees. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 64-26(a) (2019). Effective October...

  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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    Diversity and inclusion in the workplace is still a work in progress. The Harvard Business Review recently highlighted five action steps companies can take to help workplaces become more diverse. 1)    Collect, Count and Compare; 2)    Deploy Alternative Complaint Systems;...

  • Safety Strategies and Tools to Attract Future Construction Workers

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    The construction industry still needs to fill many jobs. With advancements in construction safety technology, and companies taking a different approach to interacting with their workers, there is hope to fill the gap. Construction wearables and Lean Construction are just...

  • Can an Employee Legally Refuse to Work Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic?

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    The current COVID-19 pandemic is affecting nearly every aspect of life in America and across the globe. Unsurprisingly, this has a major impact on the workplace and raises many new legal issues with respect to the rights and obligations between...

  • Basic Information Concerning LLC’s

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    Are you starting a business, but not sure what type of business entity is best for you? Click here to learn more about a common business structure, a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Do you still have questions regarding your startup? Anderson...