Archive for the ‘Employment’ Category

  • Construction Safety Week

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    It’s Construction Safety Week! Safety Week’s mission: Thank workers for supporting safety and recognize their efforts to be injury free Increase awareness of the importance of being committed to safety, every day Encourage everyone to share best practices and to...

  • Independent Contractor Final Rule Delayed by DOL

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    In January 2021, the Independent Contractor Rule (Independent Contractor Rule or January 2021 Rule) was created to clarify who is an independent contractor versus an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Per the Department of Labor (DOL), “An...

  • CDC’s COVID-19 Response Plan

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a response plan for employees and employers who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, as well as, a plan going forward to prevent the possibility of spreading the coronavirus in the...

  • Educators and COVID-19 Vaccine

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    With a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine, everyone in North Carolina has been assigned to particular groups depending on profession, age and at-risk level. Groups 1 and 2 are in the process of being vaccinated and on February 24th...

  • UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Carolina PROSPER Program

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    Do you need specific and helpful guidelines for the transition back into the office? Checkout UNC Gillings School of Global Public’s Carolina PROSPER Program by clicking here. They provide free webinars and education for employers outlining how to transition their...

  • Tax Credit Extended, FFCRA Expired

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    The FFCRA’s paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave requirements expired on Dec. 31, 2020.  “The Wage and Hour Division is attuned to the critical need for American workers and employers to understand this relief program as they...

  • 2021 Business Trends

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    The pandemic has caused many businesses, especially small ones, to rethink their business structure, and have forced them to change with the times. Successful businesses in 2020 discovered a few different tactics that will most likely keep their businesses growing...

  • Keep Employees Safe As Temperatures Drop

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    New season, new problems. Winter has arrived and with the possibility of snow on the horizon it’s smart for employers to refresh their employees on safety rules. Work hazards are common all year long and winter is no exception. Make...

  • Anderson Jones Attorneys Named North Carolina 2021 Super Lawyers

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    Todd Jones, managing partner at Anderson Jones, PLLC has announced that attorneys Christine F. Mayhew and Lindsey E. Powell have been named North Carolina 2021 Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in North...

  • Are Your Employees Returning to the Office? CDC Issues Guidance for Workplaces

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    If your business is returning employees to the business location, CDC has issued guidelines on how to plan, prepare and respond for your office. These guidelines will help with reducing or preventing transmission of COVID-19. Information has been posted for...