Archive for the ‘Employment’ Category

  • FMLA and Mental Health

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    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the...

  • National Teacher Appreciation Day!

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    Not only is it National Teacher Appreciation Day, it is also National Teacher Appreciation Week! At Anderson Jones, we appreciate and recognize all of the contributions that teachers make every day to the education of our children. Thank you so...

  • 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...

  • Anderson Jones Attorneys Named North Carolina 2022 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 2022 Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in...

  • Business North Carolina Magazine Names Four Anderson Jones Attorneys to 2022 Legal Elite

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    Anderson Jones, PLLC is pleased to announce that four attorneys from the firm have been named 2022 Business Legal Elite.  For this award, Legal Elite honors the top lawyers in the state who are nominated and voted on by more...

  • OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

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    Today, November 4, 2021, OSHA’s new Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing was officially filed in the Office of the Federal Register and is effective immediately. The ETS on Vaccination and Testing requires businesses with 100 or more employees...

  • Path Out of the Pandemic: President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan

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    Last month, the White House issued Path Out of the Pandemic: President Biden's COVID-19 Action Plan. The Plan outlines a six-pronged approach, portions of which will enforce new obligations on employers across the country. Per the White House, “This plan...

  • Employers, Employees and Vaccination Status

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    COVID-19 is still a hot topic in the world today, and many employers are now facing decisions regarding their employees’ vaccination status. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers tips on how to deal with this complicated and personal...

  • Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses on the Job Site

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    It’s HOT HOT HOT! As the heat continues this summer, outside workers and some indoor workers need to remain extremely cautious. Heat illnesses are very common especially this time of the year, but can be avoidable. According to the Steel...

  • Equality vs Equity in the Construction Industry

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    “A lot of people get equality and equity confused,” Brad Lewis, corporate director of supplier diversity at Hensel Phelps says. “Equality is giving people access to the same resources; equity is ensuring that each person has access to achieving goals.” Using diversity,...