Archive for the ‘Employment’ Category

  • Untimely Workers Comp Claim Revived by Appellate Fact Finding

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    By: Matthew P. Blake, Attorney at Law   In Cunningham v. Goodyear, (10/6/2020) the majority of a split Court of Appeals panel made jurisdictional findings that treatment provided by the employer in 2017 was related to a 2014 injury.  This...

  • Is Hazard Pay Required of Employers?

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    As many businesses reopen, some employers are considering hazard pay to the employees that are most at risk of exposure to COVID-19. The US Department of Labor (DOL) states that hazard pay for employees who work through a pandemic is...

  • USGA Selects Pinehurst For Expansion

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    On Wednesday, September 9, 2020,  the U.S. Golf Association (USGA) declared it will build “Golf House Pinehurst” in Pinehurst, NC which is well known by local and global golf enthusiasts. The new project details include: Hosting four U.S. Open tournaments...

  • 2020 Triangle Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Award

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      Earlier this week Triangle Business Journal (TBJ) announced that Anderson Jones, PLLC has been selected as a 2020 Best Places to Work award recipient! We are very excited to receive this news!! Click here to read full article. TBJ...

  • Safe + Sound Week 2020

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      August 10-16, 2020 is Safe + Sound Week! This annual event helps promote and recognize safe and healthy workplaces and programs. Click here to read how you can become involved!      

  • The Benefits of Mentorship and the Construction Industry

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    Did you know there is a difference between internships and mentorships? Internships and apprenticeships are specifically for teaching a trade, where as mentoring is to allow employees (mentees) learn from experienced leaders (mentors), discuss career goals in a safe space,...

  • 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...

  • Keep Employees Safe in the Heat

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    The summer heat is on! Heat Safety awareness is emphasized even more during the summer months to all businesses with employees working in extremely warm conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created some tips on how to...

  • 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...