Archive for the ‘NC Laws’ Category

  • Form I-9 Flexibilities Extended

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    Form I-9 is the Employment Eligibility Verification form by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This form is verification of the identity and employment authorization of each new employee (both citizen and noncitizen) hired...

  • North Carolina General Assembly Creates New Lien Waiver Protections for Contractors

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    By: Lindsey E. Powell, Attorney at Law North Carolina statutes have long prohibited pre-construction waivers of lien rights. “[A]n agreement to waive the right to file a claim of lien on real property . . . or . . ....

  • 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...

  • Legislation Alert – NC House Bill 783

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    By: Felicia Haigh, Attorney at Law North Carolina House Bill 783 (“HB 783”), which passed unanimously in the NC House of Representatives, was referred to the Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate earlier this summer.  The bill revises...

  • Recent NC Court of Appeals Decision – Collateral Source Rule

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    By: Felicia Haigh, Attorney at Law On March 16, 2021, the NC Court of Appeals, issued a unanimous decision in a case of first impression, in Caroline-A-Contracting, LLC v. J. Scott Campbell Constr. Co., Inc., affirming the trial court’s decision...

  • Anderson Jones Attorneys Published in NC Bar Association’s Construction Law Deskbook (8th Edition)

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    Anderson Jones, PLLC attorneys Lindsey Powell, Matthew Blake, Felicia Haigh and Christine Mayhew co-authored the “Employment, Immigration, & Labor Issues Facing the Construction Industry” Section of the recently published Eighth Edition (2021) of the North Carolina Construction Law Deskbook which...

  • 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...

  • Proposed North Carolina Senate Bill 31 Revision: Political Subdivisions/Local Bidders Notice

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      By: Felicia Haigh, Attorney at Law Earlier this month, Senate Bill 31 was filed in the North Carolina Senate.  The bill seeks to revise N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129, regarding the procedure for letting of public contracts.  The most...

  • 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...

  • Anderson Jones Attorney Todd Jones Featured in Roofing Magazine

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    Roofing Magazine featured Anderson Jones Attorney Todd Jones in a recent issue. In this publication, Todd explains the collaborative law process, and the many benefits (e.g. efficiency, personal control, flexibility, privacy, opportunity, etc.) it allows for both parties when resolving...