Archive for the ‘NC Laws’ Category

  • 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...

  • IRS Updates PPP Loan Information

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    Last week the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance regarding loans under the Paycheck Protection Program.  This will allow deductions for the payments of eligible expenses when such payments would result (or be expected to...

  • Can Employers Require Employees to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

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    Now that many states are getting the first round of COVID-19 vaccines, many questions are being asked about this controversial topic. A big one is, “Can employers require their employees to the get this vaccine?” The answer is yes, an...

  • NC Bill Revising Chapter 47C Becomes Law

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    By: Felicia Haigh, Attorney at Law   On June 30, 2020, NC Session Law 2020-52 titled “An Act to Make Various Changes to the Statutes Governing Condominiums and Condominium Associations” was signed into law enacting numerous revisions to Chapter 47C...

  • Nursing Mothers in the Workplace

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    Did you know, that more than 80% of new mothers in the U.S. begin breastfeeding and more than half of new mothers are in the workforce? In consequence it is required by federal law for businesses to allow a break...