Greensboro Legal Blog
On August 16, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law and allocated $80 billion to fund the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over the next 10 years. Here’s more information about the impact and ramifications to you and where to find help.
On July 12, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made updates to its COVID-19 FAQs. They also issued updated guidance regarding permissible testing, workplace screening, and return to work policies for employers.
California became the first state to prohibit discrimination based on a person’s ethnic hair texture or choice of ethnic hairstyle in July 2019. By passing what is now referred to as “The Crown Act,” California followed the unprecedented lead of New York City, in banning natural hair discrimination against braids, cornrows, dreadlocks, Afros, and twists.
Over the past couple of years, there have been a handful of decisions significantly impacting the liabilities involved in a construction project. Staying apprised of the ongoing developments in construction law is a necessity.
Per N.C.G.S.A. § 95-25.12, no employer is obligated to provide paid vacation, but for obvious reasons, it is a hot topic in employee recruitment and retention. The difficulty employers can find themselves in after deciding on a vacation policy is in ensuring that they have been thorough enough to cover all of their bases.
Recent Department of Health and Human Services guidance affirmed and encouraged telehealth care beyond the current Public Health Emergency by laying out some key HIPAA security considerations.
Website accessibility continues to be a hot-ticket litigation issue with over 2,000 lawsuits filed in federal court since 2018. Why? There is little guidance in this area which often leaves businesses in the dark.
If you are a possible renter, it would be advantageous to familiarize yourself with North Carolina’s Landlord and Tenant laws found in Chapter 42 of the North Carolina General Statutes. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some basics.
The North Carolina Commission on Business Laws and the Economy was established in 1994 by executive order. The Commission was tasked with recommending changes to statutes and regulations in NC to provide an environment that would attract businesses to locate here.
HIPAA enforcement actions were not enforced during 2020 and lower enforcement for 2021 but the Office of Civil Rights is gearing back up so make sure your staff is educated and following procedures.