The Inflation Reduction Act 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act 2022

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. With the new funding, the IRS announced plans to hire an estimated 87,000 new employees over the same...
The Crown Act

The Crown Act

In 2019, the results of a study conducted by Dove concluded that Black women were disproportionately affected by workplace hairstyling policies and procedures. Survey results revealed that Black women were 50 percent more likely than their non-Black colleagues to be...
How to Handle Employee Vacation Policies

How to Handle Employee Vacation Policies

Employers face many decisions when structuring their business’ policies and procedures. These can range from dispute resolution to performance tracking, but prominent among these are policies about the accrual and use of paid vacation time. Per N.C.G.S.A. § 95-25.12,...
DOJ Website Accessibility Guidance

DOJ Website Accessibility Guidance

In March of 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) published new guidance on website accessibility for businesses. But many are concerned as to whether the new guidance provides clarity or even more confusion relating to accessibility standards. Website accessibility...