EEOC and COVID-19 Antibody Tests

On June 17, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that employers may not require employees to take a test to detect COVID-19 antibodies because it would be a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)1. According to this...

Remote Office Protocol

My employees are working from home. What can we do to protect ourselves from data breaches? There are some ways employers can make sure to limit their liability with employees working from home. First is to make sure laptops are provided, whether they be business or...

Who’s getting sued over the coronavirus?

It was bound to happen. Someone was bound to file a lawsuit over someone else’s response to the coronavirus or COVID-19. The American Airlines pilots’ union sued the carrier in order to get it to stop serving China during the outbreak. Meanwhile, the city of Costa...

Take steps to avoid wage and hour lawsuits

Businesses place themselves at risk for lawsuits when they categorize or pay employees incorrectly. Even if you make these violations in error rather than purposefully, your company could receive significant fines. These strategies can help North Carolina businesses...