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Ninth Circuit Says Individual Managers Can Be Held Responsible for FLSA Violations, Regardless of Bankruptcy

In Boucher v. Shaw, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that individual managers/owners — in this case a hotel’s CEO, CFO, and labor/employment manager — may be held liable for unpaid wages, vacation, and holiday pay under the Fair… Read More
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4th Circuit Rules for Plaintiff in Title VII Case

In EEOC v. Central Wholesalers, Inc., the 4th Circuit reversed the district court’s grant of summary judgment to the employer. The court concluded that there was enough evidence for a jury to find that the plaintiff suffered from severe racial… Read More
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Today's Workers' Compensation Opinion by the NC Court of Appeals

Leggett v. AAA Cooper Transportation, Inc.: A workers’ compensation case can involve a separate personal injury case against a third party (not the employer) if the third party was responsible for the employee’s injury. When such personal… Read More
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Another Serious Labor Violation

The Fourth Circuit affirms the granting of some injunctive relief to remedy, after much delay, very serious labor violations by a mining company in NLRB v. Pharmacy high fresno and there are kamagra gold forum some new australianedmeds stuff out, it… Read More
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Today's Workers' Compensation Opinion by the NC Supreme Court

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Today's Workers' Compensation and Employment Decisions by the NC Court of Appeals

In Panos v. Timco Engine Center, the court considered the applicability of the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act (NCWHA) to an employee who works outside of North Carolina. Plaintiff had brought an action based on the company’s failure to pay se… Read More
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Fourth Circuit Finds for Plaintiff in FLSA Overtime Case

In Desmond v. PNGI Charles Town Gaming, the Fourth Circuit reversed the trial court, concluding instead that the plaintiff was not exempt from being paid overtime as an administrative employee. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), one of the &#… Read More
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Burton Speaks at NCBA CLE on Sex, Family, and the Constitution

Burton Craige spoke at a North Carolina Bar Association CLE on Sex, Family, and the Constitution, which was put together by the NCBA Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities and Family Law Sections. He spoke on the topic of child custody by non-b… Read More
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Jonathan Harkavy Presents 2007-08 Annual Supreme Court Review of Employment Law Cases

At the 24th Annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law CLE held in Asheville, Jonathan Harkavy presented his 2007-08 annual review of the Supreme Court’s employment law cases. His paper is entitled Supreme Court of the United Sta… Read More
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2008 AFL-CIO LCC Conference Session on Protecting Injured Workers

Valerie Johnson spoke at the 2008 Annual Conference of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC), which was held in Seattle. Valerie’s talk was part of a session concerning health and safety for workers. She presented a paper, written al… Read More
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