The North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), along with the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, North Carolina Association of Educators, and North Carolina Troopers Association, have submitted an amicus brief to the N.C. Court of Appeals in Adkins v. Stanly County Board of Education. The brief argues that the school board violated the plaintiff’s
The North Carolina Life & Health Insurance Guaranty Association is a state agency that, as one of its dutites, provides a guarantee for an annuity bought by North Carolina residents. If the company that sells the annuity fails, then the Guaranty Association will take over paying the annuity up to a certain amount ($300,000 per
Here's the latest update on the Senate negotiations on EFCA. As expected, it comes down to figuring out what the moderate Democrats in the Senate will support. For more information of the various parts of the bill, see Narendra's paper on the NLRA and EFCA.
Narendra Ghosh spoke at the North Carolina Bar Association’s 2009 Fundamentals of Employment Law CLE, which was held in Greensboro. He was part of a duo presenting an overview of the National Labor Relations Act and the possible changes to it from the long-pending Employee Free Choice Act. Along with Tom Farr, he presented a
In Masood v. Erwin Oil Company, the Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Industrial Commission regarding the payment of interest on an award of medical benefits to the plaintiff. This is the second Court of Appeals decision in Mr Masood’s case, which began because he was denied workers’ compensation benefits after being shot
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-biological parents. He presented a paper, written along with Narendra Ghosh, entitled Custody Disputes Between
Michael Okun spoke at the 2008 Annual Conference of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC), which was held in Seattle. Mike’s talk was part of a session concerning the representation of state and local movements and their partner 501(c)(3) organizations. He presented a paper, written along with Narendra Ghosh, entitled A Brief Overview of the
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 along with Narendra Ghosh, titled How Can Unions Protect Injured Workers? Summary: This paper discusses some common