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Employment Law Update: Wages and Water: What Do We Do?

With the recent rain storms that have blanketed the Carolinas and the resulting road damage and closures, this a good time for employers to review their inclement weather policies and to make sure they properly compensate all…more
| Labor & Employment Law

NC Legislative Update for October 2015

This Week - The North Carolina General Assembly has finally ADJOURNED! And they did so just after 4:00 in the morning on Wednesday September 30th, 2015. The close of the nine-month long 2015 session was met with a round of…more
| Agriculture, Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Health, Taxation

Health Care Arbitration Agreements: Five Ways to Improve Enforceability

Common law judicial doctrines in almost every state discourage and restrict arbitration agreements covering personal injury or death claims. This is particularly true regarding admission contracts to nursing homes or…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Personal Injury

NC Legislative Update for September 2015 #3

This Week - After passing the State’s biennial budget into law last week, the legislature turned its focus towards adjournment. The Senate unveiled an adjournment resolution which would adjourn the session on Tuesday,…more
| Agriculture, Elections & Politics, Environmental Law, Health, Taxation

Deficiency Judgment Cases In North Carolina Just Got A Lot More Complex: CentsAbility: Creditors' Rights Law Update

A question that continually arose during the foreclosure deficiency actions that were spurred by the recent “Great Recession,” was whether or not a guarantor on a loan could raise the “defense” offered in N.C. Gen. Stat. §…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Countdown to TRID Implementation: Blog: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The effective date for implementation of the “TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure” rule, or “TRID” for short, is just around the corner – October 3rd. Originally the effective date was August 1st but that date was extended by the…more
| Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

NC Legislative Update for September 2015 #2

This Week - The sole focus for both chambers this week was the budget. Last weekend, budget writers from the two chambers remained in Raleigh over the Labor Day weekend to continue negotiations. Significant progress was…more
| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking, Taxation

Fourth Circuit Rejects "Manager Rule" Exception in Title VII Retaliation Cases

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 not only prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, and national origin, but also prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose unlawful discrimination or…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

NC Legislative Update for September 2015

This Week - There was little action taking place in public this week at the North Carolina General Assembly. Both chambers kept relatively sparse calendars and neither chamber held any Committee meetings. The low activity…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Taxation

EARL e-news: Update 2 on WOTUS: Updates on Environmental, Administrative and Regulatory Law

The federal district judge in North Dakota who granted an injunction to thirteen states for changes to the scope of the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act has refused to expand his injunction nationwide. EPA has stated that it…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Environmental Law

NC Legislative Update for August 2015 #4

This Week - Lawmakers passed the third Continuing Resolution (CR) of the session, House Bill 18. The temporary spending measure will keep government functioning until September 18th, while budget negotiators attempt to…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Transportation

EARL e-News: Update on New Clean Water Act Rule - Updates on Environmental, Administrative and Regulatory Law

On August 27, 2015, a federal District Court Judge in North Dakota issued a preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of the newly promulgated “Waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS) (one day before the rule was to take…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Environmental Law

NC Legislative Update for August 2015 #3

This Week - Amid the budget deliberations, the General Assembly took time Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the war World War II. Senate Joint Resolution 720, passed by both the House and the Senate,…more
| Education, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation, Transportation

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's case against Citibank for violations relating to credit card add-on products

Today we’re taking a look at the CFPB’s recent enforcement case against Citibank, N.A. (“Citibank”) and two of Citibank’s subsidiaries, Department Stores National Bank (“DSNB”) and Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. (USA) (“CCSI…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Fourth Circuit Adopts the Joint Employer Test for Title VII Claims

Who's The Boss? - In Butler v. Drive Auto. Indus. of Am., Inc., the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which has jurisdiction over North and South Carolina) joined the majority of federal appellate courts in holding that…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
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