Are Your Background Checks Putting Your Company At Risk?

Keeping up to date with today's changing business climate is essential to maintaining a productive and competitive business. Likewise, understanding employment laws and regulations is imperative to keeping your company from violating regulatory rules and from being exposed to costly litigation. Know the Law General FCRA/Title VII Requirements for Criminal Checks state Provide all appropriate [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:42:43-04:00January 17th, 2019|Employment law|0 Comments

What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance & Am I required to carry it?

Workers’ Compensation is a statutory claims system established by Chapter 97 of the North Carolina General Statutes, also known as the Workers’ Compensation Act. The purpose of Workers’ Compensation is to provide compensation to employees who have lost an ability to earn wages due to an accident sustained in the course and scope of their [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:46:52-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Employment law, Workers compensation|0 Comments

NORTH CAROLINA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: A CRASH COURSE

Business owners face numerous hurdles as they strive to be successful in their fields. Whether it is difficulty obtaining adequate capital, issues with employees, trouble reaching the target market, or simply a competitive market, businesses operate in an environment that is fraught with danger. It is no wonder then, that Workers’ Compensation insurance can become [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:48:25-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Employment law, Workers compensation|0 Comments

Helping Businesses Navigate the Employment Law World

Employee Check Withholding Referencing the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act (N.C.G.S. § 95-25.8), it does not outlaw this practice, but there are things to consider when withholding monies from your employees. The Act actually gives an employer a fairly wide berth in terms of what it can deduct from an employee’s wages. Particularly relevant [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:50:48-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Employment law|0 Comments