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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 27 Nov 2018

Employment and labor in North Carolina

A structured guide to employment and labor in North Carolina...

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 3 Feb 2014

Fourth Circuit rules that temporary impairments may be ADA covered disabilities

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the federal appellate court covering North Carolina, among other states, recently ruled that a temporary

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 30 Sep 2013

Recent ADA decision might signal broadening of the ADA’s accommodation provisions

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are not

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 29 Apr 2013

Pregnancy and disability discrimination the focus of EEOC enforcement activity

Since Congress' enactment of amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 2008, making it easier to establish disability status under

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 3 Dec 2012

Employers must reassign disabled employees to vacant positions ahead of more qualified candidates? Seventh Circuit says, yes

A recent decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dramatically expands the demands placed on employers to accommodate employees with disabilities.

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 1 Aug 2011

EEOC’s $20 million settlement with Verizon puts focus on “no fault” attendance and leave policies

In a press release last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Verizon Communications will pay $20 million and take other remedial measures to settle a class action disability discrimination lawsuit that the EEOC filed against the company.

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 5 Jul 2011

Employers must prepare to report health coverage on W-2 forms

Beginning in 2012, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires employers to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan on their W-2 forms

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 20 Jun 2011

EEOC aims to clarify leave rights under the ADA

On June 8, 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) held a public hearing to address leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2011

Discrimination charges against employers hit record high in 2010

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has recently released its charge statistics for fiscal year 2010 (which ended September 30, 2010).

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Poyner Spruill LLP | USA | 10 Dec 2010

TriCare network contracts create affirmative action obligations for health care providers

The Office of Federal Contracts Compliance (OFCC P) has made no secret of its desire to impose affirmative action obligations on hospitals.

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