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Why Systematic Change is Needed in North Carolina Concerning Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Part 3 of 4)

PART 3: GRASPING ADDITIONAL SETBACKS FACED BY WORKPLACE HARASSMENT VICTIMS AND HOW EMPLOYERS UNFAIRLY BENEFIT
By: Nick Sanservino, Jr. & Laura Noble, The Noble Law Firm
 
OTHER PROBLEMS CONFRONTING WORKPLACE HARASSMENT VICTIMS
1. Confidentiality & Non-Disparagement Agreements
Employers certainly want to avoid paying substantial damages for sexual harassment. However, an employer’s business can be damaged even more significantly by adverse publicity resulting from workplace harassment.  Consequently, when employers settle […]

Why Systematic Change is Needed in North Carolina Concerning Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Part 2 of 4)

PART 2: UNDERSTANDING HOW NORTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT LAW IS APPLIED IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASES
Part 2 of 4 – Why Systematic Change is Needed in North Carolina Concerning Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
By: Nick Sanservino, Jr. & Laura Noble,The Noble Law Firm
NORTH CAROLINA EMPLOYMENT LAW ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Workplace harassment is prohibited under state law by the North Carolina Equal Employment Practices […]

Why Systemic Change is Needed in North Carolina Concerning Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Part 1 of 4)

WHY SYSTEMIC CHANGE IS NEEDED IN NORTH CAROLINA CONCERNING
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
Part 1 of 4
By: Nick Sanservino, Jr. & Laura Noble, The Noble Law Firm
Nick Sanservino, Jr. has almost 20 years of experience practicing employment law. Prior to joining The Noble Law Firm in 2010, he worked at two of the nation’s largest and most respected

management-side law firms representing Fortune […]

DON’T “Take This Job and Shove It”

DON’T “Take This Job And Shove It”
One of these days I’m gonna’ blow my top
And that sucker, he’s gonna’ pay
Lord I can’t wait to see their faces
When I get the nerve to say
Take this job and shove it
I ain’t working here no more . . .
Johnny Paycheck, “Take This Job And Shove It” (1977)
 

For those who have experienced discrimination […]

Laura Noble Named a North Carolina Super Lawyer for the Second Year In a Row

 Chapel Hill, N.C., February 1, 2018 – For the second year, The Noble Law Firm’s Managing Partner Laura Noble has been named a 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyer, recognized as one of the Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorneys in the state.
The annual list is published by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers in North Carolina who have attained a high degree of peer recognition […]

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The Noble Law Firm’s Josh Kalish Named to NC Lawyers Weekly’s 2017 “Unsung Legal Heroes”

The Noble Law Firm’s Director of Marketing and Client Services Josh Kalish has been named to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s Class of 2017 of “Unsung Legal Heroes,” a recognition program honoring law firm staffers across the state for their dedication to duty. Josh was recognized as a Legal Marketing Professional honoree, one of eight professional categories the new program […]

Golden Globes: Time Is (Not) Up (Yet)

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards highlighted the national movement against sexual harassment with a multitude of actors and activists speaking out on the topic. Celebrities, many of who appeared in solidarity wearing black, seized on the movement’s momentum, pledging meaningful change.  The #metoo movement and the resulting “Time’s Up” initiative have underscored the urgency of the movement and seem […]

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    Clarity Needed for Definitions of Sexual Harassment on the Sidelines and on the Bench

Clarity Needed for Definitions of Sexual Harassment on the Sidelines and on the Bench

 

With all of the public episodes of sexual harassment allegations and improper conduct coming to light this year – from Harvey Weinstein, Senator Al Franken to Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, one of the most remarkable disconnects seems to be the struggle for defined standards.  Greater clarity for what constitutes sexual harassment would reduce confusion of improper behavior in […]

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    Laura Noble Calls for Change in Sexual Harassment Legislation

Laura Noble Calls for Change in Sexual Harassment Legislation

Clear Legal Guidelines Needed for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
In the wake of several high-profile public accusations of sexual harassment and assault stemming from the “Me too” movement, The Noble Law Firm founder and employment attorney Laura Noble cautions that this vindication for accusers is not the norm. “It doesn’t usually work that way for people who are not […]

Listen to Laura Noble defend victims of sexual harassment and rape on Smerconish today (11/2/2017)

On the disturbing new topic of “Weinsteining”, Laura Noble makes it clear that “Sexual harassment is legally defined.  It is not a wink or a one-off flirt. It has to be either severe or pervasive.”  Sexual harassment victims are often not taken seriously by HR, are often demoted, professionally side-lined or fired.  As an attorney that represents victims of […]

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