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Continued Legal Discussion Regarding Nikole Hannah-Jones Potential Lawsuit with UNC

Mark: UNC Chapel Hill could be soon facing a federal lawsuit over the controversy surrounding a new hire. Policy watch reports if University trustees didn’t vote to give journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones a permanent professorship by today, they would take legal action. Lena: Less than half an hour ago, UNC confirmed to WRAL News they’re in touch with Hannah-Jones’ lawyers over the matter. WRAL Sarah Krueger joins us live on campus after speaking with an attorney on what route this possible …
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Laura Noble Comments On Nikole Hannah-Jones’ UNC Tenure Fight

  WRAL News at 11 PM Est Lena: Thanks Mark, a possible legal battle is brewing over a UNC hiring decision. Lawyers for Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones requested lawmakers hold onto all documents related to her hiring it’s the latest development in the tenure decision debate. WRAL’s Julian Grace joins us live in Chapel Hill with reaction to today’s letter, Julian. Julian: Lena the university was very specific, and a lot of people were constantly constantly talking about …
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Mandatory Vaccination Programs in the Workplace

On Thursday, March 12th, The Noble Law’s associate employment attorney, Evan Dancy, appeared on WRAL to explain the legal implications of mandatory vaccination programs in the workplace. Gerald Owens: Can your employer require you to get the COVID vaccine once it’s widely available? It’s an issue that prompts strong emotions from a lot of people. WRAL’s Amanda Lamb looked into this earlier today. Here’s what she found out about the legal ramifications and the potential incentives. Amanda Lamb: 97-year-old Ann …
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Can Your Employer Fire You for Social Media Posts?

The Noble Law’s Managing Partner appears on WRAL to discuss what rights employers’ and employees’ have on personal speech in and out of the workplace.
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The Department of Labor’s Proposed Changes to Independent Contractor Status – What You Need To Know

The Noble Law’s own Laura Noble speaks with Monica Laliberte from WRAL on why the Department of Labor should not adopt new Independent Contractor classification language.
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COVID 19 Employment Law Update – What You Need To Know

The Noble Law provides a comprehensive COVID-19 Employment Law update.
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The Noble Law represents dismissed St. Aug’s employees, including track coach George Williams, in lawsuit

The Noble Law’s own Nicholas Sanservino is representing four former St. Augustine employees in a lawsuit against St. Augustine University (SAU). One of these employees includes legendary track coach George Williams, who is a 1965 graduate of the university. Since graduation, Williams has coached his alma mater for 43 seasons, winning 39 NCAA Division II championships. In 2004, Coach Williams proceeded to coach the U.S. Olympic Track & Field team. As a leader in the Track & Field community he …
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Laura Noble Interviewed on CBS 17 About the Supreme Courts LGBTQ Labor Rights Decision

During the middle of Pride month, the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision on LBGTQ labor rights. In this decision, the court declared that discrimination against sexual orientation is illegal, as is is discrimination on the “basis of sex”, which is covered in Title XII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Laura Noble takes a few minutes to discuss what this means for North Carolina with CBS 17. Transcript: CBS 17 News, June 15 Nationwide, more than 11 million …
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Laura Noble Interviewed on ABC11 About the Supreme Courts LGBTQ Labor Rights Decision

On June 15th, 2020 the Supreme Court released a ruling in its landmark LGBTQ Labor Rights, barring discrimination against those for their sexual orientation, as it is discrimination on the “basis of sex”. This provides clarity from lower court rulings, and their interpretations of Title XII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Laura Noble takes a few minutes to discuss what this means for North Carolina with ABC11. Transcript: ABC 11 News, June 15 Tonight, a landmark ruling protecting …
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Laura Noble Interviewed on WRAL News About the Supreme Courts LGBTQ Labor Rights Decision

On June 15th, 2020 the Supreme Court released its monumental opinion to uphold LGBTQ labor rights. In a 6-3 decision, the Justices upheld that discrimination on sexual orientation is illegal through Title XII of the Civil Rights Amendment of 1964, as it is discrimination on the “basis of sex”. This decision is a particularly satisfying win for the North Carolina LGBTQ community.  North Carolina is among the minority of states that does not have a state law prohibiting any form of discrimination and harassment in the …
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