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Businesses to Require Vaccines

On Monday, Katie Abernethy, partner and employment attorney at The Noble Law, was interviewed on WBTV regarding vaccination requirements in North Carolina. Maureen O’Boyle: President Biden announced the new vaccine mandate for companies with over 100 employees or more, so now WBTV’s Caroline Hicks has been looking into this and how local businesses are preparing. Caroline joins us now. So, what are you hearing from North Carolina based companies, Caroline? Caroline Hicks: Well, at this point most companies are waiting …
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President Biden’s Call for Vaccine Mandates

Last Friday, partner and employment attorney at The Noble Law, Katie Abernethy, appeared on WRAL to discuss President Biden’s recent call for vaccine mandates. Gerald Owens: When President Biden mentioned protecting those around you he was also talking about your community and your coworkers. Good evening and thank you for staying with us tonight, I’m Gerald Owens. Debra Morgan: And I’m Debra Morgan. That is why the President is asking most employers to require their workforce to be vaccinated or …
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Vaccine Requirements in North Carolina – Are They Legal?

Last Thursday, managing partner and employment attorney, Laura Noble, appeared on WRAL News to discuss Governor Roy Cooper’s recent direction regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements. Lena Tillett: The governor will enforce the rules for more than 50,000 state employees, and many have asked if today’s order is actually legal. WRAL’s Joe Fisher joins us live in Raleigh with what the experts have to say. Joe? Joe Fisher: Lena, we’re outside Player’s Retreat in Raleigh, which is not only requiring vaccinations for …
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Vaccine Mandates in the Workplace

Laura Noble Explains Vaccine Mandates in Smerconish for Independent Minds Last Thursday, June 24th, the online publication Smerconish for Independent Minds published an article written by The Noble Law’s managing partner, Laura Noble, regarding vaccine mandates in the workplace. With COVID-19 vaccines becoming more accessible to the general public and quarantine restrictions gradually lifting, the question of vaccine mandates in the workplace is becoming more prevalent. In order to return to the office or open to the public, employers must …
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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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