The Noble Law’s employment attorneys provide in depth updates in employment law for both North Carolina and New York. From blogs to news appearances, this is your place for the latest in Employment Law.

What is the Difference Between Mediation and Arbitration?

Mediation and Arbitration

Alternative dispute resolution, or ADR, refers to several different methods for resolving disputes between parties out of court – including mediation and arbitration. These methods allow parties to reach a settlement while avoiding litigation, which is often time-consuming and costly. Alternative dispute resolution allows the disputing parties to discuss their grievances in the presence of a neutral third party and hear each other’s positions to arrive at solutions upon which they all agree. As court calendars continue to become overwhelmed, …
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Wrongful Termination and the Employee’s Duty to Mitigate Damages

In regard to employment laws, most states are considered “at-will” employment states. This means that either the employee or the employer may terminate an employee at any time and for any reason. However, regardless of a state being “at-will,” there are certain times in which the ending of an employment relationship by an employer will be considered “wrongful termination.” Wrongful termination occurs when an employee is unlawfully terminated, usually in breach of state or federal employment laws. The most common …
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What medical protections do I have in the workplace?

Read our blog to find out what medical protections you have in the workplace regarding privacy, time off, and accommodations.
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Changes to New York State Paid Leave Policies

The Noble Law’s New York based Partner, Cathryn Harris-Marchesi, details changes to New York paid leave laws regarding safe and sick leave.
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NC-NELA Response to Proposed Independent Contractor Classification Changes

The North Carolina section of the National Employment Lawyers Association comment on proposed changed to independent contractor classification.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Impact Spotlight Series, Part 1

The news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing weighted heavily on our office this past September. In honor, we are publishing a multi-part series on her accomplishments for women.
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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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Josh Kalish on Attorney Productivity in the New Paradigm

Josh Kalish will challenge law firm administrators to re-think attorney productivity during seminar with ALA Charlotte.
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U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Change to Independent Contractor Classification

Noble Law attorneys Laura Noble, and Evan Dancy discuss the proposed changes to language regarding independent contractors in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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Black Lives Matter.

Black Lives Matter

The Noble Law’s statement in light of recent events.  

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