Despite stay-at-home orders in Mecklenburg County local employees say they’re being forced to show up to work or face losing their jobs. A Charlotte employment attorney is calling on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to sign an executive order protecting employees from retaliation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A WBTV Investigation is looking at whether companies can fire employees for taking sick time during the COVID-19 pandemic. An employee at a dental office received a doctor’s note saying she should be quarantined for 14 days awaiting results from a coronavirus test. She was fired the next day.
Social Distancing interview with an employment attorney, Josh Van Kampen, to find out your rights as an employee at the workplace during this trying time.
COVID-19 has overwhelmed the federal and spotty North Carolina employment law protection scheme. The NC wrongful discharge tort is built to adapt immediately to new pronouncements of “public policy,” and an executive order should do the trick. What can Gov. Roy Cooper achieve with the stroke of a pen to bring needed relief to our suffering workforce?
Getting fired from your job is one of the biggest fears that any employee has at the back of their minds. What if you were terminated unjustly or the grounds for removing employment are unfounded? Can you sue your employer for damages caused by your termination? In this episode, discover how you can recover from wrongful termination damages and the different types of damages that you can seek to recover from.
Getting laid off is probably one of the toughest things to happen to you in your career. In this weeks episode, Josh goes into detail about severance packages and negotiating your pay to get the best results for not only your employer, but for you as well.
Listen to our Employment Law podcast for a discussion about your legal employment rights and job protections during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Wilberg accused Google of favoring women and minorities in its internal hiring policies, in turn discriminating against white and Asian men. Not your typical employment discrimination lawsuit.
It’s hard to believe that after all the progress that we have made as a country toward improving individual rights, one could be legally fired based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Yet, this can, and has still happened.
A former medical investigator who responded to death scenes in Mecklenburg County is suing, alleging racial bias and claiming he was wrongfully fired over his posts on social media.