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HB2 Replacement No Deal for Some

CHARLOTTE, NC — The ACC will reconsider hosting championships in North Carolina after the repeal of House Bill Two. The ACC basketball tournament could come to Charlotte as early as 2019.

HB186 Sparks New Debate Over It’s Impact On Churches, Non-Profits

CHARLOTTE, NC — While some think House Bill 186 provides unnecessary protections for Churches and non-profits, others think it doesn’t go far enough. According to HB186, Churches and non-profits would be exempt from following a city’s non-discrimination ordinance. Charlotte Employment Attorney Josh Van Kampen says he sees no reason for the protection.

Too many breaks? Woman With IBS Struggles With Employer

A local customer service rep says she is frustrated with the company she works for after management has asked her to come to work early, to make up for what they believe is lost time from excessive breaks. The woman says she has a chronic illness that causes her to use the bathroom more than one to two break times allowed during the day.

Two Former Employees Sue Charlotte Oral Surgeon

CHARLOTTE – A prominent Charlotte oral surgeon is being sued by two employees who claim they were fired after raising safety concerns. The two women, who were surgical assistants in August 2015 for Dr. Richard Rolle, filed a civil wrongful termination lawsuit against the surgeon and his Cornelius office claiming wrongful termination after speaking up about what they call unsafe practices.