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The Aftermath: Recovering From A Hurricane
Many Eastern North Carolina residents are taking the right precautions to protect their families, businesses, and property as Hurricane Dorian pushes through our state
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9 Sep 2019
Attorneys Provide Updates On Rapidly Changing Aspects Of Employment Law
Several Ward and Smith attorneys provided updates on some of the fastest-changing areas of employment law during the firm's 2019 Employment Law Symposium.
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20 Aug 2019
A Healthier Workplace: Investing in Wellness
And in recent months, the firm has made great strides to create a healthier work environment through new initiatives and tools aimed at improving mental, physical, and emotional wellness.
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8 Aug 2019
NC Attorney General Talks Opioid Epidemic At Employment Law Symposium
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein identified opioid abuse and cybersecurity as top challenges businesses face, while also giving attendees at Ward and Smith's 2019 Employment Law Symposium
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6 Aug 2019
Ward And Smith And The RTAC-ACC Present Workplace Harassment CLE
The Lunch-and-Learn program, titled the Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the #MeToo Era, will be held on Wednesday, August 14 at The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary.
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26 Jul 2019
Will Oden To Speak At Wilmington Safety School Conference
Labor and employment attorney Will Oden will be sharing his insights on how to survive an OSHA investigation at the Wilmington Safety School conference.
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25 Jul 2019
Live Action Role Playing — A Day In The Life Of HR
The moderators — attorneys Ken Gray and Hayley Wells — focused on labor and employment law.
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14 Jun 2019
From Facebook To FMLA To Furry Friends—Frequently Asked Questions In Employment Law
The questions we receive as labor and employment attorneys vary based on many factors such as organizational changes a business is experiencing,
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17 May 2019
Construction Conference Insights: How To Lower Legal Risk
Three Ward and Smith attorneys provided detailed advice on how firms in the construction industry can lower their legal risk in the opening panel at the 2019 Ward and Smith Construction Conference.
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8 Apr 2019
Pray For A Good Harvest, But Keep At Your Plow – And Know Enough Employment Law To Stay Out Of The Ditch
Employers in agribusiness face the same risks as those in any other business, but perhaps more than most if faced with frequent employee-turnover ...
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27 Mar 2019
In-House-Counsel Seminar Insights: Ethics And Professional Responsibility In The #MeToo Era
Ward and Smith employment law attorneys Ken Gray and Emily Massey gave corporate attorneys at the firm's 2018 In-House Counsel Seminar a refresher in the law and ethics surrounding employment discrimination and workplace harassment claims.
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8 Feb 2019
Now Playing 'Works For Me' Episode 3: Unlawful Employee Terminations
In the third episode of "Works for Me," Ward and Smith's labor and employment attorneys Will Oden and Grant Osborne, alongside Nina Pirrotti of Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C. tackle the issue of unlawful employee termination from both the employer and employee sides.
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16 Jan 2019
Timing Is Everything: IRS Raises The Stakes For Employers Who Delay FICA Taxation Of Deferred Compensation
Employers, both for-profit and tax-exempt organizations, often overlook the complex FICA tax rules applicable to deferred compensation.
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16 Jun 2017
Creating And Supporting A Qualified And Productive Workforce
At Ward and Smith, P.A. we recognize that people are our most important resource for sustaining excellent service, and we encourage employees to make a lifelong commitment to learning...
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18 May 2017
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Allures And Legal Considerations Of Pop-Up Shops
For years now, a new type of retail merchant has been "popping up" everywhere.
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16 May 2017
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