Are Your Background Checks Putting Your Company At Risk?

Keeping up to date with today's changing business climate is essential to maintaining a productive and competitive business. Likewise, understanding employment laws and regulations is imperative to keeping your company from violating regulatory rules and from being exposed to costly litigation. Know the Law General FCRA/Title VII Requirements for Criminal Checks state Provide all appropriate [...]

By |2019-01-17T20:51:22+00:00January 17th, 2019|Employment law|0 Comments

BGL Gold Sponsor Local Nonprofit Annual Meeting

Winston-Salem Ambassadors to hold 2nd Annual Meeting and Present Everyday Awards Jan. 5, 2018 – On Fri. Jan. 25th, Winston-Salem Ambassadors is gathering at the Winston Cup Museum for its second Annual Meeting and Everyday Awards ceremony. President Mackenzie Cates-Allen and board members seek to acknowledge the hard work of everyone involved in the organization [...]

By |2019-01-10T15:19:12+00:00January 10th, 2019|Community events|0 Comments

What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance & Am I required to carry it?

Workers’ Compensation is a statutory claims system established by Chapter 97 of the North Carolina General Statutes, also known as the Workers’ Compensation Act. The purpose of Workers’ Compensation is to provide compensation to employees who have lost an ability to earn wages due to an accident sustained in the course and scope of their [...]

By |2019-01-02T21:08:46+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Employment law, Workers compensation|0 Comments

NORTH CAROLINA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: A CRASH COURSE

Business owners face numerous hurdles as they strive to be successful in their fields. Whether it is difficulty obtaining adequate capital, issues with employees, trouble reaching the target market, or simply a competitive market, businesses operate in an environment that is fraught with danger. It is no wonder then, that Workers’ Compensation insurance can become [...]

By |2019-01-02T21:09:34+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Employment law, Workers compensation|0 Comments

NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AMENDS THE RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE

On December 19, 2018, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued several amendments to the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure—which are set to take effect on January 1, 2019. The amendments mostly comprise a large-scale overhaul of the Appellate Rules pertaining to appeals involving juveniles. However, a few amendments are also made to provisions affecting [...]

By |2019-01-02T20:48:44+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Supreme Court of NC Rulings|0 Comments