Monthly Archives: March 2015

Young v. UPS: A Victory for Pregnant Workers

On March 25, 2015, The Supreme Court of the United States held that a plaintiff can demonstrate a genuine dispute as to whether an employer violates the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) where her employer treats pregnant workers less favorably than its treats … Continue reading

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Resisting Arrest 101

Thousands of people are charged with resisting a public officer every year. North Carolina’s law relating to resisting arrest is pretty broad. According to NCGS § 14-233, “[i]f any person shall willfully and unlawfully resist, delay or obstruct a public officer … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability 101

In the United States, there are an estimated 49 million people with some form of disabling condition. For those that are unable to earn a living, congress has given the Social Security Administration the power to administer programs such as Social Security Disability … Continue reading

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NC Attorney General’s Offices Investigating a Questionable CIAA Service Charge

The NC Attorney General’s Office is investigating why the Ritz-Carlton imposed a 15 percent service charge on guests of the hotel’s lounge during last month’s CIAA basketball tournament. If you still have your receipts from the weekend, check them to make … Continue reading

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