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North Carolina Contractor Laws Shield School Board from Special-Needs Transportation Liability

From School Transportation News, Amanda Pampuro discusses a case in North Carolina in which the school district…

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Court: Stokes County School Board not liable for disabled student’s sexual assault by van driver.

From the Winston-Salem Journal, Michael Hewlett discusses a case in which a school board was not liable…

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New North Carolina Law Provides Mechanism for Prosecuting Worker Misclassification

  From JDSupra, Patricia Heyen discusses the new North Carolina law that takes effect December 31, 2017.  Patrica writes:…

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North Carolina Confronts Misclassification: What Your Organization Needs to Know About the Employee Fair Classification Act

  From Lexology, Michael D. McKnight discusses the new North Carolina Employee Fair Classification Act and offers recommendations for…

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NC legislature approves law aimed at misclassification of labor 

  From the News Observer, Lynn Bonner reports on the progress of  bill in the North Carolina legislature…

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Employee misclassification targeted by bill in NC General Assembly 

  From the News & Observer, Colin Campbell reports on a bill in the North Carolina legislature…

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North Carolina is latest to join Fed’s misclassification fight

  Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that North Carolina signed an agreement with the United States Department…

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NC cracks down on uninsured employers

From the News & Observer, Mandy Locke and David Raynor report that North Carolina’s Industrial Commission is…

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Governor McCrory Signs Executive Order to Crack Down on Employee Misclassification 

The following is the press release from Governor McCrory’s office announcing the executive order establishing the Employee…

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Three US states have already blessed Uber’s independent contractor employment model

From Quartz, Alison Griswold reports that three states — North Carolina, Arkansas and Indiania — have pass laws…

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Editorial: State lawmakers keep pressing independent contractor issue 

From the Times-News, the editorial board of the Times-News opposes the proposed changes to the laws of…

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State Senate OKs bill to clamp down on cheating on tax and labor laws

From the News & Observer, Craig Jarvis reports that the North Carolina Senate approved a bill to address…