The Hammer Law Blog

Major Shift in Employee Handbook Regulations: What Employers in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill Need to Know

August 22, 2023
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As a business owner in North Carolina, it’s important to be updated about the ever-evolving employment laws, especially when it concerns your business. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has…

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Understanding the FTC’s Proposed Rule to Ban Noncompete Clauses

April 20, 2023
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently proposed a rule that could potentially ban noncompete clauses in employment contracts.  This article aims to address some of the most frequently asked…

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Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations?

April 22, 2021
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Perspectives from the Key Regulatory Bodies  As we head into the Second Quarter of 2021, the US is beginning to glimpse long-awaited signs of a brighter summer ahead. While the…

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What Needs To Be In My Employee Handbook? Key Updates to Consider in 2021

April 12, 2021
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Although not legally required, employee handbooks can be valuable resources, providing employees with vital information at their fingertips from your company’s values, to its standard operating procedures, expectations for employee…

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If You Let An Employee Go, Can They Work For A Competitor?

February 9, 2021

A brief primer on COVID-related layoffs and non-compete clauses in North Carolina. Though typically not favored under North Carolina law, non-competes are a common component of employment agreements and are…

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