Archives of Business Litigation

BATTLING EMPLOYEE BURNOUT: QUIET QUITTING AND THE GREAT RESIGNATION

Amongst lip-syncing clips and influencer tutorials, the idea of “Quiet Quitting” has recently become a major trend across social media. Quiet Quitting, which is considered a rebellion against “hustle culture,” encourages employees to avoid going above and beyond for their employers and to stick to the bare minimum of their job duties. This trend arises […]

GENDER DYSPHORIA NOW PROTECTED UNDER ADA

While the issue of accommodating transgender people is not a new topic – think Orange is the New Black – on August 16, 2022, the Fourth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to consider whether gender dysphoria constitutes a disability under the ADA, and therefore requires reasonable accommodation. In Williams v. Kincaid, the Court […]

Proposed Legislation That Could Negatively Impact Your Business

The North Carolina General Assembly has introduced two separate bills in the House (HB 1056 and HB 1057) in an effort to address COVID-19 claims under workers’ compensation. Currently, a COVID-19 case would be treated as an occupational disease, and thus a claimant would have to prove that he contracted the virus from work and […]