Author: Alex Maultsby

Meet Our Partners: Tina Hlabse

I met my husband Drew in law school, and we have been married for more than twenty years.  Despite both of us being attorneys, he claims I am the “real” lawyer in the family since I enjoy going to court and practicing litigation.  We have two teenage girls who make us proud and keep us […]

HRMAG Helps HR

We are proud to be a gold sponsor of the Human Resource Management Association of Greensboro.  HRMAG works all year, every year to educate and support local HR professionals, and we love doing our part.  Join us in April at the monthly breakfast meeting, where we provide a 2022 Legal Update!  And, eat bacon.

Vaccines, Vaccines, Vaccines

The post below is worth leaving up to show how much changes so quickly in the works of COVID laws.  Six months ago seems like ancient history.  Here, then,  is what we said in the early fall of 2021, correctly predicting that litigation would likely shift the field.  But, as emphasized earlier, it remains important […]

WakeMed Named Top Employer!

Forbes Magazine just named our client WakeMed one of the Top Ten places to work in North Carolina.  How does that happen in a time of incredible stress for employees battling COVID? Well, fundamentals matter: good managers who care about their employees, clear communications, flexibility, a culture of support, rewarding compensation and benefits, and a […]

Vaccine Mandates Have Come to North Carolina Workplaces

And more are on the way. Led by healthcare employers like hospitals and continuing care retirement communities, policies making vaccines mandatory for employees are here.  Early legal challenges have failed, emboldening employers.  Mostly, though, COVID is surging again with the Delta variant.  And vaccines work. Will employees quit, making it tough for companies already facing […]

Canterbury School Welcomes New Leader

Our client Canterbury School here in Greensboro has welcomed its next Head of School, Harrison Stuart as of July 1.  Read about Harrison here. We are happy for Canterbury to have found such an outstanding leader, with vision and commitment to childhood education.  Great things to come!

The $125 Million Per Hour Accommodation

A Wisconsin jury did not like that WalMart discharged an employee with Down syndrome after she was unable to adjust to a one-hour shift change.  For the giant retailer, there was no everyday low price for its mistake–the jury charged a whopping $125 million verdict. The case is actually quite interesting.  It pits the needs […]