Author: Alex Maultsby

Vaccines, Vaccines, Vaccines

Less than 48 hours ago, the President turbo-charged vaccine mandates at work.  Already everyone wants to know what it will mean.  We have answers, to the extent they exist yet. But first, if you  want a glimpse into your new reality, talk to HR leaders in the healthcare field.  Almost all of them took steps over […]

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 […]

Revisiting, . . . Patti Ramseur!

Can I say again how remarkable it is for my partner Patti to be one of the Top Ten lawyers in North Carolina in the latest rankings by SuperLawyers?!?  Can I talk about some numbers?  There are over 28,000 people licensed to practice law in NC.  Top Ten of them. If you had more than […]

New Prez (After All That)

What mattered most for employment law last week was The Inauguration.  Well, not the ceremony itself, but what the change means for HR. In keeping with our blog’s promise, we want to focus on one single topic that last week made more important:  what The National Labor Relations Act does and means. So, let’s skip […]

Legal Elite and Super Lawyers

Patti was AGAIN  named one of the Top Ten lawyers in North Carolina by SuperLawyers Magazine, across all practice areas and all cities.  What an honor!  In addition, Patti and Alex were both named to Business North Carolina‘s “Legal Elite,” based on polling of the state’s lawyers.  For Legal Elite, that makes 15 years for Alex […]

What Now for Covid Pay?

“What really mattered last week?” we like to ask here at Ramseur Maultsby, LLP. We could pick between competing disappointing results for Patti and for me.  Or, we could choose the thrill of putting 2020 in the rear-view mirror.  Instead, we will stay on topic: employment law. Last week, veto threats and overrides finally ended with […]