What Really Matters

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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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