The Banks Law Firm Has Relocated to Accommodate Growth

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October 1, 2020 – Durham, NC – The Banks Law Firm has relocated to accommodate increased demand for its services. Founded in 1994 in downtown Durham, the Firm has also established offices in Atlanta and Houston.  The Firm’s new address is 4309 Emperor Boulevard, Suite 110, Durham, North Carolina 27703. Their telephone number remains the same at  919-474-9137.  Practice areas …

COVID-19 Compliance Reminders and Resources for Employers

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Navigating COVID-19 compliance during this challenging time is a struggle for many employers. The current global pandemic is something employers have not faced before. Below, we have compiled links to relevant information which may be useful during this time of uncertainty.  Because the situation surrounding the global COVID-19 pandemic is constantly evolving, there may be guidance included below that may change …

Drafting Enforceable Non-Competes

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Non-competition agreements (also referred to as “covenants not to compete” or “non-competes”) are restrictive covenants used to limit the employment and business activities of former employees. They are used to prevent former employees from directly competing with employers after the employment relationship ends. Any agreement limiting the rights of any person to do business in North Carolina must be in …

EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues

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In late August 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues, a sub-regulatory document that addresses the Commission’s interpretation of the law related to retaliation in the workplace. The enforcement guidance replaces previous guidance issued by the EEOC in 1998. As defined by the Commission in the enforcement guidance, retaliation occurs when …