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 …

Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Holds that Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court in the country to hold that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Title VII is the federal statute which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, …