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The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards Act provides that “no employer shall employ...
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Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary

Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary

Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary In the case of Dawson-Murdock v. National...
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FINRA Reminds Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers to Comply with the SEC’s “Best Interest” Requirements

FINRA Reminds Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers to Comply with the SEC’s “Best Interest” Requirements On June 5, 2019, the United...
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The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act Provides Strong Legal Remedies for Employees

The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act Provides Strong Legal Remedies for Employees

The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act regulates the payment of wages, disclosure of wage payment policies, and forfeiture of...
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The FINRA Arbitration Proceess

The FINRA Arbitration Proceess

The FINRA Arbitration Process Almost all disputes involving securities brokers and their customers are resolved by arbitration under a process...
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Equal Pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team!

Equal Pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team!

Equal Pay for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team! If you want to know what the U.S. women's national soccer team...
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Get Private Health Insurance Out of Medicare

Get Private Health Insurance Out of Medicare

Get Private Health Insurance Out of Medicare. Professors Pamela Herd and Donald P. Moynihan of Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy have...
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You Have the Right to Vote – in a Gerrymandered District

You Have the Right to Vote – in a Gerrymandered District

The Supreme Court today reversed lower court decisions from North Carolina and Maryland that held partisan gerrymandering of congressional election...
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The SEC Interprets Investment Advisers’ Fiduciary Duty to Customers

The SEC Interprets Investment Advisers’ Fiduciary Duty to Customers

The SEC Interprets Investment Advisers’ Fiduciary Duty to Customers On June 5, 2019, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission...
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The SEC Adopts Regulation Best Interest

The SEC Adopts Regulation Best Interest

The SEC Adopts Regulation Best Interest On June 5, 2019, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission issued Release No....
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The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards Act provides that “no employer shall employ any employee any of his employees . . .  for a workweek longer than forty hours unless such employee receives compensation for his employment in excess of the hours above specified at a rate not […]

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Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary

Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary In the case of Dawson-Murdock v. National Consulting Group, Inc., an employer argued that it was not an ERISA fiduciary of its own group life insurance plan, even though the employer was designated as the “plan administrator” and “named fiduciary” in the […]

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FINRA Reminds Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers to Comply with the SEC’s “Best Interest” Requirements

FINRA Reminds Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers to Comply with the SEC’s “Best Interest” Requirements On June 5, 2019, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission issued Release No. 34-86031, titled Regulation Best Interest: The Broker-Dealer Standard of Conduct (“Regulation BI”), which provides for a best interest standard applicable to broker-dealers. The same day, the SEC […]

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The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act Provides Strong Legal Remedies for Employees

The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act regulates the payment of wages, disclosure of wage payment policies, and forfeiture of wages upon termination of employment. An employer who fails to pay wages when they are due may be held liable to the employee for double the amount owed and attorney’s fees. North Carolina is an […]

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The FINRA Arbitration Proceess

The FINRA Arbitration Process Almost all disputes involving securities brokers and their customers are resolved by arbitration under a process administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).  FINRA was created on July 30, 2007, through the merger of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange. FINRA is the […]

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The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act
The Administrative Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards Act provides that “no employer shall employ
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Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary
Fourth Circuit Clarifies that an Employer/Plan Administrator/Named Fiduciary is Indeed an ERISA Fiduciary In the case of Dawson-Murdock v. National
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FINRA Reminds Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers to Comply with the SEC’s “Best Interest” Requirements
FINRA Reminds Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers to Comply with the SEC’s “Best Interest” Requirements On June 5, 2019, the United
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The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act Provides Strong Legal Remedies for Employees
The North Carolina Wage and Hour Act regulates the payment of wages, disclosure of wage payment policies, and forfeiture of
Read more.
The FINRA Arbitration Proceess
The FINRA Arbitration Process Almost all disputes involving securities brokers and their customers are resolved by arbitration under a process
Read more.
Equal Pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team!
Equal Pay for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team! If you want to know what the U.S. women’s national soccer team
Read more.
Get Private Health Insurance Out of Medicare
Get Private Health Insurance Out of Medicare. Professors Pamela Herd and Donald P. Moynihan of Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy have
Read more.
You Have the Right to Vote – in a Gerrymandered District
The Supreme Court today reversed lower court decisions from North Carolina and Maryland that held partisan gerrymandering of congressional election
Read more.
The SEC Interprets Investment Advisers’ Fiduciary Duty to Customers
The SEC Interprets Investment Advisers’ Fiduciary Duty to Customers On June 5, 2019, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
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The SEC Adopts Regulation Best Interest
The SEC Adopts Regulation Best Interest On June 5, 2019, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission issued Release No.
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COBRA – Know your Rights and Avoid Being Bitten by the Snake
COBRA – Know your Rights and Avoid Being Bitten by the Snake Terminated employees generally lose their COBRA health care
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U.S. Supreme Court Takes Cases on LGBT Discrimination in Employment
The following blog, well-written by Raleigh lawyer Cullen Stafford, discusses the Supreme Court’s recent decision to grant certiorari in cases
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In LTD Cases, Tax Consequences Often Take a Huge Bite out of Lump-Sum Settlements
Lump-sum settlements often carry significant adverse tax consequences for the claimant. Often the tax bite makes taking a lump sum
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Andrew Whiteman Assists Securities Law Clinics with Amicus Brief Filing
Andrew Whiteman Assists Securities Law Clinics with Amicus Brief Filing On April 19, 2019, Andrew Whiteman filed an amicus curiae
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Judge Allows North Carolina GenX Class Action to Proceed
In a ruling filed on April 19, 2019, Judge James C. Dever III ruled that the plaintiffs may proceed with
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FINRA Requires Brokerage Firms to Communicate with Customers when a Broker Leaves the Firm
Ask questions if your broker leaves his firm. According to new regulatory guidance from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 9
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 9 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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Senators Warner and Kennedy Introduce Bill to Expand SEC Powers to Assist Investors
On March 14, 2019, Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and John Kennedy (R-La.), both members of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 8
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 8 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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Tax Deduction of Attorney Fees in Employee Benefits Cases Remains Unchanged
Deductibility of Attorney Fees in Employee Benefits Cases Remains Unchanged The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changed the
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North Carolina Issues Air Permit for Chemours to Install Thermal Oxidizer to Reduce PFAS Emissions
On March 14, 2019, The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (“DAQ”) issued a permit to
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 6
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 6 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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FINRA Extends Deadline for Firms to Self-Report Violations under its 529 Share Class Initiative
FINRA has extended the deadline for firms to self-report violations under its 529 Plan Share Class Initiative. The Financial Industry
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 5
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 5 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 4
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 4 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 3
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 3 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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GenX – EPA cites Chemours for Violating the Toxic Substances Control Act.
GenX – EPA cites Chemours for Violating the Toxic Substances Control Act A recent notice of violations issued by the
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 2
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 2 On April 1, 2018, a new disability claim regulation came into effect.
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New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 1
New ERISA Disability Claim Regulations – Part 1 On December 19, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (referred to
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Support North Carolina Legislation to Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap
Support North Carolina legislation to close the Medicaid gap. Yesterday, on the first day of the 2019 session, North Carolina
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Andrew Whiteman named to Professionalism Committee
Attorney Andrew Whiteman was honored to be appointed to the Professionalism Committee of the Wake County Bar Association and the
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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering Case
The United States Supreme Court will again take up unresolved constitutional questions about partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina and Maryland.
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Securities arbitration – Should you hire an attorney?
Here is a well-written article, co-authored by FINRA and PIABA, about why investors who are considering securities arbitration should hire
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FINRA will Seek to Ban Compensated Non-Attorney Representatives from Arbitrations
Whiteman Law Firm supports action by FINRA to ban compensated non-attorney representatives (“NARs”) from representing parties in securities arbitrations. FINRA’s
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A Third of FINRA Arbitration Awards Go Unpaid
A third of FINRA arbitration awards are unpaid. Richard W. Berry, FINRA Executive Vice President of Dispute Resolution, recently provided
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It’s time to have a serious conversation with your financial advisor.
The bull market that began in mid-2009 may be over. According to a Bloomberg article posted earlier today, the stock markets
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Andrew Whiteman participates in public meeting on GenX contamination of Cape Fear River
On December 4, 2018, Andrew Whiteman participated in a public meeting held at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North
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GenX litigation – DEQ announces settlement of PFAS claims against Chemours
On November 21, 2018, North Carolina environmental officials announced a proposed settlement between the Department of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”), Cape Fear
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GenX class action lawsuit – EPA issues draft GenX and PFBS toxicity assessments
Whiteman Law Firm, along with several other firms, is representing plaintiffs in class action lawsuits against DuPont and Chemours for
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Whiteman Law Firm attorneys participate in Hurricane Florence pro bono legal aid program
Attorneys at Whiteman Law FIrm are participating in a program that provides pro bono legal services to victims of Hurricane
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Whiteman Law Firm supports adoption of a state law that would outlaw discretionary clauses in health and disability insurance policies.
Whiteman Law Firm supports adoption of a state law that would outlaw discretionary clauses in health and disability insurance policies.
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Andrew Whiteman will speak on new ERISA disability claim regulations on December 14, 2018.
The Department of Labor’s new ERISA disability claim regulations became effective on April 1, 2018. Mr. Whiteman will speak on
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Whiteman Law Firm Launches Blog
The Whiteman Law Firm officially launched it’s company blog today. You can now view our blog posts at https://www.whiteman-law.com/blog/
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