Out-of-State Workers’ Compensation Injuries: NC Jurisdiction and Insurance Coverage Implications

John Tomei

In nearly all instances, when a worker is injured on the job in North Carolina, the North Carolina Industrial Commission has jurisdiction over the claim.  One notable exception involves out-of-state employers who do not regularly employ three or more employees in North Carolina or voluntarily purchase North Carolina workers’ compensation coverage. So, what happens when…

Teague Campbell Gives Back

Teague Campbell

As part of Teague Campbell’s mission to give back to our local community, in honor of each of our employee’s birthday, Teague Campbell donates to a 501(c)(3) charity of the employee’s choice. In the second quarter of 2021, Teague Campbell has donated to the following charities on behalf of our employees: Asheville High School Cougar…

Change on the Horizon: What the Government Transparency Act Could Mean for Public Employers

Julia Hooten

In general, except for basic information, the personnel files of public employers are mostly private. NCGS Sec. 153A-98 for County employees, and the companion statute for municipal employees, NCGS Sec. 160A-168, make private the personnel records of public employees, former public employees and applicants for public employment except for 12 enumerated specifics: Name; Age; Date of…