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In Memory of Charlotte Clark

Teague Campbell

On August 31, 2020, our beloved friend and longtime receptionist, Charlotte Clark passed away peacefully in her sleep. Charlotte was part of the team at Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP for over 13 years. She was one of the first faces to welcome you to our Raleigh office with a warm smile and gentle…

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17 Attorneys from Teague Campbell Were Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Teague Campbell

Teague Campbell is proud to announce that 17 attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021. The firm maintains its reputation among clients and peers by consistently being recognized by organizations such as Best Lawyers®. This achievement demonstrates that Teague Campbell attorneys are among the most skilled civil…

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SCOTUS Holds That Title VII’s Prohibition on Sex-Based Discrimination Also Prevents Discrimination Against Homosexual and Transgender People

Matt Marriott and Latasia Fields

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States published an opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County resolving the dispute among the Courts of Appeals over the scope of Title VII’s protections for homosexual and transgender persons. In the 6-3 decision, the Court held Title VII prohibits an employer from discriminating against an…

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Attorneys Bill Bulfer and Damie Sesay Author Insurance Law Article for DRI

William Bulfer and Damie Sesay

Partner Bill Bulfer and attorney Damie Sesay contributed to an article published in the May edition of DRI’s flagship publication, For the Defense. The article, titled “The Dynamic of the Defunct Insured and Bad Faith,” outlines how counsel and claims handlers can successfully handle coverage for defunct insureds and corresponding claims from plaintiffs asserting bad…

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Unmasking the Confusion: COVID-19 – Are Employees Required to Wear Masks?

Chris Stipes, Natalia Isenberg and Jennifer Milak

In light of North Carolina entering “Phase 1” of lifting its COVID-19 restrictions, this article addresses issues involving employer requirements and employee use of facemasks, respirators, gloves, and other personal protective equipment (“PPE”). Current Guidance Here is what our government agencies are recommending. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) The EEOC released guidance that indicates an…

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Employment Law: COVID-19 Question of the Week 4

Jennifer Milak and Julia Hooten

Question: When an employee returns to work after a COVID-19 diagnosis, does the ADA allow employers to require doctors’ notes certifying their fitness for duty? Answer: According to the EEOC’s March 2020 published guidance, yes. However, practically, as healthcare providers’ time and resources become limited, such requirements may pose real practical problems. For questions or…

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