Unemployment Benefits Hearings in the State of North Carolina

Former employees who file for benefits with the North Carolina Division of Employment Security (“D.E.S.”) may be found qualified or disqualified by an adjudicator during an initial filing process.  The Employer or former employee has the right to file an appeal and request an appeals hearing based on the adjudicator’s determination. An appeals hearing is a […]

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Stolen Notary Seals

One of our colleagues had her purse stolen. A couple of days later she realized her notary seal (stamp) that she just received the day before the theft was in the purse. After checking around, it was pretty hard to get direction on what to do when this happens. Obviously you don’t want someone running […]

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2013 Changes to NC Unemployment Law

The North Carolina Legislature signed into law comprehensive reforms to the State’s unemployment insurance system (NC HB 4). These reforms will apply to new claims beginning July 1, 2013, and may have an impact on North Carolina employers. Among other things, the new law will reduce weekly benefit amounts and the number of eligible weeks […]

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