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Hill Hill Carter Attorneys Jim Beck and Courtney Morman Receive Favorable 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling

                  Hill Hill Carter attorneys Jim Beck and Courtney Morman recently received an opinion from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming summary judgment in favor of their defendant client on claims alleging discrimination and retaliation under the Fair Housing Act.  The underlying lawsuit was originally filed in […]

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The DOL Releases Quick Benefit Tips

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division recently posted “Quick Benefits Tips” for information about how much leave workers may qualify to use, and the wages employers must pay. The law enables employers to provide paid leave reimbursed by tax credits, while at the same time ensuring that workers are not forced to choose between their paychecks and the […]

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COVID-19 RESPONSE : Non-Essential Business Closure Order – What Employers Need to Know Now, Part I

  April 3, 2020 Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently ordered several types of “non-essential” businesses to be closed until April 17 as the state expands its efforts to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 5 p.m. all non-work related gatherings of 10 people or more, or non-work related gatherings […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: As an employer, how do I know if my business is under the 500-employee threshold?

Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  As an employer, how do I know if my business is under the 500-employee threshold and therefore must provide paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave? You have fewer than 500 employees if, at the time your employee’s leave is to be taken, you employ fewer than 500 […]

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COVID-19 and the American Workplace

The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and paid sick leave and expanded family and medical […]

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Employer / Business Alert: Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act Effective April 2, 2020

UPDATE: On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and President Trump has now signed it into law. The Act contains several provisions that will significantly impact employers with fewer than 500 employees. If this applies to you, your obligations become effective no later than April 2, 2020–15 days […]

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Attorney Jesse K. Anderson Awarded Defense Verdict

Attorney Jesse K. Anderson recently won a jury trial, receiving a defense verdict. The case concerned a mobile home fire that occurred in Elmore County, Alabama. The Plaintiff suffered bodily injury and property damage as a result of the fire. The Plaintiff alleged that the fire was caused by a malfunction and/or dangerous condition with […]

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Hill Hill Carter Welcomes Attorney Courtney Morman to the Firm

Hill Hill Carter is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Courtney Morman to the firm. Ms. Morman will be based in Hill Hill Carter’s Birmingham office. Ms. Morman has vast experience litigating employment law matters in federal and state courts. Additionally, Ms. Morman has extensive experience advising employers regarding pre-litigation employment solutions, including investigating […]

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