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Attorney Benjamin Winikoff Featured On WFMY News

On February 28, attorney Benjamin Winikoff discussed common North Carolina employment law misconceptions and questions. Do salaried employees get overtime? An employee’s status as a salaried worker does not automatically disqualify them from receiving overtime pay. One example of a “non-exempt salaried employee” is someone who receives regular pay but is only paid the minimum wage. Even though you...

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Guide to Permanent Partial Disability Benefits in North Carolina

Suffering an injury at work can be downright scary. It is particularly problematic if it results in the partial permanent loss of function or mobility. You may be worried about your future and whether partial disability benefits apply to you. Rest assured because EMP Law is well-versed and experienced in all areas of North Carolina workers’ compensation law. Our Winston-Salem and Charlotte...

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At-Will Employment Laws in North Carolina

When it comes to employment, is North Carolina an at-will state? Yes, it is. Fortunately, there are some exceptions to this employment rule, and EMP Law can champion your rights. Let’s look at what North Carolina at-will employment means and your legal rights against job termination.  For immediate assistance with your employment matter, please contact us online or call...

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North Carolina Labor Laws for Salaried vs. Exempt Employees

In North Carolina, labor laws can be complex, so it may be challenging to understand what rights you are entitled to as an employee. If you believe your rights have been violated, you should reach out to an experienced employment law attorney at EMP Law. We can help you understand what pay you are entitled to and seek the justice and...

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EMP Law Attorneys Selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

We are proud to announce that the lawyers at EMP Law were recognized in the North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List for 2023. 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyers Griffin Morgan Helen Parsonage Michael Elliot 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars Daniel Lyon Benjamin Winikoff Elizabeth Hilker Learn more about the rigorous selection process here.

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Overview of the Deportation Process and Timeline

The deportation process in the United States is lengthy and often complex. In many cases, the process can take years. The outcome of these proceedings, no matter how slow or quick, could drastically change your life. It is always best to have skilled, aggressive immigration representation going into deportation proceedings. Learn how we can assist you by calling (336) 724-2828 or sending us an...

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee in North Carolina

It is more common than you might think for employers to misclassify employees as independent contractors. The misclassification may be due to a genuine mistake, lack of knowledge of the law, or it could be intentional. If you reside and work in North Carolina and suspect your employer has misclassified you as an independent contractor, you should know your...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Immigration Law

How to Stop Deportation or Removal from the U.S.

Deportation is perhaps the most feared word for anyone residing in the U.S. without papers. You must take it seriously if you receive notice of removal proceedings from the U.S. immigration authorities. You are undoubtedly scared and uncertain of your future, but there are many defenses to deportation and even justifications for stopping deportation. If you are wondering how...

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EMP Law Attorney Honored as Business North Carolina’s 2023 Legal Elite

EMP Law is proud to announce that attorney Helen Parsonage was recognized in Business North Carolina’s 2023 Legal Elite. Out of a pool of about 1,000 attorneys, Helen received enough votes from her peers to be nominated in one of 16 specialties. This recognition highlights her dedication to her craft and outstanding contributions to the legal profession. Helen was...

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Maternity & Paternity Leave Laws in North Carolina

Are you welcoming a new child into your family? If you are, you are probably full of excitement and questions. The big question is, How do you balance work with pregnancy or a new baby? Many employees have rights to unpaid leave and job protection, while others have rights to North Carolina paid family leave.  Understanding your rights as...

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