Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order that seeks to crack down on companies that improperly classify their employees as independent contractors. The order establishes an employee classification section within the North Carolina Industrial Commission to streamline information sharing ...Read More »
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North Carolina’s Revenue Laws Study Committee discussed the issue of construction worker misclassification at its meeting Tuesday morning to address the potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money that the state is losing because workers are classified as ...Read More »
Television networks devoted to all things real estate and home improvement are pumping out new shows in less time than it takes to drive to the neighborhood Lowe’s or Home Depot. But what’s in it for all the businesses that volunteer their time and materials to make this peculiar brand of TV work? At least four business people in Charlotte can provide varied answers to that question. Their experiences ranged from not-so-good to stellar, with stops in between. But, as a testament to the powerful allure of showbiz, all said they would do it again.Read More »
In bidding on government construction projects in North Carolina, local contractors soon may discover that close is close enough. Bills moving through the North Carolina General Assembly could give a second shot at a project to a local contractor who appears to lose out to a lower bidder from outside the area.
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