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Cooper vetoes ‘born alive’ legislation (access required)

RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would address a doctor’s responsibilities if an abortion results in an infant born alive. Cooper announced his decision April 18, two days after the General Assembly sent him a measure telling health care ...

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Young, Brook appointed to COA (access required)

Reuben Young and Christopher Brook have been appointed to fill two vacant seats on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, Gov. Roy Cooper announced April 15. Young is the chief deputy secretary for adult corrections and juvenile justice at the ...

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Terminating employees for off-duty conduct (access required)

The old adage we learned in law school—or in human resources courses—that employers may terminate “at-will” employees for “any reason or no reason at all,” as long as the reason is not discriminatory, requires a further qualification. Depending on the ...

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