Archive | September, 2017


Obama Overtime Exemption Minimum Pay Requirement Dropped

The Fair Labor Standards act requires that workers be paid an overtime premium (generally time-and-a-half) if they work over 40 hours in any given week. There is an exemption available for “any employee employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity.” To determine if the exemption fits an employee’s situation, three factors are […]

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Jim Vaughan to participate in his 5th Solar Bear Ride

Shareholder Jim Vaughan will participate in his 5th Solar Bear Ride, an annual three-day, 270-mile bicycle trek from Winston-Salem to Oak Island, North Carolina, to raise money for – and awareness of – Cancer Services of Winston-Salem. This year’s ride will take place from September 21 through  September 24. Over the past 4 years, the […]

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Daniel Vandergriff Attends Saluda II Solar Farm Ribbon Cutting

Blanco Tackabery renewable energy attorney Daniel Vandergriff attended the ceremonial ribbon cutting by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster celebrating the Saluda II solar farm recently constructed and placed in service in Saluda, South Carolina.  The 3.4 MWac solar photovoltaic energy generation facility will interconnect with South Carolina Electric & Gas to power approximately 600 homes […]

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