Terms of Employment: North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- North Carolina Equal Employment Practices Act prohibits discrimination in employment based on certain protected characteristics. See North Carolina Antidiscrimination Laws.
- North Carolina employees are presumed to be at-will. See At-Will Employment.
- North Carolina courts enforce restrictive covenants if the terms are reasonable and necessary to protect certain business interests of the employer. See Restrictive Covenants.