A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court ruling and ruled in favor of state foresters seeking overtime pay from the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
In other opinions released this morning from the state’s second-highest court:
- A three-judge panel offered mixed results in a disability benefits dispute involving an MRI technician for New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The three judges agreed to throw out the N.C. Industrial Commission’s finding that the worker should get temporary total disability benefits but split 2-1 on whether to allow the rest of the commission’s findings to stand.
- A unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a trial court ruling forcing Graham County commissioners to pay a local elections employee, but struck down a part of the ruling forcing the commissioners to pay the local elections board’s attorney’s fees.
- A unanimous three-judge panel affirmed a trial court ruling favoring the former CEO and executive vice president of Winston Hotels in a dispute about non-compete agreements with the company that took over their hotel chain.