Posted by Crypto CoinsNews on September 22, 2018 05:33:17 The nail plant that’s responsible for supplying nail polish for the nail salon industry is shutting its doors after being hit with a state court ruling that requires the company to pay the state more than $400,000.
Nail plant owner and owner of the business, Mark Miller, is being sued by the state for violating a 2014 state law that mandates a certain percentage of each product that nail salon owners produce be donated to charities.
The lawsuit alleges that the company has failed to comply with the law and is therefore being sued for violations of the state’s Fair Labor Standards Act.
The state has argued that the nail plant will not be able to continue operations if it cannot meet the required percentage, according to court documents.
The case was filed in October by Miller’s attorney, Tom Gorman.
Gorman said in a statement to The Associated Press that he plans to appeal the case, which he said could take months.
Miller has not responded to a request for comment.
“The lawsuit filed against Mark Miller is a sham and it is an attempt to get him out of business,” Gorman added.
“This lawsuit is nothing more than a publicity stunt to get attention and garner publicity for a lawsuit he has not even filed yet.”
Nail plants, which are common in North Carolina, produce thousands of tons of nail polish annually.
Some states require that all nail polish must be donated and donated to a charity, but North Carolina does not.
The law, which was passed in 2013 and is supposed to provide for a charitable contribution, does not require the amount of nail plant proceeds to be made public.
The amount of money the state receives depends on whether a charity agrees to provide the product to a particular nail salon, according a 2015 law.
The nail salon owner’s attorney says the state is attempting to make the donation requirement irrelevant.
“As we have argued before, this court has no jurisdiction over charities and its only a question of whether a nonprofit is legally required to make a charitable donation,” said Gorman in a prepared statement.
“In our view, the law requires charities to make charitable contributions in accordance with their legal obligations under the law.
That is the basis of the lawsuit.”
Gorman is also suing the state over a similar state law enacted in 2014 that mandates that nail plant owners provide all of their products to the charities they choose.
The legislation also requires nail plant vendors to pay an annual tax to the state, according the AP.
Miller said in court documents that the state failed to properly comply with that law.
“Since its enactment, the State has failed in its duty to provide a charitable benefit, and has been unable to meet its obligation to provide nail polish to charities, to the extent it has been required to provide it,” Miller said.
“It is the state of North Carolina’s intent to prevail on the complaint to collect the $400 million judgment.
The State has not complied with its obligation.”
Miller said he expects the state to appeal, and that he is confident that he will win.
“I expect it to be appealed, and I’m confident that the Court will ultimately come to the same conclusion that it has in the past,” he said.
The attorney general’s office did not immediately respond to a phone call seeking comment.
The Associated American, a statewide news source covering North Carolina politics, said in an earlier report that the lawsuit was filed by Miller in the state Supreme Court in an attempt “to have the court throw out the state law, claiming that it is unconstitutional, and therefore invalid.”
The AP wrote that the attorney general is asking for a preliminary injunction that would prevent the state from enforcing the law “unless it is found to be valid under North Carolina law.”
Miller’s company, Miller International, produces about 1,000 tons of the nail polish a year, according its website.
The company’s sales are expected to continue in North America.