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Give me a break: what Virginia law says about employee meal and rest breaks

USA - January 30 2013 Most people have heard the phrase "there's no such thing as a free lunch," but the recent rash of cases across the country involving litigation over

One Racial Slur is One Too Many, Rules Third Circuit

USA - August 7 2017 Is a single racial slur by an employee’s supervisor enough to create a hostile work environment under 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866? The

The ADA and workplace drug testing: what are an employer’s rights?

USA - October 25 2012 An employee who works under the influence of drugs or alcohol at work may, at the very least, have diminished productivity and poor work performance; at worst, he poses a serious safety risk to himself and those around him

Five mistakes to avoid in drafting non-compete and non-solicitation agreements

USA - May 16 2013 Employers often seek business protection by entering into agreements with employees that restrict their business activities after leaving employment

Vaping vs. Smoking: What Does the Law Say?

USA - June 29 2016 It’s Friday night and your bar and grill is hopping with eating, drinking, socializing guests. Suddenly, one of your servers rushes up to you

Alphabet Soup Changes to the Affordable Care Act

USA - August 11 2017 With the new Trump administration and Republican control of Congress, there has been a lot of discussion about eliminating the Affordable Care Act

DOJ Backs Class Action Waivers

USA - August 11 2017 The United States Department of Justice (DOL) has made an about face and now takes the position that class action waivers in arbitration agreements

One Racial Slur is One Too Many, Rules Third Circuit

USA - August 7 2017 Is a single racial slur by an employee’s supervisor enough to create a hostile work environment under 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866? The

Appeal Held Moot and Dismissed By Court of Appeals

USA - August 7 2017 Last June, I wrote about the non-party subpoena served on the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and the anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss the CEI filed in

Legal Malpractice Claims Against Estate Planning Attorneys in Virginia: Post-Thorsen Legislation

USA - August 2 2017 The legal landscape in Virginia regarding claims for legal malpractice against estate planning attorneys changed significantly this past year when