The “Speak Out Act,” which limits the enforceability of confidentiality and nondisparagement clauses, has passed Congress and is expected to be signed into law by President Joe Biden. The Act limits ...
Many employers are under the false impression that, by simply calling someone an independent contractor or giving them a “1099,” they can avoid myriad employment-related costs and obligations. But ...
U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor pleaded no contest Dec. 5 to three election-related misdemeanor charges in a case involving fraudulent petition signatures. Robert “Rob” Catron will avoid prison time after ...
General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo called for limits on electronic monitoring and automated management practices by employers. The memo describes various technologies that are increasingly being used to ...
Where the trial court sentenced appellant to 80 days in jail for failing to report to probation, the court incorrectly interpreted the statute that limits sentences for technical violations, such as ...
A special grand jury convened at the direction of Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has issued a scathing report against a Northern Virginia school system accusing it of mishandling a student who sexually ...
Where the Secretary of Labor moved to prohibit goods made by employees who weren’t paid lawful wages from entering the stream of commerce, but the company had already ceased the offending conduct and ...
Where an employee alleged her employer breached its fiduciary duty under ERISA by maintaining an allegedly imprudent investment option in its retirement plan, ERISA’s safe harbor did not apply to her ...
Where a customer agreed that any disputes with her bank would be litigated in the Eastern District of Virginia, her suit was transferred from Texas to the Alexandria Division. Although the customer ...
Where an insurance policy required a homeowner to replace his damaged property within two years from the date of the fire, but the homeowner waited more than two years before purchasing a replacement ...
Where a journalist sued the City of Charlottesville for violating his First Amendment rights by refusing to produce documents about gag clauses in settlements of civil-rights suits, but he failed to ...
Where a woman sued her ex-husband for return of all assets awarded in their divorce, but both parties resided in Virginia and there was no allegation the ex-husband was acting under color of state law ...