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Not all noncompete agreements in Virginia are subject to the
restrictive rules governing noncompete agreements formed between employers and
employees. Noncompete agreements entered into between two sophisticated parties
outside of the employment context...
By D. Earl Baggett and J. Nelson Wilkinson
On January 1, 2014, it became illegal for Rhode Island employers to ask about criminal convictions on job applications. Employers in that state now face civil rights charges, monetary damages, and even liability...
Virginia is a "deferral state" for Title VII
purposes, meaning that it has a state law prohibiting discriminatory employment
practices and has a state or local agency (e.g., the Virginia Council on
Human Rights ) authorized to grant relief...
The Case of the Week comes to us from Virginia. I don't
usually cover out-of-state law, but this case essentially recognizes a new
theory of liability (at least I've never heard of it before) that allows
employees to sue individuals, instead...
Federal laws protect whistleblowers from retaliation
because the government wants people to report fraud in government contracts.
When Weihua Huang, a principal investigator on a National Institutes of Health
(NIH) research grant at the University...