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18 Sep 2017, 3:50 am by Peter Mahler
” Nor could personal jurisdiction be predicated on the letter of intent which included a Virginia choice of law provision and expressly contemplated formation of a Virginia LLC. [read post]
A private employer is generally free to fire workers for any non-discriminatory reason, and white supremacists are not a protected class under civil rights law. [read post]
20 Aug 2017, 4:57 am by California Employment Law Letter
Schickman is a partner with Freeland Cooper & Foreman LLP in San Francisco and editor of California Employment Law Letter. [read post]
25 Jul 2017, 9:30 pm by Sean Burke
Casarotto, decided in 1996, the Court struck down a Montana law that required notice that a contract is subject to arbitration to appear in underlined capital letters on the contract’s first page. [read post]
21 Jul 2017, 8:37 pm by Jon Katz
 Talk is abuzz about a July 1, 2017, Virginia law change that no longer requires a judge to suspend one’s driving privileges for marijuana 251’s if the judge exercises the option to more than double mandatory minimum community service from 24 hours to 50 hours. [read post]
19 Jul 2017, 2:30 pm by Kristen Friend
“The First Amendment only covers government action, and Twitter is a privately owned platform and not a public forum like a public sidewalk or public university,” attorney Matt Pinsker, a constitutional law scholar and Adjunct Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University told BLF. [read post]
30 Jun 2017, 7:08 am by West Virginia Employment Law Letter
For more information on the West Virginia Second Chance for Employment Act, see the June issue of West Virginia Employment Law Letter. [read post]
13 Jun 2017, 3:30 am by Eric B. Meyer
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had filed against a West Virginia coal company. [read post]
5 Jun 2017, 7:22 am by Sarah Tate Chambers
This distinction provides both a fine line and some guidance for employees and employers, at least within Virginia. [read post]
26 May 2017, 6:34 am by Jonathan Spontarelli
House member’s letter that helped push a New Jersey attorney to resign after her boss was told she was a grassroots “ringleader,” sparked questions about how much an employer can clamp down on an employee’s activism. [read post]
14 May 2017, 4:46 am by Virginia Employment Law Letter
The ACLU appealed Judge Doumar’s decision to the Richmond-based U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Virginia employers). [read post]
12 Apr 2017, 9:56 am by Heather S. Klein
Virginia, and which is likewise considered to violate the ECOA and Regulation B. [read post]
7 Mar 2017, 9:23 am by Heidi A. Nadel
Gillette alleged that the former employees misappropriate trade secrets and other confidential information to develop a wet-shaving razor for the benefit of their new employer, ShaveLogic. [read post]
7 Mar 2017, 9:23 am by Heidi A. Nadel
The Court explained that ShaveLogic did not contend that statements in a pre-litigation letter or in Gillette's complaint were defamatory or actionable themselves, but rather those "statements are evidence that might support ShaveLogic's claims of other misconduct", namely Gillette's conduct of sending pre-litigation letters threatening a baseless lawsuit and filing the baseless lawsuit.The distinction between speech and conduct, while an understandable… [read post]
7 Mar 2017, 9:23 am by Heidi A. Nadel
Gillette alleged that the former employees misappropriate trade secrets and other confidential information to develop a wet-shaving razor for the benefit of their new employer, ShaveLogic. [read post]
7 Mar 2017, 6:04 am by Tammy Binford
Plumb, an editor of Oklahoma Employment Law Letter and attorney with McAfee & Taft in Tulsa, Oklahoma, said the school case may not signal a change for employers. [read post]
3 Mar 2017, 6:31 am by Jim Sedor
” From Virginia to Washington state, legislators have introduced bills that would increase punishments for blocking highways, ban the use of masks during protests, and, in at least once case, seize the assets of people involved in protests that later turn violent. [read post]
28 Feb 2017, 3:43 am by Edith Roberts
G.G., a challenge to a Virginia school board’s bathroom policy, because “Gavin Grimm’s achievement is too important – yet too fragile – to risk it becoming a vehicle for making bad law that could harm large numbers of transgender students now and in the future. [read post]
23 Feb 2017, 6:42 am by Tammy Binford
Loughlin, a contributor to Virginia Employment Law Letter and an attorney with O’Hagan Meyer in Richmond, Virginia, said after news of the change in guidance broke. [read post]