Category: Virginia

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Bookkeeper for Virginia Common Interest Community Presumed to be an Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Kevin Kernan, Kathryn Murphy, and Nasim Saeidi discuss changes in the laws of Virginia governing…

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Understanding the New Rules of Independent Contractor Classification Law

From JDSupra, Brian Muse and Joshua Rogers provide an excellent analysis of the new independent contractor rule,…

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Misclassification of workers brings stiff penalties in Virginia

From The Virginian Pilot, Joe Moriarty discusses some of the penalties in Virginia for misclassifying workers as…

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Virginia Court Says Amazon Misclassified Driver and Must Pay Unemployment Taxes on Similar Workers

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that the Virginia Court of Appeals said that an Amazon Flex driver…

Posted in Virginia Workers Compensation

Virginia Independent Contractor Denied Workers Comp Benefits

Virginia Lawyers Weekly reports on a recent case in which Scott Brian Dunn (“Dunn”), the owner of…

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US Department of Labor secures $278K in back wages, damages for construction workers misclassifed by construction staffing agency

The United States Department of Labor announced a consent judgement in which a construction staffing agency agreed…

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Contractual Choice of Law Provision Can’t Shield Employer From State Wage and Hour Class Action

From JDSupra, Suzanne Newcomb discusses a recent case in which the choice of law provision in an…

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Court orders Norfolk staffing agency to pay more than $7.2M in back wages, damages to 1,105 aides, nurses after federal investigation, litigation

The United States Department of Labor announced a court order requiring a medical staffing firm to pay…

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Subcontractor Pleads Guilty to Felony Worker Misclassification-Related Charges Brought by VA Attorney General

Virginia’s Attorney General reports the first criminal charges brought under a new statute that criminalizes wage theft.  …

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A Growing Number of States, Including Virginia, Have Started Requiring Reporting of Independent Contractors to the State New Hire Directory 

From JDSupra, Merrell Renaud discusses the new requirement in Virginia to report hiring/engaging with independent contractors. Merrell…

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Exotic dancers at Headlights Gentleman’s Club in Norfolk sue, claim they were cheated of wages and tips

From the Daily Press, Jane Harper reports another lawsuit alleging that exotic dancers were misclassified as independent…

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A Growing Number of States, Including Virginia, Have Started Requiring Reporting of Independent Contractors to the State New Hire Directory 

From JDSupra, Merrell Renaud discusses the new requirement for Virginia companies to report the new hire of…