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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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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…

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Major changes coming to Virginia employment laws on July 1, 2020; prepare now with this employer checklist

From JDSupra, George Ingham and Amy Kett discuss Virginia laws that take effect on July 1, 2020…

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Virginia Club Can’t Sink Exotic Dancer’s Misclassification Suit   

From AVN.com, Rhett Pardon reports on another class action lawsuit alleging exotic dancers were misclassified as independent…

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You Say Independent Contractor; Virginia Says Employee 

From JDSupra, Michael Marr discusses the recent statutes enacted by Virginia. Michael writes: The law contains two key…

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Virginia Enacts Expansive Changes to Its Employment Laws, Including Major Amendments to Human Rights Act 

From JDSupra, Garen Dodge, Nathaniel Glasser and Brian Steinbach discuss recent laws in Virginia that focus on…

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Virginia Enacts Three Bills On Employee Misclassification 

From JDSupra, Milena Radovic and Kristina Vaquera discuss recent laws enacted by Virginia. Milena and Kristina write:…

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Virginia Task Force Releases Recommendations To Address Worker Misclassification 

From JDSupra, Paul Holdsworth, Adam Lounsbury and Courtney Malveaux report the recommendations of the Virginia Task Force…

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Virginia shipping company to pay $597,000 in back wages over misclassification

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports on a settlement of almost six hundred thousand dollars for claims of…