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Companies should revisit contractors’ classification as state steps up investigations 

  From Lexology, Shyrell A. Reed and Whit Long discuss the importance of classifying workers properly for workers’ compensation purposes….

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Legal Insider: Be Wary of Non-Compete Agreements for Independent Contractors in Virginia 

From ARLnow.com, Kimberly H. Berry discusses the challenges of non-compete agreements for independent contractors. Kimberly writes: One of…

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Virginia’s ongoing efforts to address employee misclassification by construction contractors 

  From Lexology, John R. Lockard discusses Virginia’s efforts to limit employee misclassification in construction.  John writes: For several…

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Virginia and US Department of Labor Team Up to Fight Independent Contractor Misclassification 

    From Lexology, Michael L. Stevens and Karen S. Vladeck report that Virginia has become the…

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Lawsuit: Ex-employee worked 75 hours a week for Operation Smile without overtime 

  From The Virginian-Pilot, Scott Daugherty reports on a lawsuit by a worker who alleges he was…

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OSHA Targeting “Contractor” Designations in Virginia 

From JDSupra, Courtney Malveaux discusses a recent action by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry that…

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Virginia to crack down on employers who misclassify workers

From Safety and Health Magazine, an article describes how Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry is focusing…

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Virginia & North Carolina Launch New Initiatives on Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors

From, JDSupra, D. Earl Baggett, Edward Schenk III and Amanda Weaver of Williams Mullen report initiatives in…

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ASK Score: Independent contractor or employee?

  From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Learning Center — The question of who is an independent contractor seems to…

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Gov. McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Establishing Inter-Agency Task Force on Worker Misclassification

From NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather — Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe Press Release … Every…

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Virginia Significantly Raises Worker Misclassification Fines

From Virginia Workplace Law — “On July 1, 2014, the  Virginia Workers Compensation Act (the “VWCA”) significantly increased the…

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Virginia Significantly Raises Worker Misclassification Fines

From Sands Anderson PC – JDSupra — “Worker misclassification remains a number one target area for both state and federal…