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General Counsel Recorded Webinar
Hear business leaders discuss how they are surviving and thriving through the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 has forced businesses to change and adapt. Business leaders will discuss lessons helping them and their clients survive and thrive. Hosted by Merritt Green with the law firm General Counsel, P.C., speakers include: Mark Stevenson, Founder/CEO, SmartHR; Russell Rowzie, President,
Leesburg man arrested for $2.5M CARES Act Loan Fraud
In an October 20, 2020 Press Release, the Department of Justice announced that Didier Kindambu, was arrested on charges of fraudulently obtaining over $2.5 million in loans through the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for his businesses Papillon Air, Inc. and Papillon Holdings.  It is alleged that Kindambu created fraudulent payroll documentation and submitted
Covid-19 Workplace Sign for Virginia
Download and print any of these signs for your business. Wear-a-Mask-Posters Media Shareable- You May Not Know You’re Sick Media Shareable- Show The World You Care Media Shareable- Make Sure They Fit Media Shareable-It’s Easy to Make Your Own Media Shareable-Protect Us All Media Shareable-It Can Save Lives Media Shareable-Stay Home As Much As You
Covid-19 Cases Virginia Occupational, Safety, Health (VOSH) as of 10-21-2020
  Download this document summarizing the Covid-19 Cases Closed by Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration as of October 20, 2020.Covid-19 Cases Closed by Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration as of October 20, 2020.
Covid-19 Employment Law Webinar
General Counsel, P.C. Covid-19 Back To Work Complimentary Employment Law As employers gradually reopen, have employees return to the workplace, or simply continue to struggle through remote working, there is tremendous confusion as to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.  The Back to Work Webinar Series clarifies and provides guidance to employers. We have
Politics in the workplace
With an election quickly approaching, employers may be wondering how much political talk amongst employees they should allow. Such discussions may distract workers from completing tasks as well as create or increase tension or discord between coworkers. Moreover, many issues discussed during campaigning involve topics that are protected under various statutes. For example, many political
Former employee violating non-solicitation agreement
In a recent case, the Western District of Virginia found in favor of the employer plaintiff, granting a motion for injunctive relief enjoining the defendant’s prior employee from soliciting clients in violation of a non-solicitation agreement. There, the court found the employer was likely to succeed on the merits of the underlying breach of contract
Virginia Emrgency Covid-19 Mandatory Standard for Employers
General Counsel, P.C. Back To Work Complimentary Employment Law Part Three As employers gradually reopen, have employees return to the workplace, or simply continue to struggle through remote working, there is tremendous confusion as to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.  The Back to Work Webinar Series will hopefully clarify and provide guidance to employers.
Virginia Emrgency Covid-19 Mandatory Standard for Employers
General Counsel, P.C., presents Back To Work – A Complimentary Employment Law Series As employers gradually reopen, have employees return to the workplace, or simply continue to struggle through remote working, there is tremendous confusion as to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.  The Back to Work Webinar Series will hopefully clarify and provide guidance
fraud, statutory business conspiracy
Johnson v. Bella Gravida, LLC Jason Wilson and Christa Evans (“Defendants”) cofounded a clothing company, Bella Gravida, LLC, of which Evans was also the CEO and manager. Bella Gravida was marketed as a monthly subscription service for maternity clothing. In 2015, Stephen and Ann Johnson (“Plaintiffs”) signed a Membership Unit Purchase Agreement (“Agreement”), exchanging $30,000
Washington DC Employment Law Update
On August 31, 2020, the District of Columbia passed Act 23-407. This new law amended parts of the Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act of 2018, passed October 23, 2018.  Under Act 23-407, within 120 days of the effective day of the Act, the mayor must provide to employers a poster informing employees of certain
General Counsel Recorded Webinar
Pursuant to Virginia’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard passed by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, all employers in Virginia must take certain actions to comply with the Standard. We’ve provided brief webinar for Virginia Employers to understand what this statute is, why it is important to you and how to get your business compliant
Learn How in This Webinar! Recorded Sep 15, 2020 at 12:30 PM EDT. This Webinar provided an overview of the Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard and discuss the Virginia Emergency Standard Forms Generator (VES Forms Generator) (www.covidcomplianceplans.com), to help Employers easily and inexpensively create the tools to comply with the Emergency Temporary Standard.
Employer Regulations for Covid-19
D.C. recently passed the Protecting Businesses and Workers from COVID-19 Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. The order requires employers, for the duration of the public health emergency, to “adopt and implement social distancing and worker protection policies to prevent transmission of COVID-19” in accordance with Mayor’s Order 2020-080. The Act also prohibits employers from retaliating
Congratulations to General Counsel, P.C. client Global Consulting Services, Inc. (GCS) on its acquisition by Acclaim Technical Services, LLC. We were pleased to help with legal services through this transaction. Acclaim Technical Services, LLC (ATS)announced Sept. 1 it has acquired Global Consulting Services, Inc. (GCS), a Rockville, MD-based company with approximately 30 employees, to meaningfully differentiate and
General Counsel Recorded Webinar
Lewis Rhodes, GovCon attorney at General Counsel, P.C., delivered a webinar on how ponteial government contractors should read a government request for proposal (RFP) to maximize their odds of winning while minimizing their risk of an award being protested.  
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