Workplace Investigation
In a recent case, the Western District of Virginia found that emails between defendants were not entitled to the work product privilege and were instead discoverable. The court held that for the work product privilege to apply, the subject materials “must be part of the process of seeking, developing, or conveying legal advice or strategy”
Virgnia Department of Labor and Industry
As a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry has promulgated new temporary measures that all employers within Virginia must adhere to in order to minimize the risk of contagion. The new law is expected to take effect on July 27, 2020, and all employers within the state must
Employee at work
Now that local and state restrictions are easing and businesses are starting to reopen, business owners must determine whether and to what extent to reopen the workplace. While they may be eager to reopen workplaces for financial reasons, they may also be wondering what may happen if they reopen and an employee or customer contracts
Writing Contracting Dispute Language
Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution, aimed at resolving disputes outside of the traditional court system. You can find more information about arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution generally, here. In context of employment agreements, mandatory arbitration requires employees to utilize arbitration instead of the public court system and these agreements are typically entered