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California’s Employment Law Class of 2016: The Laws, Their Effects and Our Recommendations for Compliance

Each year, the California legislature – historically the most active of state regulators – reexamines the relationship between employers and their workforces and emerges with a multitude of employment law protections. 2015 was no exception. Lawmakers created novel and expansive measures, affecting companies throughout the state in varying degrees. Some of the laws, most of which take … Continue Reading

Virginia Joins Six Other States in Finding Supervisors Liable for Wrongful Discharge in Violation of Public Policy

Answering a certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Virginia Supreme Court held last week that “Virginia recognizes a common law tort claim of wrongful discharge in violation of established public policy against an individual who was not the plaintiff’s actual employer but who was the actor in … Continue Reading
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