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Congress Enacts COVID-19 Paid Leave Entitlements

by Jonathan Mook DiMuroGinsberg, PC The coronavirus has wreaked havoc throughout the country, creating significant hardships on employees and employers alike as businesses adjust to the new world in which persons are advised to “shelter in place.” To help alleviate the situation, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), which creates two […]

Covid-19 and The Rush to Remote Office Work, The Basics.

by Zachary Deubler DiMuroGinsberg, PC Offices around the country are shutting their doors and directing staff to work from home as the World Health Organization on Friday confirmed more than 132,000 cases of COVID-19 (COVID-19) worldwide and declared the outbreak a world-wide pandemic. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging a nationwide […]

The Coronavirus and DiMuroGinsberg

DiMuroGinsberg is taking the Coronavirus seriously, while trying to continue business as seamlessly as possible. For that reason, we have instituted the following measures to ensure the safety of our clients, attorneys, colleagues, and friends: If you have an appointment at our offices and are not feeling well, please let us know and we will […]

DGRead 20.03.15

Coronavirus, Oh My!; Rocket Docket Update; Noncompetes—Are They Enforceable?; DG/30 Milestone

The Coronavirus —How Do We Manage It?

by Stephanie West DiMuroGinsberg, PC Are you one of those people that washes your hands every chance you get in order to ward off Coronavirus? And, are you well-stocked at home and ready to be quarantined for a month if necessary? OR Are you someone who thinks this Coronavirus scare is a bunch of brouhaha […]

Are your noncompetes enforceable? Government contractors face fresh scrutiny

by M. Jarrad Wright DiMuroGinsberg, PC Noncompete agreements can be an effective way to protect your business if former employees or independent contractors are working for a rival business and using the skills, information, and contacts they acquired while working for you. A recent Virginia Circuit Court decision, however, highlights the need for companies that […]

DGRead 20.03.01

When is a Final Order Really a Final Order?; The Federal Bar Association – Northern VA Chapter Trivia Night!; DiMuroGinsberg Annual Family Game Night; DG/30 Milestone

DGRead 20.02.15

eDiscovery and How to Best Use it; Rocket Docket Update; Pitfalls of Outsourcing Background Checks; DG/30 Milestone

Be careful when outsourcing your background checks

by M. Jarrad Wright DiMuroGinsberg, PC The potential pitfalls of using a consumer reporting agency and maintaining compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) were highlighted in a recent decision by the federal district court in Richmond, Virginia. In the case, job applicants filed a class action lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank and […]