DGRead 21.01.15

4th Circuit upholds shortened limitations period in arbitration agreement; Rocket Docket Update; Virginia creates Office of Civil Rights to target discrimination; DG/30 Milestone

DGRead 21.01.01

International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) Asks Jonathan Mook to Update Them on the ADA; Rocket Docket Update; Michele Kraftschik, Our Unsung Hero; DG/30 Milestone

DGRead 20.12.15

When a Title Causes Confusion; Rocket Docket Update; ADA: Recent Litigation Developments; DG/30 Milestones

DGRead 20.12.01

Big Penalties for Age Discrimination!’ ERA! ERA! ERA!: DG/30 Milestone

If you’re found liable for age discrimination, it’s going to cost you

By: Jonathan R. Mook and Colete Fontenot DiMuroGinsberg, PC The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently scored a win for older workers when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in EEOC v. Baltimore County. As a result, employers can look forward to paying back wages without […]

Virginia to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

By: Jonathan R. Mook and Colete Fontenot DiMuroGinsberg, PC When the Virginia General Assembly convened in January, ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution was at the top of the agenda. As stated in Section 1, the ERA guarantees: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged […]

DGRead 20.11.15

Labor and Employment Law Update; Best Law Firms; Marijuana Reform in Virginia? Yes!; DG/30 Milestone

Trump’s Executive Order Creates New Uncertainty for Employers

By: Jarrad Wright At the end of September, President Trump issued Executive Order 13950 innocuously titled “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping,” which has ignited a storm of controversy among employers that do contracting with the federal government. Among other things, the Executive Order bars federal contractors and subcontractors from conducting certain types of racial sensitivity […]

DGRead 20.10.15

Keep a Paper Trail!; Rocket Docket Update; Employee or Contractor? Don’t Misclassify!; DG/30 Milestone

Virginia Law Targets Worker Misclassification

By:  Jayna Genti Companies misclassifying their employees as independent continues to be a hot-button issue throughout the country, and Virginia is no exception. In the last year alone, legislation related to independent contractor misclassification was introduced at the federal level and in at least 20 states. New Jersey and California recently enacted employee misclassification laws, […]