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Virginia Federal Court Dismisses FMLA Claim Against Supervisor

By |March 4th, 2014|

A recent decision in a case pending before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia may further […]

Faulty EEOC Charge Leads to Dismissal of Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Claims

By |March 27th, 2013|

An employee who alleged she was subjected to a sexually harassing work environment, gender discrimination, and retaliation under Title VII of […]

Use of Misappropriated Trade Secret Not Required For a Trade Secrets Act Violation

By |January 31st, 2013|

If an employee misappropriates their current or former employer’s proprietary information, and discloses such information to its new employer and/or […]

Retaliation Claims In Virginia

By |January 25th, 2013|

A Primer On Trade Secrets Law for Businesses In Virginia

By |January 25th, 2013|

Inequitable Treatment in Severance Packages May Lead to a Discrimination Claim

By |March 12th, 2012|

Although not contractually required to do so, many employers offer their management-level employees a severance package in the event of a reduction-in-force […]

Non-Compete Ruled Unenforceable by Virginia Circuit Court

By |January 11th, 2012|

For several years now, many practitioners that advise and/or draft non-competes for their business clients have stopped including language in […]

Fairfax County Circuit Court Awards Damages To IT Government Contractor In Non-Compete Case Against Subcontractor

By |December 29th, 2011|

A Fairfax County Circuit Court judge awarded a Virginia information technology government contractor $172,395 in damages in a non-compete case […]

Employee Allowed to go Forward with Sexual Harassment & Retaliation Claims

By |September 26th, 2011|

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals allowed a former city employee’s sexual harassment and retaliation claims to proceed to trial […]

Eastern District of Virginia Court Allows FMLA Suit Against Individual County Official Individual May Be Deemed an “Employer” Under the FMLA

By |August 9th, 2011|

Plaintiff Patricia Weth, formerly a deputy treasurer for litigation in the Arlington County Treasurer’s Office, took leave under the Family […]