By

Tim Coffield
Whistleblower Laws
Virginia’s Whistleblower Protection Law (“VWPL”) offers strong protections for Virginia workers who report unlawful practices or refuse an employer’s order to engage in unlawful practices. The law protects a wider range of conduct than that protected under Virginia’s Bowman claim jurisprudence. It covers both internal and external whistleblower activities. It allows courts to award aggrieved...
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Free Speech
In Garcetti v. Ceballos, 547 U.S. 410 (2006), the Supreme Court reaffirmed its prior decisions that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects government employees from retaliation for speaking out as private citizens on matters of public concern. But when public employees make statements pursuant to their official duties, they are not speaking as...
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Charlottesville attorney Tim Coffield explores new protections for Virginia employees under the Virgina Values Act.
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An analysis of FLSA's professional employee exemption by experienced Charlottesville attorney Tim Coffield. Find out how an FLSA exemption impacts you!
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How did the SCOTUS case of Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo demonstrate representative proff in wage classes? Read attorney Tim Coffield's article to find out!
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Tim Coffield, a Charlottesville attorney, discusses executive exemptions in FLSA.
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Tim Coffield, a Charlottesville-based attorney, shares vital information about paid leave due to coronavirus.
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Tim Coffield, an attorney in Charlottesville, VA, on the case of Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk.
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