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The Virginia General Contractor Wage Law (“VGCWL”) makes general contractors on construction jobs, under certain circumstances, liable for wages owed to the employees of the general’s subcontractors.
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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...
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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...
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Tim Coffield, attorney, discusses protections for employee pay through the Virginia Wage Protection Act.
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