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Virginia Overtime Wage Act: A Handy Guide to Overtime Protections for Virginia Employees
The Virginia Overtime Wage Act (“VOWA”) requires employers to pay covered employees overtime compensation. In some ways, the VOWA is similar to the overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. In other ways, including the calculation of overtime rates for salaried employees, the availability of triple damages, and the time period for which...
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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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Tim Coffield, attorney, discusses protections for employee pay through the Virginia Wage Protection Act.
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