A new PowerPoint presentation, "Advanced Virgina Workers' Compensation Issues," is now available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com. The presentation addresses issues including the exclusive remedy doctrine, employer defenses based on willful misconduct, and claims for wrongful discharge in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim. It includes citations to important recent decisions of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission and the courts on these issues. The presentation is provided as a service to Virginia employers and is offered free of charge. To download the presentation, click here.
The following employee handbook resources now are available to download:
New Presentation Now Available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com: Expansion of ADA Disabilities and Accommodation Obligations
To download the PowerPoint presentation "Expansion of ADA Disabilities and Accommodation Obligations" click here. It is free of charge and is available for unlimited use and distribution.
To download the PowerPoint presentation "Wage Hour Crackdown" please click here. It is free of charge and is available for unlimited use and distribution.
Now available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com: "Drafting Employee Handbooks for Virginia Employers" presentation and model computer system employee handbook policy
The following resources now are available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com. For the PowerPoint presentation "Drafting Employee Handbooks for Virginia Employers" presented by Ray Hogge on February 20, 2014 as part of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series, click here. For a pdf of that PowerPoint presentation, click here. For a model computer system employee handbook policy (pdf), click here. For information or assistance in drafting or revising employee handbooks and personnel policies, contact Ray Hogge at (757) 961-5400.
Save the Date: June 3, 2014 - Ray Hogge to present "Is Your Employee Handbook Up to Date? Essential Components and Sample Policies for Today's Workplace" at National Business Institute Seminar "Human Resources Law: What You Need to Know Now"
On June 3, 2014, Ray Hogge will present "Is Your Employee Handbook Up to Date? Essential Components and Sample Policies for Today's Workplace" at the seminar "Human Resources Law: What You Need to Know Now" presented by the National Business Institute in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Other sessions will include "The Affordable Care Act and Other Developments in Employment Law," "Wage and Benefit Issues," "Discrimination and Harassment," "Employee Discipline and Termination," "Workplace Safety," and "Workplace Behavior and Privacy Issues." CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Save the Date: April 29, 2014 - Ray Hogge and Ken Golski to speak at "Employment Law Beyond the Basics" seminar in Norfolk, Virginia presented by Sterling Education Services
On April 29, 2014 Sterling Education Services, Inc. will host a full-day seminar "Employment Law Beyond the Basics" in Norfolk, Virginia. Hogge Law attorney Ray Hogge will present the sessions "FLSA / Wage and Hour Crackdown" and "Advanced FMLA and ADA issues." Hogge Law attorney Ken Golski will present the sessions "NLRB's expanding Agenda" and "Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace." Other sessions will include "Sexual, Racial and Other Harassment and Discrimination," PPACA / Obamacare: What Employer's Need to Know," and "Termination Best Practices." We will provide a link to the seminar website as soon as registration opens.