Richard Wallace

Richard Wallace

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

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ALERT: Email Error - National Labor Relations Board Allows Use of Employer Email for Union Organizing

In a dramatic reversal, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) today ruled that employers may not restrict employees from using the employer’s email to communicate with fellow employees about union matters, or other...more

12/12/2014 - Email NLRB Protected Concerted Activity Purple Communications Unions

Alert: West Virginia House Bill 4283 Raises Minimum Wage and Has Unintended Consequences

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed House Bill ("HB") 4283 into law yesterday, April 1, 2014. The bill will raise West Virginia's minimum wage incrementally, from $7.25 per hour to $8 per hour on January 1, 2015,...more

4/2/2014 - Minimum Wage Wage and Hour Wages

The Dos and Don’ts of Performance Evaluations

Performance evaluations take up the time of the employer, supervisors, and of course the employee – paid time for supervisors and employees – and for a company, time is money. A performance evaluation can be a confrontation,...more

9/9/2013 - Business Development Performance Reviews

SuperVision Today - 3rd Quarter 2013

Notes from the Chair & Executive Editor - Welcome to the third-quarter edition of SuperVision Today, Spilman Thomas & Battle's labor and employment e-newsletter. We are very excited about the recently launched Spilman...more

9/4/2013 - Affordable Care Act American Express v Italian Colors Restaurant Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Compliance HIPAA Oxford Health v Sutter Performance Reviews SCOTUS

Easing the Time-frames: W.Va. Relaxes the Time in which Employer Must Pay Discharged Employees

Because of recently-enacted changes to the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act, West Virginia employers will have more time to pay final wages to discharged employees. Prior to this change, the Wage Payment and...more

5/16/2013 - Hiring & Firing New Legislation Termination Wages

SuperVision Today - 2nd Quarter 2013

In This Issue: - Notes from the Chair & Executive Editor - The Board Plays On: The NLRB Clarifies Its Position on At-Will Disclaimers - Interns This Summer? Evaluating Your Unpaid Internship Programs...more

5/16/2013 - FLSA Hiring & Firing NLRB Rule 68 Unpaid Interns Wage and Hour

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