Courts continue to make it easier for employers to adopt arbitration agreements and class action waivers.
In our most recent edition of SuperVision Today, we mentioned recent rulings from National Labor Relations Board…more
Welcome to the first issue of All Consuming. The Consumer Finance Practice Group will periodically distribute an issue of All Consuming to advise its clients and colleagues of litigation and regulatory developments affecting the…more
Confirmation of the W.Va. Attorney General's Authority to Hire Private Counsel on Behalf of the State -
For more than a decade, the circuit courts in West Virginia have wrestled with the issue of whether the State…more
This past July, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (“D.C. Circuit”) vacated a 2010 Department of Labor (“DOL”) Interpretation Letter that concluded employees who perform the “typical” job duties of a…more
On August 27, 2013, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued two Final Rules, making significant changes to the regulations implementing affirmative action under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act…more
Employers responding to the market reforms contained in the Affordable Care Act (“ACA,” also referred to as ObamaCare) are trying to grasp how it treats some current arrangements, such as health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs)…more
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (“ENDA”) is federal legislation that would prohibit employers from discriminating against potential or actual employees during hiring and employment based on their sexual orientation or…more
In This Issue:
- Federal Contractors Should be Planning Ahead for the New Section 503 and VEVRAA Rules
- Putting the Pieces Together: How the ACA Impacts Health Reimbursement and Flexible Spending…more
Recognizing that our country -- our “team,” if you will -- is stronger when all our players are on the field and playing to their full potential, our federal and some state governments have developed programs to help…more
On November 12, 2013, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals released its decision in Hersh v. E-T Enterprises, Ltd., et al., No. 12-0106. This landmark decision overturns more than 100 years of West Virginia precedent by…more
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently issued two rulings that have a significant impact on the way employers may defend cases brought under West Virginia's deliberate intent statute (W.Va. Code § 23-4-2). Concisely…more
This year the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion that significantly limits many construction warranties. In Christie v. Hartley Construction, Inc., et al., No. COA12-1385, the Court limited any action for damages…more
Morton v. West Virginia Office of Ins. Com’r, 2013 WL 5508553, -- S.E.2d ---- (Oct. 4, 2013) (per curiam). Affirming Workers’ Compensation Board of Review’s denial of compensability.
In Morton, the claimant injured her…more
In This Issue:
- Contractor Alert: Help Available for Small Businesses in the HUB Zone Program:
Recognizing that our country -- our "team," if you will -- is stronger when all our players are on the field and…more
The Supreme Court of Appeals' recent decision in McComas v. ACF Indus., Inc. could have significant implications for employer liability under West Virginia's deliberate intention statute. In McComas, the plaintiff was a welder…more
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