The NLRB General Counsel’s Office is not wasting any time making changes to national labor law policy. General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo recently issued her third memorandum in just two months. Abruzzo’s first memo, released in… Read more
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Last week, there was a flurry of activity from the Biden Administration regarding vaccine mandates among federal employees, federal contractors, and large employers (100+ employees). Not to be outdone, Virginia implemented new revisions to the… Read more
Virginia employers face additional hurdles as the Safety and Health Codes Board, a subset of the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry, and Governor Northam finished their months-long public review of January’s Final Permanent Standard… Read more
Introduction to the New Initiative Effective January 1, 2021, Virginia’s General Assembly added several new provisions to the Virginia Tax Code, Title 58.1 of the Code of Virginia (the “Code”), to address concerns raised by… Read more
Banks are reminded that child tax credit payments made by direct deposit are exempt from creditor process. In particular, the Virginia law (Code §34-28.3) provides an exemption for any “emergency relief payment” made in accordance… Read more
As consumer demand for bitcoin rises, a small but growing number of community banks are working with their vendors to allow customers to buy, hold, and sell bitcoin and other digital assets. These efforts involve… Read more
In a growing trend, states around the nation are passing or considering their own data privacy laws. The Colorado Privacy Act (CPA, or “the Act”) will make Colorado the third state to pass major data… Read more
Even as the world slowed in 2020, threat actors picked up their pace and used work-from-home infrastructure to spread malicious attacks. These bad actors also exploited trusted software vendors from Solar Winds to Microsoft, pushing… Read more
Virginia House Bill 2175, which went into effect on July 1, 2021, makes dramatic changes to the procedure for conducting foreclosure sales in Virginia. Under the new law, the notice of the foreclosure sale for… Read more
Employers subject to state-level COVID-19 workplace safety standards are wondering what the CDC’s recent “vax or mask” rule means for them. Virginia, for example, is one of a handful of states with a state-level workplace… Read more