Lauren Darden and Ashley Waterbury

The Department Of Labor Published Guidance On The Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Key Takeaways For Employers

Since the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”) was enacted, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) published guidance for employers to understand their obligations under this new unprecedented legislation.
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“A violation here, a violation there, now OSHA can abate everywhere?”

A recent ALJ ruling in an OSHA case may signal a significant increase in OSHA’s attempts to enforce standards at locations they have not even inspected. In Secretary of Labor v. Central Transport, LLC (available here), OSHA filed a complaint requesting “enterprise-wide abatement”.
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New Landlord-Tenant Rules

In 2017, the Virginia General Assembly passed important omnibus revisions to Virginia landlord-tenant law. These revisions, in the form of House Bill 2033 ("H.B. 2033"), became effective as of July 1, 2017.