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  • Miss Utah on Gender and Unequal Pay: Create Education Better
    Miss Utah on Gender and Unequal Pay: Create Education Better

    Miss Utah Hits the News If you’ve been watching the public debacle regarding the most recent Miss USA pageantry, you’ve seen a lot of Miss Utah in the news. Despite the fact that Miss USA contestant ...

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  • Exceptions to the Doctrine of Employment at Will
    Exceptions to the Doctrine of Employment at Will

    If you have been following my blog (thank you!), you may know by now that Virginia is an employment at will jurisdiction. This means that your employer can fire you the moment you start working for ...

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  • Can Your Employer Fire You Without Notice or Cause?
    Can Your Employer Fire You Without Notice or Cause?

    Because of the economic recession, finding a job can be difficult, and keeping one can be very difficult. At-Will Employment Virginia is an employment at will state. This means that your employer can ...

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  • The Virginia Workers' Compensation Act Requires Employers to Carry Insurance
    The Virginia Workers' Compensation Act Requires Employers to Carry Insurance

    Although the federal government administers its own workers’ compensation benefits, each state is responsible for enacting state laws governing workers’ compensation benefits for injured workers. In ...

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  • 3 Common Exceptions to the Employment at Will Doctrine
    3 Common Exceptions to the Employment at Will Doctrine

    In most states, your employer can terminate you without (much) notice and without cause, in most cases, according to the employment at will doctrine. This common law doctrine allows employers and ...

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  • The Virginia Payday Loan Act May Help Payday Loan Borrowers
    The Virginia Payday Loan Act May Help Payday Loan Borrowers

    Payday loan companies may help provide necessary cash to desperate consumers facing emergencies, but they may do more harm than good. Payday loans are short-term loans made by payday lenders that ...

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