Category Archives: Employment

10 Everyday Reasons to Have an Attorney

Consider this: in your daily life you probably have more than a handful of professionals you call upon for certain situations you just can’t handle on your own. You probably don’t cut your own hair, if you’re like most Americans you probably take your car to a mechanic when it breaks down, if...
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Norfolk chosen for EEOC Pilot Project

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last week that 11 of its 53 offices across the country will begin a pilot program called “ACT Digital” to digitally transmit Charges of Discrimination and related documents to employers. This system applies to private and public employers, unions and employment agencies.The Norfolk Local Office is included in...
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Davis Law Group Celebrates Small Business Week

May 4 - 8, 2015 is National Small Business Week.

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Week has been recognized every year since 1963. This week “recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.” Right now is a great time to be a small business owner. The economy is growing,...
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Say “Hello DOLI”: New rules for Virginia employers of minors take effect

carol-channingEmployers of minors entering the work force must obtain youth employment certificates and must verify the age of the minor employee.  Effective July 1, 2013, Va. Code §§40.1-92, 40.1-93 and 40.1-96 were amended, thereby shifting responsibility for the issuance of...
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