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New Virginia State Compensation Laws that Impact Your Workplace
If you have employees, this presentation is for you! This 1-hour presentation will review the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and provide detailed information on Virginia’s new overtime compensation law that went into effect July 1, 2021. Learn about appropriate classifications of employees, when and how overtime is paid, and what penalties employers can face for violations. This webinar is being presented by two experienced management-side employment lawyers who have decades of experience counseling employers on how to pay employees correctly as well as experience representing employers who made mistakes. You will walk away with tips for improving your workplace compensation programs and have all of your questions answered.

Approved for 1 HRCI and 1 SHRM credit.

Aug 17, 2021 09:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Laura L. Rubenstein
Partner @Wright, Constable & Skeen
Laura L. Rubenstein is a partner in Wright, Constable & Skeen’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and a member of firm’s Executive Committee. Her practice includes advising clients on workplace law, including COVID-19’s impact on work culture. She represents businesses and nonprofit organizations in a wide range of matters and successfully handles and guides clients through harassment and discrimination investigations claims filed against company leadership. Laura defends against wage disputes, harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims, as well as breach of contract lawsuits. Laura regularly drafts employment contracts, restrictive covenants, employee handbooks, disciplinary and termination letters as well as separation agreements. Laura also enjoys advising on Board governance matters, working with company officers and C-level executives. She regularly provides on-site training for leaders to reduce legal exposure.
Melissa Menkel McGuire
Partner @Wright, Constable & Skeen
Melissa Menkel McGuire is a partner at Wright, Constable & Skeen in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ms. McGuire represents businesses in all aspects of employment law and aggressively defends claims alleging violations of wage and hour law, wage payment and collection law, family and medical leave law, employment civil rights laws and breach of contract. She also defends employment tort claims such as wrongful discharge, negligent hiring and retention and defamation. Ms. McGuire regularly provides employers advice and counsel on all aspects of the employment relationship, including disciplinary matters, leave, benefits, policies and procedures, wage and hour compliance, protection of proprietary information, employment contracts, severance, unemployment benefit issues, hire letters, discrimination and retaliation, independent contractor classification and employee medical issues.