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No Temporary Injunction on Noncompete (access required)

A Chesterfield Circuit Court denies a company’s motion for a temporary injunction against its former employee who has gone to work for a competitor in plaintiff’s suit alleging misappropriation of “trade secret” customer lists and tortious interference with contract. Plaintiff ...

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Class Certified In Seasonal Laborers’ Suit (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs’ motion to certify a class of migrant workers from Guatemala in their suit against defendants who operated a tree-planting service, alleging violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act and the ...

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Officer’s Facebook Speech Win Stands (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of the court’s earlier decision holding that one plaintiff police officer’s Facebook comments, about rapid promotion of officers with limited street experience affecting “officer safety and questions of liability,” addressed safety issues of ...

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