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Strategy looms large in noncompete arena (access required)

One of the most difficult and critical decisions lawyers must make is deciding who to sue. Though it’s arguably the first decision in any lawsuit, when it comes to suing to enforce restrictive covenants such as non-competition agreements, the choice ...

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Counting Doctor Visits for ‘Chronic’ Condition (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies partial summary judgment to a plaintiff who alleges her mental health problems constituted a “chronic serious health condition” under the Family and Medical Leave Act. A “chronic serious health condition” under the FMLA is ...

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Company Fired for Hiring Competitor’s Employees (access required)

A company that sells medical equipment may sue a competitor that hired two of plaintiff’s former employees for tortious interference with contract and statutory business conspiracy; the Supreme Court of Virginia’s recent opinion in Dunlap v. Cottman Transmission Systems LLC ...

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NLRB memo could signal litigation priorities (access required)

National Labor Relations Board

WASHINGTON — Labor and employment attorneys are taking special notice of a recent memorandum issued by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board that requires regional officers to seek guidance from the board’s Division of Advice before proceeding ...

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