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Author Archives: Virginia Lawyers Weekly

FMLA doesn’t protect employee from all attendance, performance issues

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While the Family and Medical Leave Act allows covered employees to take qualifying leave for their own or a family member’s serious health condition, it does not protect an employee from all issues related to performance and absences from work, ...

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Supreme Court takes up religious accommodation test

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that calls into question a 1977 precedent that addresses when employers may reject employees’ religious accommodation requests. Under the Court’s ruling in Trans World Airlines, Inc. v. Hardison, an employer may ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions: Jan. 23 issue (access required)

On Jan. 10, 2023, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board administratively suspended Duncan Kenner Brent of Silver Spring, Maryland’s license to practice law for failing to comply with a subpoena duces tecum issued by the bar.

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