Virginia Questions and Answers

Is it illegal for my employer to reveal my mental health diagnosis to a colleague?
I found out that, several years ago, one of my colleagues sexually assaulted three women. My knew about this when he hired him. I found out when I googled the individual. My supervisor has a plan for ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 28, 2018 08:43 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

Can an employer require a salaried employee to work almost 100 hours a week without additional compensation? I am a restaurant manager and my assistant recently quit with no notice so I have been working 9AM-12Am for almost 2 weeks straight now, this cant
I am a restaurant manager and my assistant recently quit. My district manager is not providing any help and I have literally been working 9AM-12Am for 2 weeks now, over 100 hours a week with no additi...
1 answer  |  asked May 9, 2017 04:12 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

Is a non-compete still valid if one isn't a W-2 by competitor, but a 1099?
I have a non-compete through August of 2017. A competitor is looking to hire me, although via a 1099, not as a W-2 employee. Does that make any difference in the non-compete?
1 answer  |  asked Apr 4, 2017 10:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I work in Virginia. Recently my employer gave me a promotion and called it an exempt position but from what I have read it is not exempt. I am only paid for 40 hours because I am a so called
I work 60+ hours a week and I am only paid for 40. Should I be receiving overtime or at least be getting paid for the hours I work?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2017 5:45 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

My company has pto that we earn Thur the year for vacation and they give us 4 holadays a year if I take a day off Thur. The week can they make me use a vacation day or holaday even if I ended up with 60+ hrs.
My company has pto that we earn Thur the year for vacation and 4 holadays that they give us for the year can they make me use a vacation day or holaday if I take a day off Thur the week even if I ende...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 16, 2017 08:16 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

Can an employer withhold a weeks salary when you first begin a job and then not pay you for that week if you don't give a 2 weeks notice in VA? They have this clause in their employee handbook
My former employee wont pay out a week of withheld salary because I did not give 2 weeks notice. There is a statement in the employee handbook but I did not realize they won't pay if you don't give 2 ...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 13, 2016 3:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

If I am changed from non-exempt to exempt in the middle of a workweek, do I still get OT that directly applies to my time as non-exempt? [Virginia with no daily OT law] For example, I worked Mon-Thurs as a non-exempt person, a total of 43 hours. Then Frid
If I am changed from non-exempt to exempt in the middle of a workweek, do I still get OT that directly applies to my time as non-exempt? [Virginia with no daily OT law] For example, I worked Mon-Thurs...
1 answer  |  asked May 16, 2016 09:05 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I was denied for unemployment but here's my concern. I worked one job for the government for 9yrs and another job for only 3 months. My doctor put me on restrictions due to being pregnant but my 9yr job didn't have any work for me at the moment. The job I
Can I reapply for unemployment and not add both jobs just the job I was at for 9yrs verses 3 months. Tried the appeal but did not fall through because the 3 month job lied extremely to much.
1 answer  |  asked Apr 14, 2016 7:15 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

Do i have to pay under Liquidity Damage penalty?
I moved to USA from Canada on H1B visa. My H1B holding company is in Virginia and i am in NJ. My employment agreement says these claus as a part of agreement. EQUITABLE AND OTHER REMEDIES. Employee ag...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 28, 2015 09:06 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I work for a home health agency. My employer states that I am not eintilted to over time pay. I work 110 to 132 hrs a pay period
I work for a home health agency and my employer states that I am not eintilted to over time pay. I work 110 to 132 hrs a pay period.
1 answer  |  asked Sep 15, 2015 09:33 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

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