Month: October 2014

Vandeventer Black to Hold 29th Annual Labor & Employment Law Review and Update

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10/10/2014Vandeventer Black

Norfolk, VA. (October 10, 2014) – The Labor & Employment group of Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to host its 29th Annual Labor & Employment Law seminar on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, 777 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CEOs, in-house counsel staff, human resource professionals and… Read more »

DOL Final Rule Raises Federal Contract Minimum Wage to $10.10 per hour

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10/09/2014Lowenstein, Neil S.

DOL issued its final rule on October 7 implementing President Obama’s Executive Order 13,658 and increasing the minimum wage for workers performing federal service and construction contracts to $10.10 per hour. The final rule also sets future increases to be based upon the Consumer Price Index. Click Here for more information about the final rule.

2014 Carter Gunn Memorial Stressbuster 8K – 27 Nov

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10/09/2014Vandeventer Black

Make your reservations now for the 2014 Carter Gunn Memorial Stressbuster 8K fun fun. This year the Stressbuster 8K is November 22, 2014 at First Landing State Park, Virginia Beach, VA. Registration starts at 7:30am; the race starts at 9:00am. This is a fun, cross country 8K race along historic, scenic and rolling trails in… Read more »

Mechanic’s Liens: Part One. Technical Risks

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10/02/2014Vandeventer Black

Virginia law provides for a mechanic lien intended to insure payment to persons who supply labor or materials for construction projects. On first blush, the requirement is simple – to file the mechanic’s lien. But over the years judicial interpretations of the statutory provisions have made the requirements much more complex than that; and any… Read more »

Mechanic’s Liens: Part Two. Practical Risks

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10/02/2014Vandeventer Black

A mechanic’s lien is a powerful tool to secure payment for construction work.  As discussed in the last article, however, there are technical requirements to prepare a mechanic’s lien.  Heads Up Sprinkler lost its mechanic’s lien after five years because it failed to include a statement that it “intended to claim the benefit of the… Read more »