Virginia Supreme Court Confirms Employee Firings on the Spot

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06/23/2016Lowenstein, Neil S.

My law partner Anne Bibeau, who focuses her law practice on employment and labor law matters, provided this summary of the Virginia Supreme Court’s recent decision in the case of Johnson v. William E. Wood & Associates, Inc.: In a recent opinion involving a fired realtor, the Virginia Supreme Court confirmed that at-will employees can… Read more »

Construction Forecast For 2017: What Project Types Are Predicted To Be Hot

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06/16/2016Nicholos, George M.

LAW TIPS Authored by Attorney George Nicholos According to the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) semi-annual Construction Consensus Forecast, construction spending in the non-residential market is predicted to increase by 8.3 percent in 2016 and by 6.7 percent in 2017.  Demand is expected to be especially high for project types that include hotels, office space,… Read more »

General Accountability Office Proposing Fee for E-Filing Protests

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06/14/2016Vandeventer Black

LAW TIPS Dissatisfied bidders and offerors can currently file protests for free electronically, but the General Accountability Office (GAO) is now proposing a $350 fee. The reasons given for the change are to finance the program, including a new system, and seemingly to discourage what the GAO’s considers unnecessary filings that result from the current… Read more »