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At Vandeventer Black LLP, we understand the complexities of running a business, the countless factors that affect the bottom line, and the costly consequences that come with failure to comply with labor and employment laws.

We are highly attuned to our clients’ business interests, and partner with them in the development and execution of well-tailored strategies that align with their business objectives. We secure solutions, both in and out-of-court, to keep business moving forward.

Our employment lawyers advise and assist clients with employee relations,  counseling, and training; employee benefits; drafting employment contracts, employee handbooks, and policies; and the negotiation and implementation of sensitive terminations, as well as disciplinary measures. We hold annual seminars to help keep our clients current with case law and legislation developments.

Our employment law attorneys defend employers across a broad spectrum of labor and employment law and litigation matters including:

  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hiring and Sensitive Terminations
  • Union Avoidance, Labor Relations, and Unfair Labor Practice Charges
  • Employee Benefits and ERISA
  • Affirmative Action and OFCCP Compliance
  • Workplace Investigations and Training
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Litigation

Vandeventer Black has experience representing employers before numerous courts and administrative agencies, including State and Federal Courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Internal Revenue Service, Virginia Human Rights Council, Virginia Employment Commission, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, U.S. Department of Labor, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, Occupational  Safety and Health Administration, Virginia Occupational Safety and Health, Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission, and the  National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Vandeventer Black LLP is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information, please visit www.shrm.org.

HRCI® (www.HRCI.org) official seal confirms that Vandeventer Black LLP meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®.

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*This article was authored with the assistance of Summer Associate, Albert Gutiérrez. Albert is pursuing his JD at the University of Richmond School of Law. – Vaccine mandates are the subject of much discussion and controversy in nearly every industry, both in America and abroad.  As protests rage across the country, ...
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In the last article, we discussed federal standards related to heat-related illness. As it warms up this summer, now is a perfect time to update or create a heat-related illness prevention plan (HRIPP) for your business. In this article, we will highlight the benefits of creating an effective HRIPP as ...
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Virginia Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard
Anne G. Bibeau, Neil S. Lowenstein

This webinar discusses Governor Northam’s executive order #63 to create an Emergency Temporary Standard as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Overall purpose: establish requirements for employers to control, prevent, and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among employees and other persons (including customers).

BRACE YOURSELF: Virginia Employers Should Prepare Now For An Onslaught Of Litigation
Labor & Employment
Anne G. Bibeau

This webinar provides general guidance for businesses that are getting ready to reopen and the new Virginia employment laws.

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