2020 April

20 Apr: Family Leave for a Death: Understanding the Law

There are few things more challenging than dealing with the death of a family member. Employers are often in a position to help people get through a difficult time. Many employers in Virginia offer bereavement leave to their staff members in order to help them deal with the situation.  However, it is important to note…

15 Apr: A Guide to Sexual Harassment Complaints

As explained by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), workplace sexual harassment is strictly prohibited. Employees and job applicants should not be harassed based on their sex or gender. Sexual harassment can come in many different forms, including:  Unwelcome sexual advances; Requests for sexual favors (quid pro quo); Verbal sexual harassment, including comments, insults, and…

10 Apr: How to Fill out Paid Family Leave Form

Paid family leave is a form of partial wage loss replacement that allows workers to take job protected time off to bond with a new child or care for a critically ill family member. Paid family leave may be offered as part of an employee’s benefits program or it may be mandated under state law. …

05 Apr: What You Need to Know About Physician Assistant Contract Negotiations

Physicians assistants (PAs) are medical professionals who help to diagnose a patient’s health problems and devise/manage treatment plans. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) reports that there are currently 123,000 PAs in the United States—they are a critically important part of our country’s health care system.  For both medical industry employers and physician assistants,…