2021 June

24 Jun: Sexual Harassment: Statute of Limitations

Workers in Virginia are protected against workplace sexual harassment under state and federal laws that protect against gender discrimination. Sexual harassment claims, however, are subject to a time limit (also called the statute of limitations) mandated under both federal and Virginia state law.  Broadly speaking, a sexual harassment claim must be initiated within six months…

23 Jun: Can an Employee Be Terminated While on Medical Leave?

In the United States, an employee may have a legal right to medical leave under certain circumstances. These medical leave rights are protected under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). FMLA provides that a qualified employee may take a maximum of 12 weeks of unpaid leave without the fear of losing their job….