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E-Verify E-very E-mployee
Effective January 15, 2009, the Federal Acquisition Regulations have been amended to make the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") E-Verify System mandatory for certain federal contractors.
By Robert J. Barry

Credit Union Legal Update - Winter 2009
In This Issue:
- Loan Workouts, Loan Modifications and Loan Extension
- Loan Participation - Thank You, NCUA
- Here Comes GINA!
- New FMLA Regulations Now in Effect
- Grave Robbery and Identity Theft
- Refusal or Suspension of Credit Union Services
- Removal of a Board Member
- FTC Issues Report on SSNs and Identity Theft
- Website Considerations and Mergers
- Working With Residential Mortgage Borrowers
- Employers Forced to Lay Off Employees Face Legal Risks
- The Rules of Vendor Management
By E. Andrew Keeney

Employment Law Update - Winter 2009
In This Issue:
- New FMLA Regulations Now in Effect
- Not Worried About Unions? Maybe You Should Be!
- Employers Forced to Lay-Off Employees Face Legal Risks
- E-Verify System Soon to be Required for Government Contractors
- 2009 On the Job: Supervisory Training Clinic
- 25th Annual Employment Law Update: How Sweet It Is...
By Labor & Employment

Kaufman & Canoles Announces New Partners (2009)
HAMPTON ROADS - JANUARY 2009 - Kaufman & Canoles is pleased to announce that ANTHONY W. BASCH, R. JOHAN CONROD JR, DUSTIN H. DEVORE SHAD C. FAGERLAND, AMY L. HARMAN, NICOLE J. HARRELL, W. HUNTER OLD, JONATHAN B. REED,  and DAVID J. SULLIVAN have become partners of the firm.
By Anthony W. Basch, R. Johan Conrod Jr., Dustin H. DeVore, Amy L. Harman, Nicole J. Harrell, W. Hunter Old and Jonathan B. Reed

Employment Law Update - Fall 2008
In This Issue:
- Here Comes GINA!
- Noncompetition Agreements Continue to Take a Beating in Virginia
- EEOC Chair to Speak at K&C "Silver" Seminar
- Congress Passes Changes to ADA
- 2007's Most Outrageous Employment Case
- 25th Annual Employment Law Update: How Sweet It Is...
By Labor & Employment

Spurring Settlement of Cost Recovery Actions Through Litigation
David Graham's article "Spurring Settlement of Cost Recovery Actions Through Litigation" was featured in the Environmental Reporter
By David B. Graham

A Contractor's License: Who Needs One and Why
When completing work for a contractor, one of the first questions to ask is whether each of the contractors involved has a valid Virginia contractor’s license. The answer to this question not only is relevant to contract negotiations but also affects construction disputes for completed work. The answer to the licensure question can be quickly obtained by entering the names of the contractors in the search box on the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation’s (“DPOR”) website (www.dpor.virginia.gov).1 This article examines the basic statutory requirements for licensure and the consequences of failing to comply with such requirements.
By Kristan B. Burch