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Jennifer McGrew is a law clerk in the Labor Department and a member of the Labor General Group. Jennifer earned a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where she was a member of the Black Law Students Association, Womxn of Color Collective, and First-Generation Professionals. While at Duke, Jennifer worked as a Faculty Research Assistant focusing on discrimination in the workplace.

Prior to law school, Jennifer earned a M.Ed. from Boston College and is currently completing her Ph.D.

Virginia has enacted two new laws which will further limit employers’ use of nondisclosure and nondisparagement agreements with employees and prospective employees and will bar the use of social security numbers as employee identification numbers and on employee identification badges or cards. The new laws go into effect July 1, 2023.

Restrictions on Nondisclosure, Confidentiality

In the wake of the recent news of bank failures, businesses—and their investors—are rightly concerned about the implications of a missed or delayed payroll.  Let’s look at those implications, and strategies for minimizing risk.

Obligation to Make Payroll

Under federal and most state laws, employers have both timing-of-pay and frequency-of-pay obligations.  Under most of these

With the arrival of the new year comes the effective date of many new leave laws (and expansion of existing leave laws) across the United States. Below we summarize family and sick leave laws that will take effect across various states in 2023.


California employers will see two main changes to leave laws in

Effective December 31, 2022, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Employer Commuter Transit Benefit Program requires covered employers to make available for all covered employees a mass transit and bicycle commuter benefits program.

For purposes of the law, covered employers are those that employ fifty or more covered employees, which are defined as any person who performs an