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Andrea Campbell Davison is a shareholder at Bean, Kinney & Korman with practice concentrations in bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, and commercial and real estate loan transactions....

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LATEST NEWS / November 16, 2023

Are You a Joint Employer Under the NLRB’s New Rule? Why it Matters to Your Business

On October 26, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued a long-awaited new rule addressing the standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The NLRB’s new rule significantly expands the definition of “joint employment” under the NLRA. Under the NLRB’s new rule, one company may be considered the joint employer of… Read more
LATEST NEWS / November 15, 2023

Exploring the Spectrum of Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Entities

Determining exactly what type of non-profit structure your entity has, and which exempt organizations may apply, is a critical first question for your organization. The mission, vision, and values are the beating heart of your nonprofit's activities. Still, fiscal responsibilities play a pivotal role in the survival and success of your organization. In this fourth and final part of our… Read more
LATEST NEWS / November 8, 2023

Structuring, Growing, and Nurturing Your Nonprofit Board

Non-profit organizations are generally governed by a board of directors. The board retains the chief executive officer, sets the organization’s strategy, establishes the budget, and tries to develop resources to meet the missions and strategy of the organization. The board of directors plays a pivotal role in guiding and amplifying the organization's efforts. The board makes the difference between an… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 30, 2023

The Risks of Reusing Employment Document Templates

As we navigate through 2023, the employment law landscape continues to shift and evolve, more so than many experts had anticipated. The dynamic regulatory framework has been particularly noteworthy, with federal government agencies actively weighing in and reshaping the contours of employment documentation. Of particular interest to employers should be the close scrutiny severance agreements have come under by key… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 27, 2023

The Basics of Nonprofit Governing Documents

This second post in our four-part series explores the basic documents that establish the structure of a non-profit and its governance. It is axiomatic that nonprofits exist to create positive change, serving communities, and advancing societal betterment. Yet, even with the most altruistic intentions, a nonprofit can only succeed when it is built upon a solid legal and structural foundation.… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 23, 2023

Flex Drivers are Amazon Employees, not Contractors, Says Virginia Appeals Court

In a case with significant consequences for gig economy workers and businesses in the Commonwealth, the Virginia Court of Appeals ruled recently that Amazon Logistics, Inc. (Amazon) had misclassified Ronald Diggs, a Flex delivery driver, as an independent contractor, when, in fact, he was an Amazon employee. With the Court’s finding, Amazon now owes unemployment insurance taxes and penalties to… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 19, 2023

“Parking Reimagined”: A Fresh Approach to Modernizing County Parking

In a practical move towards modern urban planning, Fairfax County's Parking Reimagined project has taken a big step in reshaping the local parking landscape. Having received approval from the Board of Supervisors following a public hearing on September 26, 2023, the initiative targets modernizing off-street parking and loading requirements, ensuring they're in sync with current and future needs. Spotlight on… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 13, 2023

“Plan Langston Blvd” to Reach County Board in November

Plan Langston Blvd, a transformative vision for Route 29, envisions a tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly highway with modern apartments over retail spaces. As we approach the final stages of discussion and potential approval, the County Board could approve the Plan at their November board hearing. In this blog, we’ll shed some light on the recent developments, concerns, and diverse public opinions surrounding… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 2, 2023

EEOC Touts its Aggressive Enforcement Efforts in FY’23

On September 29, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) announced its year-end litigation round-up, summarizing the Commission’s enhanced efforts to enforce federal employment laws. The EEOC enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, and parts of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The EEOC filed 143 new… Read more
LATEST NEWS / October 2, 2023

Laying the Groundwork for an Effective Nonprofit

This is the first part in a four-part series on “Legal Foundations for Starting and Operating a Nonprofit.” Starting a new business is exciting for every founder. Founding a nonprofit adds the layer of creating positive change in the world which adds depth and meaning as well. Meeting the challenge of starting a nonprofit requires first understanding a series of… Read more
LATEST NEWS / September 14, 2023

New Overtime Protections: What Employers and Employees Need to Know

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently shook up the labor market with an announcement that could significantly impact 3.6 million low-paid salaried workers in the United States. Under the new rule proposed by the DOL, the new salary threshold for overtime pay eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) would be set at $1,059 per week or about… Read more
LATEST NEWS / September 7, 2023

What is Up for Contractors When the Federal Government Shuts Down?

With the Senate returning from its August recess on September 5, 2023, and the House not back in session until September 12, 2023, -- and differences of hundreds of billions of dollars on spending remaining between the two chambers -- time may have run out to avoid a federal government shutdown on October 1, 2023, according to many experts. Without… Read more
LATEST NEWS / September 6, 2023

The Road Ahead: Reimagining the 8(a) Program and Federal Contracting

This is Part 3 in a Three-Part Series. Read Part 2. The recent ruling on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program has stirred much debate and speculation. With the blanket assumption of social disadvantage based on race or ethnicity overturned by a Tennessee Federal District Court, a new path for the program's future awaits. This concluding piece in our… Read more
LATEST NEWS / September 5, 2023

Unpacking The University of Virginia’s New Legacy Admissions Approach

In a move that has ignited debates in academia and beyond, the University of Virginia (UVA) announced recently that it has adjusted its policy concerning legacy preferences in admissions. This change comes in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. Harvard College, et al. (“SFFA”), ruling against the constitutionality of race-conscious… Read more
LATEST NEWS / August 28, 2023

The SBA’s 8(a) Program: Interim Guidance, Future Directions, and The Promise of Economic Growth

Following the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee’s recent decision, which impacts the 8(a) Business Development Program’s administration criteria, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released interim guidelines. The challenge now facing the program lies in ensuring that eligibility criteria remain true to its mission while adhering to the court's mandate. Navigating the New Guidance Considering the ruling,… Read more

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