I. At-will employment and its exceptionsIn West Virginia, as a general rule, employment may be terminated at any time, with or without cause, at the will of either party. This is called the employment-at-will doctrine. See Williamson v. Sharvest Management Company, 415 S.E.2d 271 … [Read more...] about “Labor and Employment Law,” West Virginia State Bar Practice Handbook
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Leading the Past WeekWith the end of the week showing yet another solid showing in the jobs numbers, the Department of Labor reported that 227,000 jobs were added to our economy in February, it must have been serendipitous that we also saw an overwhelming majority in the House of … [Read more...] about Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Updates week of March 12, 2012
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It is a rare moment when we realize we are actually witnesses to history. So it was only fitting that this past week, while the baby boomer generation remembered where they were when they heard the news of the assassination of President Kennedy, Majority Leader Reid decided to … [Read more...] about Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Law Update – week of November 25, 2013
Chevron gives big to super PACThe dearth of large contributions being made by big corporations to super PACs so far this election has ended.Chevron Corp., ranked No. 3 on the Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. companies, made a $2.5 million contribution on Oct. 7 to the … [Read more...] about Chevron Gives $2.5 Million to Conservative Super PAC: Oil Company’s Donation One of Only a Handful from Fortune 500 Companies to Super PACs.