Tips For Workplace Safety, COVID-19, and Dealing With Employee Pushback

By Tricia Dunlap

This post taps the collective experiences of Tricia Dunlap (business attorney and CEO of Dunlap Law PLC) and Brian Chandler (PR expert and CEO of Commonwealth Public Relations).  Tips For Workplace Safety, COVID-19, and Dealing With Employee Pushback Like every business owner, the first months of the pandemic rocked your foundation. Now, six months in,…

Virginia Values Act: What Not To Do for Virginia Employers

By Tricia Dunlap

Virginia Values Act: What Not To Do for Virginia Employers On July 1, 2020, the Virginia Values Act became effective across the Commonwealth and employee-employer relations in the Old Dominion will likely never be the same. We have produced two videos that summarize the provisions, here and here.  This blog is more granular.  If you’re an employer in Virginia, this is your new list…

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice FAQ

By Tricia Dunlap

~5 minute read This post is from the Department of Labor (DOL). If you would like to see more, continue reading or go here. Download the poster from the DOL. Where do I post this notice? Since most of my workforce is teleworking, where do I electronically “post” this notice?Each covered employer must post a…

Washington D.C. COVID-19 Emergency Legislation: Impact on Small Business

By Tricia Dunlap

~4 minute read COVID-19 Response Emergency Act On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Washington, D.C. City Council enacted the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. This new legislation expanded unemployment compensation benefits, increased job-protected leave for D.C. workers, deferred sales tax payments, and created a micro-grant program to assist recovery for D.C.-based businesses and D.C. employees.…