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  • Matoaca High School 5k Ott Trot
    Matoaca High School 5k Ott Trot

    LawrenceQueen is proud to be one of the sponsors for this year's Matoaca High School 5k Ott Trot. The majority of the proceeds from the race will be used to build the Dorothy P. Ott Scholarship Fund, ...

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  • Use Personality Tests With Caution During Hiring Process
    Use Personality Tests With Caution During Hiring Process

    Personality assessments are a commonly used tool for employers to evaluate applicants during the hiring process. But recent settlements between the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and ...

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  • Misclassification Cases Can Be Costly
    Misclassification Cases Can Be Costly

    It’s very tempting to hire people and label them as independent contractors. You’re saving money because independent contractors aren’t entitled to employee benefits, overtime and wage-and-hour ...

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  • Dealing with Inappropriate Workplace Behavior in the #MeToo Era
    Dealing with Inappropriate Workplace Behavior in the #MeToo Era

    What Can Employers Do to Address Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? In recent years, our nation has heard from an astonishing number of people (men and women alike) who have decided to break their ...

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  • Barbara Queen to Speak at Free CancerLINC Event
    Barbara Queen to Speak at Free CancerLINC Event

    If you or a loved one has questions or wants to know more about the implications of long-term illnesses on employment and the protections afforded to employees based on the FMLA, ADA, and other ...

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  • Employer Can't Stop Employees from Taking Selfies at Work
    Employer Can't Stop Employees from Taking Selfies at Work

    An employer cannot ban all audio and video recording in the workplace, a federal appeals court recently decided. In the case in question, cellular giant T-Mobile included several controversial rules ...

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