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Courtney Malveaux

OSHA to “Out” Employers for Workplace Injuries

By on June 30, 2016

Recording injuries and illnesses of workers is nothing new to high-hazard industries.  But a new rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has introduced another dimension to an otherwise routine task: public shaming. OSHA has long publicized its enforcement actions, calling out companies cited for the heftiest fines on its website, electronic newsletter […]

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VPP Act bill signing in Virginia.  Pictured from left: VPPPA Government Affairs Counsel Courtney Malveaux, Senator Kenneth Alexander (D), Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) and Labor Commissioner C. Ray Davenport.

Build Certainty in Business by Changing the Law

By on May 10, 2016

Too many lawyers and business leaders overlook one of the best tools in their toolbox.  Changing the law to meet your needs can be your best bet. One need is certainty.  Knowing that the rules of engagement today will be the same tomorrow.  An unsteady environment is not ideal when you’re growing your business. To […]

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More Protections in Actions Brought by DMAS

By on June 12, 2013

Senate Bill 944 was passed and signed into law by Governor McDonnell on March 20, 2013.  This bill has the potential to be quite powerful for home health care providers, as it changes the Administrative Process Act—specifically, Virginia Code § 2.2-4027—to afford you more protections in actions brought by DMAS. Virginia Code § 2.2-4027 has […]

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