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Employee Drug Testing In West Virginia

There are few federal limitations on employers testing employees for drugs. Although the federal government requires testing by employers in safety-conscious industries like aviation, transportation, and for NASA and DOD contractors, federal law neither requires nor prohibits employee drug testing. In West Virginia, state and local laws primarily determine the legality of an employer testing 

Retaliation Claims Are On The Rise

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its findings for 2015 regarding the tens of thousands of charges of private-sector workplace discrimination filed by workers, employees, and other covered individuals in 2015. Retaliation charges were the most frequently filed charge accounting for 45 percent of the total number of charges, which increased from 88,778 in 2014 to 89,365 in 2015.

What is a Subrogation Action?

Perhaps you heard of subrogation in an injury case, and never asked what it meant. Or maybe you've never heard the term at all. Either way, if you've ever filed an injury claim or sued a third party for your injuries, subrogation is a part of the law that has benefitted you personally.