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If you play hardball, you might get left in the dust.

Robert P. Bennett v. Sage Payment Solutions, Inc., 282 Va. 49; 710 S.E.2d 736, 2011 Va. LEXIS 135 (June 9, 2011). In this case, the Supreme Court of Virginia decided that an employer can use an employee’s repudiation of an employment agreement as a defense to a breach of contract claim. Robert Bennett became President…

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If you make your employees take their clothes off, you have to pay them. Except at lunch.

Perez et al. v. Mountaire Farms, Inc., et al., No. 09-1917, 2011 4th Cir. LEXIS 11547 (June 7, 2011). Luisa Perez brought this collective action lawsuit on behalf of herself and others employed by Mountaire Farms, Inc. She brought this action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to recover lost wages and liquidated damages….