During the 2020 legislative session, Virginia passed several important employment bills. Perhaps none is more consequential than H.B. 582. Effective as of May 21, 2021, it permits the governing bodies of Virginia cities, towns, counties, and school boards to adopt a local resolution or ordinance authorizing collective bargaining and recognizing labor unions.
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HuntonAK Labor and Employment partner Emily Burkhardt Vicente has been selected as part of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s inaugural “Thriving in Their 40s” award. The award recognizes outstanding market leaders and professionals in Los Angeles in their 40s. Emily was selected based on her contributions to the firm and profession.

Emily’s profile can be seen online at LABJ.
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Five HuntonAK Labor and Employment partners were recognized in the most recent publication of the Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers. The Lawdragon guide represents the nation’s top talent “defending wage and hour, discrimination and a host of other claims…and handling union and other labor-management relation matters.”
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