In Virginia, as elsewhere, employees are increasingly challenging the employer's decision to terminate the employment relationship. Consequently, the employer's time and resources are diverted from the operation of business to the defense of employee lawsuits. The probability and'risk of such litigation can be minimized if the employer, advised by his counsel, structures his employment con- tracts and relationships with an awareness of the legal consequences of his actions.
Keith D. Boyette,
Terminating Employees in Virginia: A Roadmap for the Employer, the Employee, and Their Counsel,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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