eastern district of virginia

Adding to his string of summary judgment opinions regarding the applicability of the outside sales exemption to mortgage loan officers employed by Prospect Mortgage, Eastern District of Virginia Judge James C. Cacheris issued another opinion granting summary judgment to Prospect because the Plaintiff’s deposition testimony established that he was “customarily and regularly” away from Prospect’s

As the surge of wage and hour collective actions continues, one strategy utilized by employers to avoid such multi-plaintiff litigations is the use of arbitration agreements with class/collective action waivers.  In essence, such provisions mandate that an employee arbitrate any wage and hour and other (subject to certain limitations) disputes on an individual basis.   Arbitration