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What Small Business Owners Should Know About The New Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act

On March 2, 2021, Virginia became the second state to enact a comprehensive state privacy law when Governor Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “CDPA”) into law. The CDPA creates consumer rights, similar to California’s Consumer Data Protection Act, but also imposes security and assessment requirements for businesses. While it will not […]

Quick Reminder About Minimum Wage Increases in Virginia

As amended by the General Assembly in 2020, the Virginia Minimum Wage Act (“VMWA”) creates a schedule of incremental increases to the minimum wage throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. The first increase, effective May 1, 2021, raised the Virginia minimum wage to $9.50/hour. Under the VMWA, the minimum wage will increase each year until it reaches $15.00/hour […]

September Nonprofit Spotlight: Podium RVA

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for September 2021 is Podium. Perkins Law salutes Podium RVA for its mission to Empower youth ages 10 – 19 in greater Richmond to become confident, capable writers with the skills necessary to succeed in […]

The Corporate Transparency Act and its Effect on Small Businesses

On January 1, 2021, the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) was enacted as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act. As a result, certain U.S. business entities will soon be required to file a report with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) to disclose identifying information of their beneficial owners. An […]

Perkins Law Nursing Scholarship Winner Announced

Congratulations to Hayli Wagner, recently announced as recipient of the Perkins Law Nursing Scholarship at the Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing for the 2021-2022 school year!  Following her mother’s footsteps into the health care field, Hayli’s goal upon graduation is to be a pediatric nurse.  At a time of unprecedented risk, stress, and uncertainty […]