No Warning Needed To Ax At-Will Worker: Judge

Law360, New York (September 14, 2009, 5:57 PM EDT) -- “Reasonable notice” for termination of an at-will employee under Virginia law applies only to the manner and nature of the notice, not its timing, a federal judge has ruled in a suit filed against a pet waste management franchise by a former employee.

U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga of the Eastern District of Virginia on Sept. 11 granted DoodyCalls Fairfax VA LLC's motion to dismiss one of two of former employee Mauricio Calquin 's claims, ruling that under Virginia state code the company had no...
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