September 2022

State Updates


West Virginia issues final rule on child labor form for 14 and 15-year-olds


West Virginia has issued a final rule that amends child labor regulations. The final rule is effective immediately and set to expire on Aug. 1, 2027.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (588)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 07/07/22

West Virginia enacts payroll card legislation


On March 23, 2022, Governor Jim Justice signed into law Senate Bill 245  (SB 245) eliminating the requirements that wage payment by payroll card and direct deposit be agreed upon in writing by both employer and employee.  The legislation becomes effective June 9, 2022.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1055)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 04/07/22

West Virginia requires exemption process for COVID-19 vaccination requirements


Governor Jim Justice has signed legislation (House Bill 335) that requires employers to provide an exemption process as an alternative to COVID-19 vaccination mandates. House Bill 335 takes effect on Jan. 18, 2022.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1674)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 12/02/21

West Virginia adopts new independent contractor test


West Virginia has enacted Senate Bill 272, also known as the West Virginia Employment Law Workers Classification Act (the Act). The Act takes effect on June 9, 2021.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2055)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 05/06/21

West Virginia Employers No Longer Allowed to Prohibit Guns Inside Vehicles in Company Parking Lots


Pursuant to the Business Liability Protection Act, West Virginia employers may not prohibit any customer, employee, or other person lawfully on the premises from storing a lawfully possessed firearm inside of a privately-owned vehicle in a company parking lot, so long as the firearm is out of view and locked inside the vehicle.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (3452)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 04/19/18

The Medical Marijuana Train Arrives in West Virginia


On April 19, 2017, The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act (“Act”) became law. In addition to permitting patients to use marijuana for medicinal use, the Act contains anti-discrimination and retaliation provision as well as other provisions that impact West Virginia employers.  

Thursday, May 18, 2017/Author: Taneil Jaeger/Number of views (3534)/Comments (0)/
Categories: West Virginia

West Virginia Poster Update

June 2, 2016

The West Virginia state poster has been updated to include The Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act (PWFA).
Wednesday, June 1, 2016/Author: AmandaGagnon/Number of views (4181)/Comments (0)/
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