Tag: Virginia

Poster Update The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry updated the state’s mandatory Job Safety and Health Protection poster. This poster must be displayed in a prominent place in the establishment where employees normally report to work. The updated revision date of the poster is August 2018. See the poster

Income Withholding Orders On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (S.B. 51) repealing an employer’s duty to request disclosure of withholding orders from employees. Employers formerly were required to request that employees disclose income-withholding orders, such as child support orders. The law is effective July 1, 2018. Read VA S.B. 51

Group Health Insurance and Continuation of Coverage On March 23, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1368) disqualifying a discharged employee from the continuation of health insurance coverage under a former employer’s group policy if he or she was discharged because of gross misconduct. The law is effective July 1, 2018. Read VA…

Civil Air Patrol Leave On March 9, 2018, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation (H.B. 1527) providing leave for public and private employees who are volunteer members of the Civil Air Patrol. The law is effective July 1, 2018. Read VA H.B. 1527 Unemployment Compensation Penalty Increase for Failure to File Reports On March 9,…