News and Announcements
Final Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention
The Department has issued a Final COVID-19 Standard. See: Final Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention.
New Online Reporting Portal for COVID-19 Positive Cases
Reporting Positive Coronavirus Cases – NEW! Online Reporting Link IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective December 8, 2020, the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI), in consultation with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), has determined that employers no longer need to report single COVID-19 positive cases to VDH, in order to comply with the Virginia… Read more »
Proposed Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention
The Department has revised the proposed Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention. See document for: Revised Proposed Permanent Standard for Virus That Causes COVID-19. The Department would like to solicit comment regarding the adoption of the revised proposed permanent standard. If you wish to register a public comment about the revised standard, please use the comment forum here. The forum will be open from December 10, 2020 to January 9, 2021.
Anti Retaliation Law for Misclassification Claims is in Effect
On July 1, 2020, VA Code § 40.1-33.1 went into effect. Download the Instructions and Form. This regulation grants employees new rights in disputes with their employers pertaining to their classification as an employee or independent contractor.