Need vaccine? Learn how to get it at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN VA. 8am – 8pm. Language translation available, TTY users dial 7-1-1.

¿Necesitas vacunarte? Enterate como conseguir tu vacuna Vaccinate.Virginia.gov o llamando al 1-877-829-4682 de 8am a 8pm. Traduccion disponible en tu idioma. Usuarios de TTY pueden marcar al 7-1-1.

News and Announcements

Labor Laws as of May 1, 2021

On May 1, two new labor laws go into effect. First, the Virginia Minimum Wage will increase to $9.50 an hour.  See the Minimum Wage Notice for details. Claims for violations of the law can be filed using these forms English or (en Español) . The Virginia Prevailing Wage Law, pertaining to public contracts with state agencies or participating localities, also goes into effect.

Law Books

Notice of the Average Weekly Wage for 2021

Labor Law governing Notice of the Average Weekly Wage for 2021 Virginia Code § 40.1-28.7:7 pertains to the prohibition of non-compete covenants for low-wage employees.

Virginia Registered Apprenticeship – Your Next Step

Virginia Registered Apprenticeship – Your Next Step

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.

Coronavirus

COVID-19 Resources and More

New Information on our Coronavirus Material

 

 

Heat Stress

Heat Stress Illness and Prevention

Many workers spend their days in hot conditions which pose special hazards. The following links aid in recognizing and treating Heat Related Stress.

 

Business Reopening Toolkit

NEW! Business Reopening Toolkit

Please review the guidance from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management regarding the “Business Reopening Toolkit”.

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.

Anti-Retaliation Law for Non-Payment of Wage Claims is in Effect

On July 1, 2020, VA Code § 40.1-33.2 went into effect. Download the Instructions and Form. This regulation grants employees new rights in disputes with their employers over payment of wage issues.

View All Announcements

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.