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2019 Virginia Employment Law Pocket Guide

January 30, 2019

Sands Anderson PC

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Sands Anderson’s Labor & Employment Team has released the 2019 Virginia Employment Law Pocket Guide.

The guide, written by Sands Anderson’s Labor & Employment Team and edited by attorney C. Michael DeCamps, provides summaries of key Virginia employment statutes and principles of employment law. The summaries are not intended to be a comprehensive analysis of the laws and/or their judicial interpretations. The materials in this Pocket Guide reflect the statutes in effect on July 1, 2018 and can be downloaded here.

Click here to download the 2019 Virginia Employment Law Pocket Guide

The Pocket Guide provides summaries for the following topics:

  • Court Appearances
  • Criminal Background Checks
  • Discharge for Excessive Absenteeism
  • Employee Safety
  • Employment At Will
  • Employment of Children
  • Garnishment of Wages
  • Health Covered Continuation (Mini-COBRA Law)
  • Health Record Privacy
  • Interference with Future Employment
  • Medical and Genetic Testing
  • Military Leave
  • Minimum Wage
  • Negligent Hiring, Supervision, and Retention
  • Payment of Wages
  • Polygraph Testing
  • Privacy of Employee Information and Use of Image
  • References
  • Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts
  • Right to Work
  • Social Media Accounts
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Virginia Equal Pay Act
  • Virginia Human Rights Act
  • Virginians with Disabilities Act
  • Whistleblower Protections

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