FMLA: Virginia

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Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler Mendelson, PC


  • Virginia does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Virginia employers should treat women affected by pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions the same as persons who are not pregnant but are similar in their abilities and inabilities. See Pregnancy, Childbirth or Related Medical Conditions.