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


  • West Virginia does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private-sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Effective June 4, 2014, West Virginia employers will be required to provide reasonable accommodations in connection with an employee's pregnancy and will be prevented from discriminating against an employee based upon her pregnancy. See Future Developments.