FMLA: West Virginia

FMLA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

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.
  • West Virginia employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations in connection with an employee's pregnancy and are prohibited from discriminating against an employee based upon her pregnancy. See West Virginia Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act (PWFA).