Virginia Social Media Privacy Law to Take Effect

Author: Beth Zoller, XpertHR Legal Editor

Implementation Date: July 1, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Virginia will prohibit employers from requesting or requiring that a current or prospective employee disclose their username and password to their personal social media account or from requiring that a current or prospective employee add an employee, supervisor, or administrator to their social media account's list of contacts.