All Items: West Virginia

  • Overtime Ruling Turns on Weight of Drivers' Vehicles

    November 21, 2017

    Employees need only work on smaller vehicles "in part" to qualify for overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Schilling v. Schmidt Baking Co.

  • West Virginia Is 29th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Use

    April 28, 2017

    West Virginia has become the 29th state to permit medical marijuana use after Governor Jim Justice signed the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, which recognizes marijuana as a treatment for patients with certain specified serious health conditions.

  • West Virginia Joins Ranks of Right-to-Work States

    February 18, 2016

    The West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act will prohibit any requirement or employment agreement that an employee must be a member of a union or pay dues as a condition of employment.

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