Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Virginia?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Virginia laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Virginia Equal Pay Act All employers
Virginia health care continuation coverage law Employers with fewer than 20 employees
Virginia Human Rights Act (VHRA) Employers with six to 14 employees; for age discrimination, employers with six to 19 employees
Virginia Minimum Wage Act Employers with four or more employees
Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Law All employers
Virginia Uniform Trade Secrets Act (VUTSA) All employers
Virginians with Disabilities Act (VDA) All employers, unless covered by the federal Rehabilitation Act

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.