Does This Law Apply to My Organization in West Virginia?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related West 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**
Computer Crime and Abuse Act All employers
Consumer Credit and Protection Act All employers
Equal Pay for Equal Work Act All employers
Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act (PWFA) Employers with 12 or more employees
West Virginia Continuation Coverage Law Employers with fewer than 20 employees
West Virginia Human Rights Act (WHRA) Employers with 12 or more employees
Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act All employers

*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.