EEO - Retaliation: West Virginia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Eric E. Kinder, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
- Retaliation claims in West Virginia are often governed by the West Virginia Human Rights Act (WVHRA). See Retaliation Under the West Virginia Human Rights Act.
- Retaliation is not permitted under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. See Retaliation Under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
- Even if an employee does not qualify under the WVHRA, other avenues for retaliation claims are available in West Virginia. See Common Law Retaliation Claim.