FMLA: West Virginia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler
- West Virginia does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
- An employer must provide reasonable accommodations in connection with an employee's pregnancy and may not discriminate against an employee based on the employee's pregnancy. See Pregnancy Leave and Accommodation.
- Other types of leave may be available to West Virginia employees - some required by federal, state or local law, and some provided by company policy, as well as several sources of income replacement. See Interaction of Leave Laws.