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Employee Classification: Virginia

Employee Classification requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Marc J. Smith, Smith, Lease & Goldstein, LLC


  • Certain employers are not covered by the Virginia Minimum Wage Act. See Employer Coverage.
  • The Virginia Minimum Wage Act does not apply to a broad range workers, including those covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. See Minimum Wage Exemptions.