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FMLA: Virginia

FMLA requirements for other states

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

Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler

Summary

  • Virginia does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • A covered employer should treat women affected by pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions the same as individuals who are not pregnant but are similar in their abilities and inabilities. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.
  • Other types of leave may be available to 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.