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FMLA: West 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

  • 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.