Updated to reflect the medical marijuana law, effective April 19, 2017.
West Virginia has become the 29th state to permit medical marijuana use after Governor Jim Justice signed the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, which recognizes marijuana as a treatment for patients with certain specified serious health conditions.
Updated policy and guidance to reflect new rules on reasonable accommodations under the Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act, effective July 20, 2016.
Updated when to include, policy and guidance to reflect new restatement rights for organized militia members in the active service of any state, not just West Virginia, effective June 7, 2016.
The West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act will prohibit any requirement or employment agreement that an employee must be a member of a union or pay dues as a condition of employment.
Updated to reflect an increase in West Virginia's minimum wage, effective January 1, 2016.
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