VA HB337 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Introduced on January 1 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-14 - Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
Pending: House Labor and Commerce: Subcommittee #1 Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited. Prohibits an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding related to the failure to pay wages, or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding. The measure authorizes the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to institute proceedings against an employer who has taken such prohibited discriminatory action. Available remedies include reinstatement of the employee, recovery of lost wages, and liquidated damages.

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Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited.



2020-01-14HouseAssigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
2020-01-01HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-01-01HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102627D

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
40133.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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