WV HB2062 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - To House Industry and Labor
Pending: House Industry and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

The purpose of this bill is to create a new cause of action to deter workplace bullying. The bill makes it an unlawful employment practice to subject an employee to an abusive work environment that exists when the defendant, acting with malice, subjects an employee to abusive conduct so severe that it causes tangible harm to the employee. The bill makes it an unlawful employment practice to retaliate in any manner against an employee who has made a charge, testified, assisted or participated in any manner against an employee who has made a charge, testified, assisted or participated in any manner in an investigation or proceeding regarding bullying in the workplace.

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Title

The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-09HouseTo House Industry and Labor
2019-01-09HouseIntroduced in House
2019-01-09HouseTo Industry and Labor then Judiciary
2019-01-09HouseFiled for introduction

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Code Citations

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Bill Comments

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