West Virginia Employment and Labor Law Updates 2022


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


May

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

Department of Commerce Rules

Bill

House Bill 4242

Summary

Authorizes certain agencies of the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules; relates to child labor, surface mines safety, first aid training of shaft and slope employees, substance abuse screening, standards, and procedures, hunting and fishing licenses, motorboating, public shooting ranges, hunting, the commercial sale of wildlife, and certain lifetime licenses.

Enacted

04/19/2022

Effective Date

03/08/2022

Topics

Wage_and_Hour: Child_labor


Definitions of Base Salary and Overtime for Police

Bill

House Bill 4430

Summary

Authorizes certain agencies of the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules; relates to child labor, surface mines safety, first aid training of shaft and slope employees, substance abuse screening, standards, and procedures, hunting and fishing licenses, motorboating, public shooting ranges, hunting, the commercial sale of wildlife, and certain lifetime licenses.

Enacted

03/28/2022

Effective Date

06/06/2022

Topics

Industry: Public_employer


Employment Classifications and Work Locations

Bill

Senate Bill 548

Summary

Relates to authorizing Workforce West Virginia to obtain information regarding employment classifications and work locations from employers.

Enacted

03/28/2022

Effective Date

06/10/2022

Topics

Employer_Obligations: Job_description, Reporting_required; Employment_relations: Work_location


Wage Payment and Collection

Bill

Senate Bill 245

Summary

Relates to wage payment; sets forth methods for employer payment of wages; eliminates the requirements that wage payment by payroll card and direct deposit be agreed upon in writing by both payor and payee; requires an employer paying wages by payroll card to disclose certain information to employees; requires an employer paying wages by payroll card to ensure that an employee can make a single withdrawal per pay period without cost to the employee.

Enacted

03/23/2022

Effective Date

06/09/2022

Topics

Wage_Payment: Direct_deposit, Manner_of_payment


February

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.

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