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How do I contact the Virginia Labor Board?
- [email protected].
- Phone(804) 371-2327.
- Mailing Address Department of Labor and Industry. Main Street Center. 600 East Main Street, Suite 207. Richmond, VA 23219.
How do I file a complaint with the Virginia Department of Labor?
If you have questions or concerns, you can contact us at 1-866-487-9243 or visit www.dol.gov/agencies/whd. You will be directed to the nearest WHD office for assistance.
Can you sue your employer in Virginia?
Virginia’s new law gives you a private right of action. This means you have the right to sue your employer on your own. You don’t have to depend on the Commissioner to act on your behalf.
Can you be forced to work overtime in Virginia?
An employer doesn’t violate overtime laws by requiring employees to work overtime, (ie “mandatory overtime”), as long as they are properly compensated at the premium rate required by law. Most workers in Virginia are entitled to overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours per week.
Can you get fired for no reason in VA?
In jurisdictions like Virginia that follow the legal doctrine of at-will employment, there are few restrictions on termination. Under this doctrine, an employer can terminate at any time, for any reason, with or without a cause. Similarly, an employee may resign at any time, for any reason, and with or without cause.
Can I be fired for no reason in VA?
Can an employer fire you for no reason in Virginia?
In Virginia, employment is “at will,” meaning, in short, that employers may legally fire an employee at any time, for any reason, without cause. Likewise, an employee is free to quit at any time. Neither the employer nor the employee is required to provide any notice in advance.
Can you sue your employer for negligence in Virginia?
So, unfortunately, with Virginia workers’ compensation, you can’t typically receive compensation for “pain and suffering.” No matter how much pain your injury caused or how negligent your employer was in causing your workplace injury, you can’t claim pain and suffering under Virginia workers’ comp.