Virginia

Code Section
40.1- 51.2:1 & 51.2:2

Prohibited Activity
Can not discharge or discriminate if employee files, testifies, or otherwise acts to exercise rights under safety
and health statute

Public or Private Employees
Private

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
Yes in conciliation after complaint filed and investigation indicates a violation

Remedies
Can file complaint with commissioner within 60 days of violation for reinstatement and back pay. If commissioner refuses to issue a charge, employee can file in circuit court for appropriate relief

Penalties
N/A


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