Workers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee. (HB1747)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee. Prohibits an employer or other person from discharging an employee if the discharge is motivated to any extent by knowledge or belief that the employee has filed a claim or taken or intends to take certain other actions under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. Currently, retaliatory discharges are prohibited only if the employer or other person discharged an employee solely because the employee has taken or intends to take such an action. Amends § 65.2-308, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/20/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100222D
12/20/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1747)
01/22/2019Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (1-Y 6-N)
02/05/2019Left in Commerce and Labor

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