Domestic service; Human Rights Act. (SB1310)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), and Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Employment; domestic service; Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws, laws regarding the payment of wages, and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The measure also provides that the prohibitions on nondiscrimination in employment of the Virginia Human Rights Act apply to employers that employ one or more domestic workers. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance and Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102808D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1310)

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