Virginia

Senate concurred in House substitute

Bill S.J.R. 345 This joint Senate resolution requests the Department of Labor and Industry, with assistance of the Board for Contractors within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, to study the misclassification of employees as independent contractors.  The study would require the Department to do the following: (1) review the status of employee misclassification in the state, (2) review the… Read more →

Left in Senate committee on Commerce and Labor and Continued to 2011

Bill S.B. 34 This bill would create a provision regarding worker misclassification, which states that if an individual performs services for an employer for remuneration, that individual shall be considered an employee of the party which pays that remuneration unless and until it is shown to the satisfaction of the department that: 1. The individual has been and will continue to… Read more →

Pending Initiative Status, April 2010

Bill S 377 Creates construction industry employee classification act. Construction does not include movement of construction-related materials to or from the job site. Applies ABC Test to determine if workers are independent contractors; requires Know Your Rights Notice; authorizes private right of action and penalties. Status as of March 31, 2010: Pending – Carryover (February 1, 2010) Source: American Trucking Association

Pending Initiative Status, April 2010

Bill S 34 Misclassification Act. Applies ABC Test to determine independent contractor status for purposes of department of labor, unemployment tax, and workers’ compensation. Creates criminal penalties for misclassification and authorizes civil penalties, a private cause of action, disbarment, and stop work orders. Requires Know Your Rights Notice. Status as of March 31, 2010: Pending – Carryover (February 1, 2010) Source: American Trucking… Read more →