Gov. Ralph Northam recently signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, which will give consumers certain rights to control how their personal data are used beginning Jan. 1, 2023. The legislation has a carve out, however, for information collected in the employment context.
Virginia’s permanent COVID-19 workplace safety standard largely reiterates the requirements of the emergency temporary standard, but several material modifications were made.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia lawmakers enacted a series of employee-friendly laws that will change the commonwealth for decades to come.
A manufacturers’ association and several employers have filed a lawsuit to enjoin Virginia’s Emergency Temporary Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention related to COVID-19.
Virginia Occupational Safety and Health expects employers to complete their Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plans no later than Sept. 25.