LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

Advantage Virginia Incentive Program; purpose to fill jobs in high demand as qualified jobs. Amending §§ 23-38.53:12, 23-38.53:13 and 23-38.53:16 through 23-38.53:19. (Patron-Scott, HB 2565)

Bone marrow or organ donation; authorizing paid leave for state employees who participate. Adding § 2.1-114.5:03. (Patron-Bryant, HB 1642)

Budget bill; Governor to specify salary increases for state employees, teachers, etc. Amending § 2.1-399. (Patron-Watts, HB 2818)

Child day care services; Secretary of Health and Human Resources, et al., to study ways to assist employers in providing. (Patron-McEachin, HJR 648)

Civil Rights Act of 2000; created. Amending §§ 2.1-1.7, 9-6.25:2, 51.5-1, 51.5-2, 51.5-31, 51.5-33 and 51.5-39; adding §§ 2.1-807 through 2.1-849; repealing §§ 2.1-116.10, 2.1-714, 36-96.1, 51.5-36 and 51.5-40. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1504)

Deferred compensation plan for state employees; applicable to teachers. Amending § 51.1-606. (Patron-Callahan, HB 256; Callahan, HB 1666)

Deferred retirement option program; created for state and local government employees, etc. Adding §§ 51.1-170 through 51.1-176. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1688)

Drug-free workplace programs; premium discount that workers' compensation insurers provide to employers for instituting and maintaining such program. Amending § 65.2-813.2. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 2306)

Employee wages; payment by electronic funds transfer. Amending § 40.1-29. (Patron-Moran, HB 1527)

Employees; joint subcommittee to study social, economic, and policy considerations regarding establishment of a living wage therefor. (Patron-Grayson, HJR 803)

Employment; prohibits discharging of persons on basis of sexual orientation. Amending § 2.1-725. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1380; Whipple, SB 815)

Employment discrimination; state liable for claims. Amending § 8.01-195.3. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2351)

Employment Dispute Resolution, Department of; review of grievance hearings. Amending §§ 2.1-116.07:1, 2.1-116.08 and 17.1-405. (Patron-O'Brien, HB 2464)

Fair Employment Contracting Act; discrimination prohibited. Amending § 2.1-376.1. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 1859)

Family and Medical Leave Act, Feasibility of Providing Wage Replacement to State Employees for Absences Covered Thereunder; Report of Department of Human Resource Management (HJR 276, 2000 - as introduced). (HD 41)

Garnishment of wages; fees shall not be deducted when child support withheld from unemployment insurance benefits. Amending § 20-79.3. (Patron-Welch, HB 2691)

Global Sullivan Principles; expressing sense of General Assembly's endorsement thereof. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SJR 343)

Governmental employee associations; discussion of interests with employing agencies. Amending § 40.1-57.3. (Patron-Byrne, SB 1317)

Grievance hearings; review of decisions by Department of Employment Dispute Resolution. Amending §§ 2.1-116.07:1, 2.1-116.08 and 17.1-405. (Patron-Trumbo, SB 962)

Grievance panels; establishment in Henrico County. Adding § 15.2-1507.1. (Patron-Rhodes, HB 2788)

Grievance procedures; definitions, penalty in discipline cases. Amending § 15.2-1507. (Patron-Hull, HB 1944)

Health insurance; coverage for part-time and hourly state employees. Amending § 2.1-20.1. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 390)

Health insurance; coverage for spouse due to death of state employee. Amending § 2.1-20.1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2537)

Health insurance; credit for retired state employees and teachers. Amending §§ 2.1-20.1:2 and 2.1-20.1:3. (Patron-Miller, K.G., SB 356)

Health insurance; credit for retired state employees, teachers, constitutional officers and local social service employees. Amending §§ 2.1-20.1:2, 2.1-20.1:3 and 2.1-20.1:7. (Patron-Putney, HB 623)

Health insurance; credit for state employees receiving long-term disability benefits. Amending §§ 2.1-20.1:2 and 51.1-1133. (Patron-Cranwell, HB 916)

Health insurance; Department of Human Resource Management to recommend development of a program for retired state employees whereby they may convert their accrued health insurance balances to fund private coverage. Adding § 2.1-20.1:07. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2185)

Hobby and model boilers; inspection and testing. Amending § 40.1-51.19:3. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2723)

Income tax, corporate; credit for employers who provide an employee ability to telework. Adding § 58.1-439.12. (Patron-Mims, SB 444)

Income tax, corporate; tax credit for training employees with disabilities. Amending § 58.1-439.11. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1004)

Income tax, state; credit to employer who pays commuting expenses. Adding § 58.1-439.12:1. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2354; Whipple, SB 1215)

Industrial Hygiene and Safety Profession Title Protection Act; created. Adding §§ 40.1-139 through 40.1-142. (Patron-Williams, SB 1044)

Legislative branch employees; establishing session policies for awarding of overtime pay and compensatory leave thereto. (Patron-Joannou, HJR 654)

Living wage; shall not be established without approval of General Assembly. (Patron-O'Brien, HB 2862)

Persons with disabilities; Disability Commission to study offering tax incentives to technology companies as a means to create employment opportunities therefor. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 355)

Retirement Option Program, Deferred; created for state employees, teachers, police officers, etc. Adding §§ 51.1-170 through 51.1-176. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1; Keister, HB 947; Stolle, SB 152)

Retirement System; certain hourly wage state employees authorized to purchase service credit. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1647; Reynolds, SB 854)

Retirement System; joint subcommittee to study permitting any state employee to purchase prior service credit therein for services rendered as an hourly employee or under federal Comprehensive Employment and Training Act. (Patron-Tate, HJR 650)

Retirement System; prior service credit for certain public employees. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Phillips, HB 172; Diamonstein, HB 303; Diamonstein, HB 1818)

Retirement System; prior service credit for prior permanent part-time employment. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1820)

Retirement System; prior service credit for service in a full-time hourly wage position with State. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Bloxom, HB 184)

Retirement System; prior service credit for service performed pursuant to Comprehensive Employment and Training Act. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Johnson, HB 2277)

Retirement System; prior service credit for service performed pursuant to Job Training Partnership Act. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Clement, HB 2630)

Retirement System; prior service credit on a pro rata basis for periods of part-time, salaried employment with State. Amending § 51.1-142. (Patron-Shuler, HB 353)

Retirement System; service credit for accumulated sick leave. Amending § 51.1-142.1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 216; McEachin, HB 423)

Safety and health violations; remedy for discrimination against employee who reports. Amending § 40.1-51.2:2. (Patron-Moran, HB 2481)

Sickness and Disability Program, State; persons eligible for participation. Amending §§ 2.1-20.1:02, 51.1-1100, 51.1-1103, 51.1-1106, 51.1-1116, 51.1-1127, 51.1-1131, 51.1-1135.1 and 51.1-1140; adding §§ 2.1-20.1:9 and 51.1-513.2; repealing §§ 51.1-502.2 and 51.1-513.1. (Patron-Trumbo, SB 1000)

Sickness and Disability Program, State; persons eligible for participation include employees of University of Virginia Medical Center. Amending §§ 51.1-1100, 51.1-1116, 51.1-1127, 51.1-1131 and 51.1-1135.1; adding § 2.1-20.1:9; repealing § 51.1-502.2. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1909)

State and local government employees; memorializing Congress to amend Fair Labor Standards Act to address flexible work needs thereof. (Patron-Callahan, HJR 578)

State employees; life insurance benefits for those retired. Amending § 51.1-505. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 273)

State employees and citizens; creation of meritorious service awards and incentive plans. Amending § 2.1-114.5; adding § 2.1-114.6:1. (Patron-Marshall, HB 2797)

State Employees, Merits and Mechanics of Establishing a Bonus Incentive Program Therefor Based on Suggestions or Improvements to Save Money; Report of Department of Human Resource Management (HJR 241, 2000 - as introduced). (HD 40)

Suits; damages for loss of income not diminished by reimbursement. Amending § 8.01-35. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1396)

Unemployment; Economic Development Partnership to market areas with higher averages, submission of plan to General Assembly. Amending § 2.1-548.29. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2527)

Unemployment; Economic Development Partnership to promote areas with high rates of prospective new businesses. Adding § 2.1-548.29:1. (Patron-Day, HB 2243)

Unemployment compensation; benefit reductions not to include any pension payment received under Social Security Act. Amending § 60.2-604. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2456; Puckett, SB 1152)

Unemployment compensation; exception to condition of receiving benefits includes persons enrolled in training pursuant to Federal Trade Act of 1974. Amending §§ 60.2-528 and 60.2-614. (Patron-Jackson, HB 955)

Unemployment compensation; fund balance factor. Amending § 60.2-533. (Patron-Rust, HB 2679; Watkins, SB 833)

Unemployment compensation; increases amount earned from a part-time job, without effecting weekly benefit amount. Amending §§ 60.2-226 and 60.2-603. (Patron-Keister, HB 1968)

Unemployment compensation; individual benefit charges not applicable to an inmate in a Diversion Center Incarceration Program, work release program, etc. Amending § 60.2-528. (Patron-Louderback, HB 1955)

Unemployment compensation; select subcommittee to study means of calculating weekly amount of benefits for displaced employees. (Patron-Hull, HJR 784)

Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending §§ 60.2-116, 60.2-602 and 60.2-612; adding § 60.2-602.1. (Patron-Hull, HB 1443)

Unemployment Compensation Fund; credit of excess payments into a holding account. Amending §§ 60.2-300 and 60.2-301. (Patron-Wagner, HB 794)

Unemployment Trust Fund, Joint Subcommittee Studying Funding Requirements of; continued. (Patron-Watkins, SJR 395)

Value Engineering of State Agency Capital Outlay Projects for Calendar Year 2000; Report of Department of General Services (§ 2.1-483.1:1 of Code of Virginia). (HD 4)

Veterans; those awarded National Defense Service Medal shall be given preference for employment with State. Amending § 2.1-112. (Patron-Forbes, SB 1206)

Volunteer fire and rescue service; state employees authorized to take leave therefor. Adding § 2.1-114.5:03. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 2357)

Whistleblower Protection Act; created. Adding §§ 2.1-20.1:16 through 2.1-20.1:20. (Patron-Robinson, HB 2650)

Workers' compensation; cost of living supplements. Amending § 65.2-709. (Patron-Suit, HB 2113)

Workers' compensation; determination of disability from coal worker's pneumoconiosis. Amending § 65.2-504. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2525)

Workers' compensation; duty to furnish chiropractic care. Amending § 65.2-603. (Patron-Black, HB 1594)

Workers' compensation; medical expenses paid after award. Adding § 65.2-714.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2039)

Workers' compensation; permanent partial disability. Amending § 65.2-503. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 898)

Workers' compensation; persons dependent for support of deceased worker. Amending §§ 65.2-512 and 65.2-515. (Patron-Moran, HB 2647)

Workers' compensation; presumption of death or disability for special agents of Department of ABC. Amending § 65.2-402. (Patron-Woodrum, HB 41)

Workers' compensation; presumption of death or disability from hypertension or heart disease applicable to DMV law-enforcement officers. Amending § 65.2-402. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1658)

Workers' compensation; suspension of benefits, hearing. Adding § 65.2-708.1. (Patron-Marye, SB 1189)

Workforce Council; membership. Amending § 9-329.1. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1865; Diamonstein, HB 2234; Welch, HB 2693)

Workforce Retraining Program and Fund; created. Adding § 2.1-548.47:1. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 887)

Workplace Violence; Report of Department of Labor and Industry (HJR 47, 2000). (HD 19)


2001 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last Modified on June 11, 2001 at 11:28AM Eastern Daylight Time

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