Nobody ever said running a business was a walk in the park. As an employer, you have a lot of balls in the air, and compliance is just one of them. One really, really important one that, if dropped, could cost you a whole lot of money.
In addition to federal regulations, each state has their own share of employment related laws that business owners need to be aware of. Here, we’re highlighting some of these key state-specific requirements and laws, and offering guidance to help you keep up.
Bear in mind, this list is not comprehensive, and there may be local or industry-specific employment requirements that your business needs to comply with. It’s best to consult with counsel to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, as Justworks does not provide legal advice.
Payroll Tax Accounts
Because Justworks reports state unemployment taxes on your behalf, you’ll need to provide us with some key pieces of information prior to joining our platform. The below article contains the steps to do that.
Virginia employers can find the most up-to-date minimum wage requirements from the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI). Virginia does not have a specific overtime law, but employers in the state are still subject to overtime rules under the federal Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA).
Virginia DOLI: Minimum Wage Act Notice
Virginia DOLI: Minimum Wage FAQ
Mineral: Virginia Minimum Wage and Overtime*
State Retirement Program
RetirePath Virginia is the state of Virginia's program designed to give employees access to a retirement savings plan when their employer does not offer a private plan meeting the minimum standards. You can read more about state retirement programs at the link below.
In Virginia, the final paycheck for separating employees should be issued no later than the next regularly scheduled payday.
Virginia Employment Commission: Apply for Unemployment Benefits
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This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, legal or tax advice. If you have any legal or tax questions regarding this content or related issues, then you should consult with your professional legal or tax advisor.