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HB1089

Creates the Virginia Equal Pay Act, which prohibits private employers from discriminating between employees on the basis of membership in a `protected class` (distinguished by race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, n

HB1407

Establishes a statewide goal of 42 percent of small and micro-business utilization in all discretionary spending by state agencies in procurement orders, prime contracts, and subcontracts.

HB193

Provides a bid match preference for Virginia businesses. Under the bill, for contract of $5,000 or more, a Virginia business has an opportunity to match the lowest bid of an out-of-state bidder if the Virginia bid is within 5

HB306

Authorizes a public body to give preference to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder who participates in the Virginia Registered Apprenticeship.

HB518

Gradually increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25/hour to $15/hour by 2022.

HB544

Permits each local school board to establish High School to Work Partnerships between public high schools and local businesses to create opportunities for high schoolers to participate in apprenticeships, internships, or job

HB632

Requires the Board of Education to establish career investigation courses and programs of instruction to further interest in a career and education in technical skills.

HB715

Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25/hour to $10.10/hour effective January 1, 2019.

HB973

Requires employers with 15 or more full-time employees to give each such employee 40 hours of paid medical and family leave per year.

HJ17

Requests that the Standards of Learning Innovation Committee study experiential learning and workforce development opportunities for high school students in high-demand fields.

SB240

Gradually increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25/hour to $11.25/hour by July 1, 2021.

SB251

Gradually increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25/hour to $15/hour by 2020.

SB41

Requires employers with a sick leave program to allow an employee to use his sick leave for the care of an immediate family member for five days per calendar year.

SB58

Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25/hour to $10.10/hour by July 1, 2020.

RECENT FAMILY FRIENDLY ECONOMY LEGISLATIVE ALERTS & REPORTS

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Mar 07 | Alert: Great news!
Bills: HB632 HB544
Mar 01 HB632 Reported
Feb 22 HB544 Reported
Feb 18 | Alert: Family Friendly Economy Post-Crossover Update
Bills: HB632 HB544 HB285 HB518 SB41
Feb 02 HB632 Reported with Substitute