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Summary of General Labor, Employment Law, & Health Insurance Issues

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This document summarizes key provisions related to health care, labor, and employment passed by the 2009 Virginia General Assembly. These provisions do not become law unless also signed by the Governor. Passed legislation varies from things like decreasing the required age to drive a commercial truck to postponing the minimum earnings required to receive unemployment benefits after losing a job. Failed legislation includes things like mandated insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders.

What do these provisions reveal about the overall legislative goals of the 2009 Virginia General Assembly? How do they relate to other economic events happening in 2009? What do these provisions reveal about the role of Virginia's government in the economy?

Source: Virginia General Assembly, "Summary of General Labor, Employment Law, & Health Insurance Issues," Virginia Chamber of Commerce (accessed April 13, 2009).

How to Cite This Source
Virginia General Assembly, "Summary of General Labor, Employment Law, & Health Insurance Issues," in Virginia Civics, Item #476, http://vagovernmentmatters.org/primary-sources/476 (accessed July 21, 2018).
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