Even though most of us can't wait until Friday, our jobs are extremely important and necessary for putting food on the table and maintaining our lives. This is why federal and state laws protect the rights of employees and regulate employer actions. Welcome to FindLaw's section on the employment laws of West Virginia, with authoritative descriptions of the law for non-attorneys. This section covers West Virginia's overtime law (in addition to a summary of federal law), a list of legal holidays and an explanation of what that means for employees, whistleblower laws protecting employees who report their employer's misdeeds, and more. Click on a link below to learn more about West Virginia's employment laws.