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2017 WV Legislative Action


  • House Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer and Pushkin, introduced on Feb. 8, 2017 HB 2169, The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act (The Healthy Workplace Bill-HWB).
  • You can read the text of the bill here.
  • Please contact the State Coordinator to help in your state. Use the form at the bottom of this page. Scroll down.


House Sponsors of HB 2169

Name District Phone E-mail Website
Del. Barbara Evans Fleischauer   D-51, Monongalia (304) 340-3127 barbaraf@wvhouse.gov Here
Del. Mike Pushkinr   D-37, Kanawha (304) 340-3106 mike.pushkin@wvhouse.gov Here



WV Activity in prior years

Bridgeport, WV mayor and city council proclaim Oct. 19-25 Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week, 2014



Lana Cooke, one of the WV State Coordinators, spoke at the National Press Club on Oct. 15, 2012 as part of a major press conference to commemorate WBI Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week. She tells why she created the WV Healthy Workplace Advocates.



On the floor of the WV House Feb. 1, 2012 (left to right)
Delegates Caputo & Manchin, WV Coordinator Lana Cooke, Sponsor Longstreth, WBI Direc. Gary Namie


HB 3015 was introduced by Del. Linda Longstreth on Feb. 4, thanks to the efforts of then-WVU Law student, and now attorney, Taylor Downs, pictured below with Lana Cooke.



Bill History

2014

Delegate Linda Longstreth re-introduced the Healthy and Safe Workplace Act, HB 3015.

2013

Delegate Linda Longstreth re-introduced the Healthy and Safe Workplace Act, HB 2054.

2011

HB 3015 introduced by Delegate Longstreth on Feb. 4, 2011, the first-ever bill for the state.





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