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2019-20 WV Legislative Action

  • House Delegates Barbara Evans Fleischauer and Mike Caputo introduced on Jan. 9, 2019 HB 2062, The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act (The Healthy Workplace Bill-HWB).
  • The bill has been referred to the Industry & Labor Committee. Contact Chair Tom Fast (304) 340-3170 to implore him to schedule a public hearing on this important bill.
  • Read the text of the bill here.

House Sponsors of HB 2062

Name District Phone E-mail Website
Del. Barbara Evans Fleischauer   D-51, Monongalia (304) 340-3127 barbaraf@wvhouse.gov Here
Del. Mike Caputo   D-50, Marion (304) 340-3249 mike.caputo@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.