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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 55. Department Of Human Resource Management
Chapter 20. Commonwealth of Virginia Health Benefits Program
1/22/2021

1VAC55-20-310. Compliance.

The department shall oversee the local employers and state agencies and shall assist the employees thereof in the pursuit of all rights and benefits. The department shall hold the employee harmless for any errors made by local employers and state agencies. The cost of any such errors, where applicable, shall be borne by the local employer or state agency, and not the employee.

Nothing in this chapter shall affect the rights of any local employee to bring a cause of action against a local employer for action taken hereunder with respect to such local employer's willful disregard of this chapter. In the event a local employee brings a cause of action against the department due to a local employer's willful disregard for the requirements of this chapter, the local employer as a condition of initial participation in the program shall reimburse the department for any such settlement required by a court of law.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.1-20.1 and 2.1-20.1:02 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR525-01-02 § 3.10, eff. November 21, 1990.

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