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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 40. Minimum Standards for Jails and Lockups
9/23/2020

6VAC15-40-180. Conditions for Inmate Participation in a Work Release Program.

Inmate participation in a work release program shall conform to the following specific conditions unless ordered otherwise by an appropriate court:

1. Participation by the inmate shall be on a voluntary basis.

2. The following conditions shall be met where the employer has a federal contract:

a. Representatives of local union central bodies or similar labor union organizations shall have been consulted;

b. Employment shall not result in the displacement of employed workers, or be applied in skills, crafts or trades in which there is a surplus of available gainful labor in the locality, or impair existing contracts for services; and

c. Rates of pay and other conditions of employment shall not be less than those paid or provided for work of a similar nature in the locality in which the work is being performed.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-68, and 53.1-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR230-30-001 § 4.5; Volume 11, Issue 21, eff. August 10, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 04, eff. November 22, 2012.

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